Hardware Quality Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-06
General Dynamics Mission Systems (https://gdmissionsystems.com/careers/)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Scottsdale
Arizona
United States

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Industrial Engineering, or a related specialized technical 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
The selected candidate must be able to obtain Department of Defense security clearance if required. 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 (GDMS) has an immediate opening for a Hardware Quality Assurance Engineer, with a background in space manufacturing to join our Scottsdale Mission Assurance team. 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. GDMS employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
The Hardware Quality Engineer will perform the following representative duties and tasks:
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
Designs methods and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision and accuracy of supplier incoming hardware.
Performs analysis of reports and test data to identify trends and recommend updates or changes to quality standards and procedures when necessary
Provides technical review of documents, drawings, test procedures, and project plans
Compares defects against standards and recommends dispositions, verifies implementation of rework and re-test activities
Collects, organizes and analyzes data, generates and/or reviews metrics
Performs audits, assigns corrective action, and verifies implementation on suppliers
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 suppliers
Provides resolution to a diverse range of complex problems
Works as an individual technical contributor on one or more projects
Recognized as an Subject Matter Expert in a specific domain of expertise (e.g. hardware or software engineering, Electro Static Discharge Program)
Manages Supplier Source Inspection Process
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

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Prefer background with hardware that is launched into space
Prefer supply chain quality experience
Strong use and understanding of domain (hardware, software, systems, logistics, manufacturing) methodologies, tools, and standards
Strong knowledge of AS9100, CMMI, ISO 14001ASME, ANSI, EIA, etc.
Highly skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
Strong ability to clearly report information relevant to sound quality engineering processes
Strong knowledge of interpretation of drawings
Strong skill in reviewing documents/drawings/instructions for conformance to requirements techniques
Strong skill in reporting quality activities, findings, and issues both in writing and verbally
Strong knowledge of use of relevant inspection/measurement tools and techniques
Strong computer skills, both desktop software and required factory or engineering tools
Strong knowledge of contract language

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