2023-61519 - Mechanical Manufacturing Engineer


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General Dynamics Mission Systems
100 Plastics Avenue
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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
2023-61519 - Mechanical Manufacturing Engineer
To Commensurate With Experience
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree

As a Mechanical Manufacturing Engineer at Pittsfield, Massachusetts, you’ll be a member of a highly motivated cross functional team responsible for overcoming daily production challenges and continuously delivering on commitments.

You are encouraged to apply if you have any of the knowledge and skills to develop, implement and maintain methods, operation sequence and processes in the manufacturing or fabrication of parts, components, sub-assemblies and final assemblies.

In this position, the Mechanical Manufacturing Engineer will develop strong communications with internal teams to estimate manufacturing costs, determine time standards and make recommendations for tooling and process requirements of new or existing product lines.  At GDMS, we continually seek ways to develop and improve manufacturing methods, utilizing our team’s knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards.

Primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Generate assembly, test, and inspection instructions for manufacturing and repair processes
  • Perform root cause analysis on nonconforming material and develop detailed instruction for rework
  • Develop and enhance assembly aids to improve product quality, product consistency, and reduce build times
  • Read and comprehend both electrical schematics and mechanical drawings as well as possessing working knowledge of manufacturing principles, tooling, equipment, and materials
  • Manage time throughout the day between working directly on the manufacturing floor and working in an office environment
  • Communicate effectively across multiple departments of the company (assemblers, testers, inspectors, material planners, quality, project leads, shop floor supervisors, design engineering, etc.)
  • Implement operational improvement processes to improve product quality, consistency, and/or reduce production time

What you bring to the table:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering, a related specialized area or field, or equivalent experience
  • Clear understanding of manufacturing engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Clear understanding with manufacturing processes and electrical/mechanical components, systems and applications

What sets you apart:

  • Proficiency with modeling CAD tools to create mechanical models and drawings
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing and fabrication methods, as well as technical, government, and industry standards
  • Creative thinker capable of leading a team in the preparation of project design, testing, and prototype fabrication
  • Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development for yourself and others

Our Commitment to You:

  • An exciting career path with opportunities for continuous learning and development.
  • Competitive benefits, including 401k matching, flex time off, paid parental leave, healthcare benefits, health & wellness programs, employee resource and social groups, and more
  • See more at gdmissionsystems.com/careers/why-work-for-us/benefits

Workplace Options:
This position is fully on-site where you will be part of the Pittsfield, Massachusetts team.


Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 2+ years of job-related experience or a Master's degree. Agile experience preferred.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required within a reasonable period of time. 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.

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