FBM Shipyard & Shore Sites Technical Manager - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Mission Systems (https://gdmissionsystems.com/careers/)


  full-time   employee

United States

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's of Science or Technology degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience to meet managerial expectations.
Department of Defense Top 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
Job Description
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an FBM Shipyard Technical Manager. 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.
Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects at in Virginia & Washington States.
Reviews status of projects and budgets, manages schedules, and prepares status reports
Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer commitments
Develops mechanisms for monitoring Shipyard progress and for intervention and problem solving with project team, customer and other stakeholders
Leads development of strategic projects or large tasks by applying engineering and organizational knowledge and expertise to achieve technical goals
Provides technical input to Engineering Management in linking project IP strategy to business road-maps
Understands and interprets the technical, organizational and process aspects of the project
Plans and executes small to moderate sized projects or groups of projects
Responsible for the completion of assigned engineering projects within budgetary and scheduling guidelines
Leads a group of engineers and technicians as assigned
Directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of engineering project across multiple locations
Participates in development of program strategies and teaming strategies on a projects
Participates in the development of executable project plans on proposals
May participate in the proposal process
Participates in continuous process improvement efforts
Actively uncovers technical and organizational risks and ensures they are included in risk mitigation plans
Communicates regularly with project customer, supplier(s), project team, and internal management
Travel is required up to 40%
Top Security clearance is required, Secret level at time of hire
Provides resolution to problems to a diverse range of complex problems which require the use of ingenuity and creativity
Is identified as the most effective performer by management
Receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals
Provides guidance to subordinates within the latitude of established company policies
Expected to manage work, set objectives and meet commitments for self and others
Delegates assignments to others for developing solutions
Skilled at executing complex tasks
Strong knowledge of the Fleet Ballistic Missile Program
Experience leading teams in an industrial environment
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Effectively communicates issues, impacts, and corrective actions
Demonstrated ability to lead, mentor, and motivate experienced technical staff
Strong ability to engage in continuous learning
Strong ability to communicate with managers and teammates
Works collaboratively with resources external to the organization to
achieve operational objectives for a complex program
Expected to integrate complex activities
Bachelor's of Science or Technology degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience to meet managerial expectations
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