General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Materials and Process Supervisor in San Diego, California
Job ID#: 18988BR
Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
Title: Materials and Process Supervisor
Job Category: Engineering
City: San Diego
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary
Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%
Clearance Required?: No
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 for an experienced leader to supervise our Materials and Process engineering team. This is a dynamic role that will interface initially with our design teams and provide guidance throughout the completion of the manufacturing process. The ideal candidate with have experience focused in metal materials and have an understanding Naval aerospace standards.
Duties and Responsibilities
Supervise and direct the work of Engineers and Technicians and oversee their output for consistency and accuracy
Plan and schedule work assignments for the team. Monitor project schedules, timelines and deliverables using standard project management tools and engineering systems
Act as the primary contact for the team; serve as the liaison in providing status across engineering and other internal teams
Assure that internal and customer needs are identified and addressed
Provide technical guidance to team members and reviews the accuracy and completeness of assignments.
Define individual accountability and milestones to meet project objectives. Communicates performance expectations and provides assistance to resolve problems encountered by the team. May participate or lead design reviews with internal teams or customers
Monitor and maintain budgetary controls; allocate resources and make recommendations on the acquisition and use of equipment, systems, or other capital expenditures
Makes recommendations on human resources actions (e.g. staffing, training, compensation, etc.)
Mentor or serve as a resource to share specialized knowledge with others
Over see Research, design, develop and create detail drawings and parts lists for mechanical test setups and test systems such as for lab environmental/flight testing of aircraft components.
Plan and conduct structural and mechanical tests and test programs
Design test fixtures as needed to characterize materials and hardware designs for aerospace applications
Select components, set-up and operate test instrumentation including strain gages, load cells, airflow sensors, displacement sensors, etc
Assist in assembly and integration of hardware to be tested
Supervise and work with technicians on mechanical testing
Perform tests of mechanical assemblies to insure compliance with product specifications
Write test procedures and reports
Plan, conduct and document tests in accordance with aerospace specifications
Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; fifteen or more years of experience with a bachelors degree, thirteen or more years of experience with a masters degree, or ten or more years with a PhD
Has thorough technical knowledge applicable to the team’s engineering specialty, products, engineering applications, and tools to effectively advise and guide the team
Effective interpersonal and formal communication and presentation skills; ability to provide coaching and maintain open communication within the team and with other business areas
Ability to guide and develop the team through effective feedback, recognition, skill assessment, and training.
Thorough understanding of industry and regulatory standards and compliance requirements
Demonstrates an extensive technical expertise and application of engineering principles, concepts, theory, and practice with the ability to organize, plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones with some experience in project leadership
Prior experience with maritime materials and finishes to minimize the impact of corrosion
Prior welding engineering experience
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.