General Dynamics Ordnance & Tactical Systems

Engineer 3

Job Locations US-FL-St Petersburg | US-NJ-Picattiny
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Full Time


We here at General Dynamics are looking to add an Engineer 3 to join our Munition Systems team. In this role you will provide engineering technical support for complicated and difficult research, development, production, proposals, new and ongoing operations of assigned activities.

Major Position Responsibilities

  • Implements existing and new ordnance designs for the U.S. Government and other commercial entities.
  • Identifies, recommends and incorporates a variety of complex, new product development, product improvements and cost reductions by maintaining or increasing production levels while improving products, production costs, yields, quality and safety within scheduled milestones and established budgets.
  • Troubleshoots process problems and identifies solutions which reduce issues while increasing efficiencies of production units and conserves maintenance costs.
  • Develops and implements processes to identify potential errors and develops solutions to eliminate the reoccurrence of those problems.
  • Directs investigatory plans/processes for plant and supplier trials and visits to determine performance capabilities.
  • Develops process procedures to ensure that documentation is updated, accurate and understandable.
  • Conducts and analyzes engineering proposals to develop process requirements and related technical data pertaining to a wide variety of products, complex test methods, procedures, parts, and equipment needed to implement engineering change proposals (ECP).
  • Present technical briefings to a multidisciplined audience.
  • Prepares technical reports and engineering documentation (ECP, RFW, RFD, SOW, TDPL, BTR, QAP, PIP).
  • Researches and prepares failure analysis including root cause analysis and corrective actions.
  • Confers with research personnel to clarify or resolve problems and develops design.
  • Conducts complex engineering experiments to test, prove or modify theoretical propositions on basis of research findings and experiences of others researchingrelated technological areas.
  • Conducts engineering studies on design for products, associated and subsystems components and structures.
  • Analyzes complex engineering proposals, process requirements and related technical data pertaining to design and to determine feasibility of product proposal.
  • Reviews and evaluates complex designs for improving performance or other factors, or to obtain data for development.
  • Initiates cost reduction proposals and investigates proposals from other sources, compiles appropriate information, makes recommendations for action and checks on results obtained.
  • Conducts process audits of subcontractors.
  • Determines feasibility of designs considering costs, time limitations, planning and other technical and economic factors.
  • Interfaces with all levels of management and employees to gather information and provide guidance for implementation.
  • Directs the evaluation of findings to develop new concepts, products, equipment, or processes or to develop applications of findings to new uses.
  • Prepares technical reports for use by engineering or management for long and short range planning, or for use by sales engineering personnel in sales or technical services activities.
  • Interfaces with all levels of management and employees to gather information and provides guidance for implementation.
  • Functions as GDOTS technical representative in the areas specific to functional areas within production or research and development.
  • Strong computer skills, administrative data control, scheduling and team interface.
  • Prepares or directs preparations of product or system layout and detailed drawings and schematics.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's in Engineering from a four-year college or university
  • 2-5 years of relevant engineering experience


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