Huriot — Materials and Analysis Manager at General Dynamics Land Systems

Materials and Analysis Manager

General Dynamics Land Systems

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Role Details

Position Description:

About the Role:\ As a member of the Analysis & Structures Team, which supports the management of some of our labs.  You will be joining a dynamic group of engineers responsible for the providing technical oversight for a family of ground vehicles. The engineer will participate in activities manpower planning, talent acquisition, performance evaluations along with guidance in the areas of RCCA, failure analysis, obsolescence and re-certifications as required.\ Company Information\ General Dynamics is a successful Fortune 100, global aerospace and defense company, with over 90,000 employees world-wide. General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, has a strong foundation of delivering core engineering and manufacturing capabilities to our clients for military vehicles. Our team is focused on continuous process and productivity improvements that reduce product costs, while increasing troop safety and effectiveness.  Land Systems continues to work with the US Armed Forces and its Allies to ensure these vehicles remain survivable, relevant, flexible, affordable and capable of addressing a dynamic threat environment.\ Hybrid or onsite\ Due to the nature of the work, this role may require on-site presence up to 100% at times.\ What We Offer:\ Starting your career or you are an experience professional, we offer a Total Rewards package that is Impactful and built for you.\ Healthcare including medical, dental, vision, HSA and Flex Spending\ competitive base pay, incentive pay that rewards individual and team performance, and comprehensive benefits.\ 401k Match (6%)\ Educational Assistance\ 9-80 Work Schedule (This position\'s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.)\ On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment\ Onsite Cafeteria, remodeled with new equipment Fitness Center, and Outdoor fitness track\ Responsibilities to Anticipate/Expect:\ This position will lead a staff of about 20 diverse engineers from several engineering disciplines. It includes manpower planning, hiring, DEI, performance evaluations and other personnel related actions.\ This position is responsible for a group of laboratories (Materials Lab, Hydraulic/Suspension Lab, Air Flow Lab, and the Dynamometer Lab) providing technical oversight as needed, and administrative oversight to ensure effective lab operation.\ This position supports current Production and Supplier RCCA, failure analysis, obsolescence, substitution, re-certification as required.\ Ensures lab safety processes and works with GDLS health and safety to ensure that proper safety protocols are in place and followed.\ Oversees that lab equipment is properly maintained and in good working order. Coordinates the writing of capital projects to replace aging equipment and arrange for repair and preventative maintenance of existing equipment. In addition, will be involved with the strategic planning of lab improvements, expansion and new capabilities as new technologies are introduced and implemented.\ Manages the Materials Engineering function which includes, drawing review, engineering support, lab testing and HazMat review and contract deliverable creation.\ Manages analysis group including FEA (Finite Element Analysis) and CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) operation and ant Dimensional Analysis functions.\ Ensures software and manpower needs are met and analysis is completed on schedule for areas of responsibility.\ Participates in Process Improvement, systematic RCCA and other process optimization activities.\ Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications / What you must have\ BS in Chemistry, Materials Engineering or Materials Science or Mechanical E

General Dynamics Land Systems provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • Published on: Feb 01, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Sterling Heights, Michigan
  • Salary: negotiable
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