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Manufacturing Information Technology

Location: Sterling Heights, MI, United States
Date Posted:
Category: Manufacturing Operations
Requisition ID: 11726
Career Level: Mid-Career
Remote Work Options: On-Site
Clearance Type: None

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Job Description

About the Role

  • Candidate should possess a hands-on IT technical background as well as an in-depth understanding of manufacturing execution applications and business processes.
  • Intimate knowledge of Computer Aided Process Planning and Manufacturing Execution Systems.
  • General knowledge of ERP/MRP Systems.
  • Knowledge of Quality Information System (QIS) and manufacturing quality process.
  • Familiarity with PLM/PDM systems such as Teamcenter or Windchill.
  • Familiarity with enterprise reporting tools such as OBIEE or COGNOS.
  • Ability to analyze and diagnose the root cause of bugs or issues with software systems.  This goes beyond simply documenting trouble tickets.
  • Ability to solution a work-around and permanent technical solutions to address bugs and new business cases.
  • Write and understand queries written in Structured Query Language (SQL).
  • Familiarity with Oracle RDBMS.
  • Maintain and develop J2ee applications that support manufacturing operations.
  • Ability to understand and author solutions using Java, SQL, JSP, MVC and others.
  • Familiarity with enterprise reporting tools such as OBIEE or COGNOS.
  • General Understanding of our plant capabilities.
  • The ability to support required Audits including Customer DCMA / DCAA and Internal ISO and corporate audits.
  • Support proposal development on Manufacturing related IT solutions. 
  • Support manufacturing and divisional process improvement initiatives.

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.

What We Offer

Whether you are starting your career or an experienced 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.


Qualifications Sought

  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering/ IT related fields (or equivalent) is required; additional graduate-level degree a plus.
  • Thrive in a flexible and ever-changing manufacturing environment supporting a variety of products and process’.
  • Ability to function in a team-based environment.
  • Comfortable briefing complex topics to high-level audiences, including top Leadership at GD Land Systems.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to work independently in a self-motivated environment.
  • Capable of frequent interfaces with all functional organizations and suppliers.
  • Established skills in technical leadership, project execution and conflict management – with proven competency in effective problem solving and decision making.

Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company offering a broad portfolio of products and services in business aviation; ship construction and repair; land combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; and technology products and services. General Dynamics employs more than 100,000 people across 65 countries worldwide and in all 50 U.S. states, more information is available at General Dynamics Land Systems, is a business unit of General Dynamics, and is an innovative leader of ground combat systems’ equipment and software for our clients. Our performance-driven team partners with the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corp and other militaries across the Globe to ensure that next generation ground combat vehicles are ready to protect our fighting men and women in uniform. General Dynamics Lands Systems provides a competitive compensation package, site specific flexible work schedules, 401(k) with Company Match; Bonus Eligibility, Employee Development Opportunities, Tuition Reimbursement, On-site Amenities, and comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance. At General Dynamics Land Systems, we strive to be champions who drive diversity, equity and inclusion. We are committed to our values and beliefs to provide a healthy and secure working environment that empowers team members to build careers that reward. We are focused on supporting an inclusive company that recognizes the value in creating a dynamic team that is diverse.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, General Dynamics Land Systems (“GDLS”) provides all persons with equal opportunity and access to all aspects of employment process, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, age, disability, status as a protected veteran, or membership in any group protected by federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. GDLS also is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans.. If, due to a disability, you need an accommodation to search or apply for an opportunity with GDLS, please call 586-825-4000 or send an e-mail to [email protected] for assistance and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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