• Hardware Quality Engineer

    Posted Date 4 months ago(4 months ago)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    Secret, obtainable within 24 months
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Industrial Engineering, or a related specialized technical area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    GDMS has an immediate opening for a Hardware Quality Engineer.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  GDMS employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


    The Hardware Quality Engineer will perform the following representative duties and tasks:


    • Designs, implements, and maintains quality assurance protocols and methods for processing materials into partially finished or finished products
    • Designs methods and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision and accuracy of production processes, production equipment and finished products
    • Performs analysis of reports and production data to identify trends, recommend updates or changes to quality standards and procedures, and participates in continuous improvement and problem solving activities within the project
    • Provides technical review of documents, drawings, assembly instructions, and project plans
    • Compares defects against standards and recommends dispositions, verifies implementation of rework
    • Performs audits, assigns corrective action, and verifies implementation
    • Reviews documents/Drawings/Instructions for conformance to requirements and witnesses and/or monitors test activities
    • Contact with project leaders and other professionals within Engineering and Operations departments, with project teams across the company, and external suppliers and customers on multiple programs
    • Up to 25% travel may be required

    The Hardware Quality Engineer must possess the following knowledge, skillls, and abilities: 


    • Proficient knowledge of domain (hardware, software, systems, logistics, manufacturing) methodologies, tools, and standards
    • Proficient knowledge of AS9100 industry
    • Proficient written and verbal communications skills
    • Ability to think creatively, multi-task, and sell concepts/ideas
    • Contributes to the achievement of business objectives
    • Proficient skill in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
    • Proficient ability to clearly report relevant to sound quality engineering processes
    • Proficient knowledge of interpretation of drawings
    • Proficient skill in reviewing documents/drawings/instructions for conformance to requirements techniques
    • Proficient skill in reporting quality activities, findings, and issues both in writing and verbally
    • Proficient knowledge of use of relevant inspection/measurement tools and techniques

    A Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required within 24 months of hire.  The selected candidate must be able to obtain Department of Defense security clearance if required. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.




    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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