• Senior Manufacturing Operations Technician

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/22/2019 2:10 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    Secret, obtainable within reasonable time based on requirements
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Associate’s degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.


    Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is preferred at time of hire. Candidates must be able to obtain a SECRET clearance within a reasonable amount of time from date of hire. 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.


    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Manufacturing Operations Technician in our Scottsdale, AZ location. 



    • Maintain and create work instructions using a variety of software tools.  
    • Maintain and trouble shoot the shop floor system (Solumina and Eclipse). 
    • Works well in a Space traceability Environment   
    • Seeks out opportunities for process improvements and continuous improvement
    • Performs a variety of systems integration equipment and/or process operations involving an application of technical skills
    • Interprets engineering drawings and diagrams
    • Notifies appropriate personnel for changes needed to the engineering configuration data base
    • Maintains/revises manufacturing work instructions in electronic instruction and reporting systems
    • Familiar with statistical process controls
    • Assists engineering in the set up manufacturing processes
    • Troubleshoots manufacturing system and processes issues to root cause
    • Repairs and/or modifies manufacturing systems under the direction of senior specialists and/or engineers
    • May perform preventive maintenance functions on manufacturing equipment
    • Implements and documents basic practical solutions for process improvement
    • Executes experiments under the direction of an engineer or senior specialist
    • Communicates with internal customers include manufacturing support manager, production personnel, coach, operations manager, engineering
    • Normally works under the guidance of a more senior individual
    • Space Electronics experience preferred


    • Clear understanding of computer software applications used in a manufacturing environment
    • General problem solving skills
    • General subject matter expertise in assigned area
    • Mechanical and/or electrical aptitude
    • Possesses effective verbal and written communication skills
    • General computer skills 

    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. 

    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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