General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Engineering Manufacturing Liaison in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 17478BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: Engineering Manufacturing Liaison

Job Category: Supply Chain Management

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Travel Percentage Required: None

Clearance Required?: Desired

Job Summary:

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We have an exciting opportunity as an Engineering Manufacturing Liaison in our Army ICP Quality department to work out of our Poway, CA location.

Under general supervision and with on-going review, this position supports program engineering and manufacturing by serving as a liaison between the engineering and manufacturing departments. Reviews program development progress and expedites critical path components and processes to maintain schedule. Evaluates and resolves engineering related production problems related to manufacturing, design, quality and material engineering. Maintains physical control of program assets. May negotiate lead times with suppliers and manage schedules for timely delivery. This position involves the exercise of independent judgment and discretion about matters of significance.


  • Inputs data directly and works extensively with the Army Maintenance Management System – Aviation (TAMMS-A/MCDS)

  • Works with fielded units to insure proper documentation in TAMMS-A/MCDS

  • Reviews logbooks and ensures corresponding bulletins have been complied with and documented in TAMMS-A/MCDS

  • Reviews, updates and manages system configurations as received into the supply chain database: Catalog Ordering Logistics Tracking System (COLTS)

  • Works closely with inventory control point personnel to ensure configuration accuracy in COLTS database

  • Works closely with depot personnel to ensure configuration accuracy in COLTS database

  • Uses various databases to research inventory and maintenance transactions to ensure data accuracy in COLTS.

  • Works with the inventory control point to ensure configurations are accurate when they are disposed of

  • Verifies international shipment documentation for accuracy and maintains metrics for reporting

  • Works closely with Engineering and Configuration Management teams to ensure the complete processing of engineering change proposals (ECP’s) and awaiting work instructions (AWI’s).

  • Works closely with various supply chain departments to ensure follow through processing of inventory affected by ECP’s and AWI’s.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a bachelor’s degree in business, planning or a related discipline. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education. Must have a basic knowledge of production and engineering support principles and concepts and a general understanding of practices, techniques, and standards.

  • Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to use independent analysis and judgment in developing solutions to a variety of non-routine problems; (2) excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills to accurately document and report findings to a variety of audiences; (3) excellent interpersonal skills to influence and guide employees and managers; and (4) strong computer skills.

  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.

  • Experience with COLTS (Catalog Ordering Logistics Tracking System) desired.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.