About the Role:
The role of the advance products organization is to provide the foundation for advanced capabilities that will place GDLS in the highest strategic position with the customer. The objective is to provide an extensible technology base that not only meets the customer ask, but also demonstrates what the art of the possible is, keeping GDLS in the technological forefront.
This position is for a mechanical engineer to work with the New Capability Development (rapid prototyping) team. Engineering responsibilities will include the ability work to design requirements, utilizing a model-based implementation approach, and be responsible for behavioral integration of subsystems systems in military ground vehicles. The primary areas of focus will include integration hardware and functional subsystem integration.
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.
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%)
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 for this role:
Rapidly prototype design concepts and detailed designs in support of advanced product development.
CAD model and drawing development.
Apply subsystem modeling and simulation techniques in order to characterize system performance utilizing a variety of software tools.
Apply mechanical engineering principles in design and development of various subsystems (materials, welding, geometric dimensioning and tolerance (GD&T) and design for manufacturability).
Provide support to rapid prototyping of advanced vehicle prototypes, technical corrective action formulation, troubleshooting and redesign activities.
Write test plans, execute verification tests and evaluate results of subsystem components.
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.
0-3 years of work experience.
CAD modeling experience.
High aptitude for problem-solving.
Ability to adapt to a changing environment.
Ability to operate independently with minimal guidance.
Dedicated with a positive and inquisitive attitude.
Must be able to work independently on component and system designs however, also be able to work well in a collaborative environment for vehicle integration.
Ability to work occasional weekends, evenings when overtime is required.
Ability to travel up to 10% to other facilities and military installations if needed.
Additional Information / Desired Experience
This position may require eligibility to obtain a US security clearance. (Non-US Citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance)
Experience with Matlab.
Experience with Mechatronic Systems.
Experience with Finite Element Analysis (FEA).
Experience with NX, or Creo.
Experience with Teamcenter and Vis Mockup.
Experience with mechanical design, analysis, fabrication, and testing.
Pay Transparency: GDLS considers factors such as, scope/responsibilities of the position, candidate experience, education/training background, in addition to local market comparable and business considerations when extending an offer.
General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race and/or ethnic background, national origin and/or ancestry, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, age, military service, veteran status, disability, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, genetic information, or membership in any class protected by applicable law from discrimination in employment.