• Machinist

    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/30/2018 12:05 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    No clearance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Associate's degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience


    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.


    This is a 2nd shift position that runs from 5:15PM-2:45AM

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Machinist.  The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


    This is a 2nd shift position that runs from 5:15PM-2:45AM




    • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished work piece, sequence of operations and setup requirements
    • Measures, makes and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or work piece as guides for subsequent machining
    • Selects, aligns and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, jig borers and grinders
    • Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input or edit computerized machine control media
    • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.
    • Verifies, by initials, conformance of finished work piece to specifications
    • Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data
    • Fits and assembles parts into complete assembly
    • Verifies dimensions and alignment of assembly
    • Draws sketches of tooling for part to be fabricated
    • Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers or others to resolve machining or assembly problems
    • Maintains traceability of material by keeping lot items together or serialized
    • Notifies supervisor or Lead Person as instructed when order is completed for sign off
    • Maintains equipment and immediate work area in a clean and orderly condition
    • Monitors and verifies quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures
    • Interfaces with employees and managers within the department
    • Works under general supervision and instructions given for routine work, and detailed instructions given for new activities or special assignments



    • Ability to read and follow instructions including Engineering and CAD drawings
    • Clear interpersonal skills to cooperate and work effectively with others
    • Clear communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Clear computer skills
    • Clear organizational skills
    • Able to use mechanical hand and simple power tools

    This is a 2nd shift position that runs from 5:15PM-2:45AM


    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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