Senior Supplier Quality Engineer - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Mission Systems (


  full-time   employee

United States

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
Department of Defense Secret Clearance obtainable within a reasonable amount 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.
Responsibilities for this Position
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Supplier Quality Engineer. 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.
Designs, implements, and maintains quality assurance protocols and methods for processing materials into partially finished or finished products
Designs methods and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision and accuracy of production processes, production equipment and finished products
Performs analysis of reports and production data to identify trends and recommend updates or changes to quality standards and procedures when necessary
Provides technical review of documents, drawings, assembly instructions, and project plans
Compares defects against standards and recommends dispositions, verifies implementation of rework
Collects, organizes and analyzes project data, generates and/or reviews metrics
Participates in project reviews and meetings including technical design reviews, technical peer reviews, material review boards, change control boards, failure review boards
Participates in continuous improvement and problem solving activities within the project
Reviews documents/Drawings/Instructions for conformance to requirements
May provide leadership and/or direction to lower level employees
Witnesses and/or monitors test activities
Contributes to the completion of major programs and projects
Regular contact with senior levels of internal work groups
Works under limited direction
Contact with project leaders and other professionals within Engineering and Operations departments, and with project teams across the company
Frequent contact with external customers
Provides resolution to a diverse range of complex problems
Works as an individual technical contributor on one or more projects
Recognized as an authority in a specific domain of expertise (e.g. hardware or software engineering)
Participates as an active member of the project team
Independently determines approach to solutions
Failure to accomplish results or errors may cause significant delays or require the substantial expenditure of resources
Travel may be required
Security clearance may be required

Highly proficient knowledge of domain; electro-mechanical components, Printed Wiring Boards, Back-Planes, Connectors, etc.
Highly proficient knowledge of ISO 9001:2015, AS9100D, CMMI, ISO 14001ASME, ANSI, EIA, etc.
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications
Highly proficient written and verbal communications skills
Ability to think creatively
Ability to multi-task
Contributes to the achievement of business objectives
Highly proficient skill in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
Highly proficient ability to clearly report relevant to sound quality engineering processes
Ability to sell concepts and ideas
Highly proficient knowledge of interpretation of drawings
Highly proficient skill in reviewing documents/drawings/instructions for conformance to requirements techniques
Highly proficient skill in reporting quality activities, findings, and issues both in writing and verbally
Highly proficient interpersonal skills
Highly proficient knowledge of use of relevant inspection/measurement tools and techniques
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