2022-55684 - Mfg Operations Cell Lead


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General Dynamics Mission Systems
100 Plastics Avenue

Website: gdmissionsystems.com

Company Description:
Platforms: Smarter. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we solve the toughest security and technology challenges facing our nation and its allies by building smarter mission-critical products and systems.We develop mission critical C4ISR solutions across the land, sea, air, space and cyber domains. As you might imagine, we can offer career paths that fit almost any area of expertise. Almost any background or interests. And almost any short- and long-term career goals. At our location in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, we develop advanced solutions to support the U.S. Navy's latest ships and combat systems.

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

Learn more about the Pittsfield facility here: www.gdmissionsystems.com/PittsfieldMA.

Additional Business Name: General Dynamics Mission Systems

2022-55684 - Mfg Operations Cell Lead
Per Year
Full Time
Associate Degree

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Mfg Operations Cell Lead.  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.


Supervises the day-to-day workflow of subordinate nonexempt workers who put together component parts to make assemblies, subassemblies, packaging or completed units.

Reviews production schedules, material, and manpower resources in order to assign employees to maximize production objectives, maintain quality and attain output requirements.

Informs assigned employees of production and material problems and coordinates with support groups to resolve problems affecting schedules.

Participates in establishing and modifying operational methods and processes by recommending changes in materials, equipment, and procedures.

Maintains a variety of reports, records, and production documentation to reflect schedules, performance, methods, etc. Ensures the employment, training, employee motivation, counseling, and performance management of employees supervised.

May direct subordinates through "lead" employees within the department.

May participate as a mentor to other employees and support performance management activities.

Ensures training certifications are up to date for employees within area of responsibility.

May lead or participate in Project/ Process improvement teams.

Interacts with Quality Personnel to ensure area quality objectives are met.

May be 1st Level Supervisor of people.


  • Strong knowledge of production activities
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong ability to present at management meetings
  • Possesses motivation, leadership, mentoring and facilitating skills
  • Strong ability to transfer knowledge and experience across product lines
  • Strong skills in problem solving
  • Strong knowledge of process improvement methods and tools.
  • Strong computer skills

Business or Technical Associate's Degree or the equivalent experience is required. In addition, a minimum of 2 years of related experience is required; 2 years of production supervisory experience is preferred.

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