• Technical Manager - Submarine & Security Integration Logistics

    Posted Date 4 days ago(12/3/2019 10:03 AM)
    ID
    2019-41788
    Job Location
    USA-MA-Pittsfield
    Required Clearance
    Secret, obtainable within 24 months
    Category
    Engineering-Other
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Management or Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience to meet managerial expectations.

     

    CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
    Department of Defense SECRET security clearance is required at time 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 Technical Manager of Integrated Logisitcs Support of Submarine and Security programs.  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.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

     

    REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:

    • Responsible for the execution of all logistics scope on submarine programs. This includes preparing inputs for proposals, provisioning / end of life analysis, initiating material procurement, government furnished material coordination, and inventory management including warehousing and dispositioning
    • Ensure design interface between Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) and engineering occurs at the beginning and throughout a program lifecycle so that supportability is designed into a program/product
    • Participates in development of program strategies and teaming strategies as they relate to the assigned task
    • Coordinates inputs of technical experts of the different elements of ILS to craft inputs for proposals. This includes both the technical solution and supported cost estimates.
    • Leads discussions across engineering, contracts, and program management to assess impacts on ILS requirements from proposed changes
    • Identifies technical and organizational risks and ensures they are included in risk management database along with ILS mitigation plans
    • Hire and develop employees through mentoring, training plan development, on the job training opportunities, etc. in technical and soft skill areas
    • Prepares team for internal audits and in development of corrective action plans
    • Directs unit workload to meet program and customer delivery requirements
    • Understands Cost Account Management (CAM) and applies the concepts to ILS scope and budgets
    • Communicates regularly with customer, project team, and internal management. This includes all internal functions including all engineering functions, manufacturing, shipping & receiving, property, reliability, quality, field sites and human resources.
    • Responsible for team that manages transactions and storage of government material
    • Provides guidance to subordinates within the latitude of established company policies
    • Follows processes and operational policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
    • Develops and administers schedules and performance requirements to meet allocated budgets
    • Interacts with functional peer group managers involving matters between functional areas, other company units, or divisions
    • May be required to travel (<10%)

      KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
      • Must possess a leadership mindset exemplified by these behaviors:
        • Develop yourself
        • Develop others
        • Be a team player
        • Communicate effectively
        • Develop and sustain relationships needed to be successful
        • Shape culture and positively impact the morale, motivation, and engagement of those around you
        • Operate at the right level and deliver on your commitments
        • Think and act strategically
        • Confront reality
        • Take reasonable, managed risks
      • Excellent knowledge of the elements of logistics
      • Ability to grow and develop a workforce
      • Ability to lead, mentor, and motivate a team
      • Ability to lead other disciplines for program resolution and/or enhancements
      • Ability to communicate within and across teams
      • Effective at communicating with peer managers and upper management
      • Skilled at executing complex tasks
      • Self directed / self starting
      • Ability to recruit, motivate, and retain people
      • Effective written and verbal communication skills
      • Ability to drive completion on multiple tasks/projects simultaneously
      • Ability to diffuse conflicts and resolve issues
      • Knowledge of or ability to learn ILS software applications/tools
      • Knowledge of business practices preferred; including:
        • Proposal process
        • Contract geometry
        • Earned Value Management
        • Scheduling/Planning
        • Workload Forecasting
      Knowledge of internal common processes preferred



    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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