Manufacturing Operations Technician

3 weeks ago
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GDMS - Legacy GDAIS Rate Structure

Basic Qualifications

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


Applicants selected may 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 Manufacturing Operations Technician. 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.



·      Perform functions associated with all manufacturing operations, including working with engineers in developing process procedures, assembly instructions, process set-up, preventive maintenance and/or calibration tasks.

·      Ensure product is compliant to all necessary requirements

·      Uses sophisticated programs/software to author and issue work plans and/or collect and evaluate operating data to    .

·      Determines and develops methods and procedures to execute, control, or modify the manufacturing .process.

·      Become a recognized leader and manufacturing resource for facilitating continuous improvement projects.

·      Familiar with execution of statistical process controls

·      Troubleshoots manufacturing systems and process issues to root cause; seeks out opportunities for process improvement

·      Recognize need and purchase manufacturing equipment.

·      Identify tooling needs, design or assist in designing, developing, and purchasing new tooling.

·      Perform back-up duties for other areas as necessary.

·      May conduct experiments and tests within assembly, fabrication or processing operations to support engineering and reliability

·      Prepares records, charts, and graphs of results for presentation to engineering and takes actions to improve yield problems or test new products

·      May install, qualify, maintain, and repair line manufacturing equipment

·      Handles unexpected demands and adapts to new situations



·      Practice creative thinking and ideation to advance our business performance.

·      Influential with others and demonstrates superior communication and collaborative skills consistent with expectations for position

·      Solid knowledge of computer software applications used in a manufacturing environment

·      Solid problem solving skills

·      General subject matter expertise in assigned area

·      Mechanical and electrical aptitude


Candidate should have a good understanding and allpications of technical principles, theories and concepts in the field of manufacturing.  Provide technical solutions, disposition of discrepant material and root cause corrective action to a wode range of manufacturing problems with solutions are imaginative, thorough, and practicable.


The preferred candidate will have experience in electronic assemblies, circuit card industry, general knowledge of soldering, de-fluxing, stacking, bonding. and conformal coating is preferable


Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma knowledge is also 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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