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Electrical Engineering Manager - 2022-55283

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems
Location: Pittsfield
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Electrical Engineering 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. Duties and Tasks:

  • Provides leadership in defining technology, tool and process strategy across a technical domain
  • Overall responsibility for the engineering aspects of a technical domain, to include the acquisition of critical resources
  • Directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of engineering efforts within area of responsibility
  • Capable of identifying project risks, assessing issues and developing resolutions that meet cost, schedule productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives
  • Review's status of projects and budgets, manages schedules, and prepares status reports
  • Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, clients and other stakeholders
  • Serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management
  • Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function
  • Handles personnel issues within area of responsibility including merit planning, performance reviews and disciplinary actions
  • Participates in development of technical strategies and teaming strategies in technical domain
  • Participates in the proposal process, including the development of executable project plans on proposals
  • Ensures process compliance of all engineering activity in area of responsibility
  • Leads specific process improvement activities
  • Determines and implements the organizational training needs in accordance with the requirements of the technical domain
  • Ensures that domain engineers are active in developing risk mitigation plans and managing their risk profiles
  • May have budget responsibilities
  • Frequently interacts with subordinate supervisors and employees
  • Communicates regularly with project customer, and suppliers, project team, and internal management
  • Regular contact with all other personnel in area of responsibility
  • 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
  • Recommends changes to policies and establishes procedures that affect immediate organization(s)
  • Expected to manage work, set objectives and meet commitments for self and others
  • Delegates assignments to others for developing solutions
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Previous experience with Strategic (or other High Consequence) Systems
    • Strong leadership skills
    • Applies or develops highly advanced technologies, principles, theories and concepts
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills, bridges communication across teams
    • Strong ability to think creatively
    • Strong ability to multi-task, skilled at executing complex tasks
    • Strong ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
    • Strong ability to understand and apply project leadership principles including SPI/CPI, Earned Value, Cost Account Management (CAM)
    • Strong experience in driving continuous improvement in Engineering process and tools
    • Works collaboratively with resources external to the functional or program team
    • Responsible for establishing and achieving operational objectives for a moderately complex function, program or program scope
    • Expected to integrate complex activities
    • Strong proficiency at all responsibilities associated with the position
    • Strong ability to recruit, manage and retain people
    • Typically has strong experience in this area of expertise
    • Understands, evaluates and guides the focus of all activities in a technical domain
    • Recognized internally and externally as an expert in their field
    • Demonstrates consistently high ratings on People Commitments

Keywords: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Pittsfield , Electrical Engineering Manager - 2022-55283, Executive , Pittsfield, Massachusetts

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