Engineering Group Head II - Aircraft Outfitting Baseline Design (Sign-On/Relocation Available) - Military Veterans

at General Dynamics

Savannah, Georgia

Responsibilities for this Position

Engineering Group Head II - Aircraft Outfitting Baseline Design (Sign-On/Relocation Available) (208290)
Req Id 208290 - Posted Jan 18, 2023 - Savannah, GA, US

Engineering Group Head II - Aircraft Outfitting Baseline Design (Sign-On/Relocation Available)in GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

Together we fly

Our aircraft are industry leaders and so are our people. We're looking for talented, motivated individuals who are ready to do innovative work, and we offer exciting career opportunities worldwide.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a multi-discipline engineering team within the Completions Engineering Baseline Design department, will have a demonstrated ability to manage engineering change within an organization, while minimizing impact to the organization deliverables, and will have demonstrated an ability to hire and train engineers from both a technical and professional perspective.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated the following:
  • Ability to build relationships with fellow leaders and team members to achieve an organizational goal
  • Ability to mentor Lead Engineers to achieve their long term potential
  • Ability to execute on strategic staffing plans
  • Ability to manage multi-discipline engineering teams in a in a fast paced completions/operations environment
  • A familiarization with the STC process within an ODA organization
  • Proven success to meet schedule commitments within budget
  • Experience in leading teams on small and large projects. Understanding of scheduling and budgeting
  • Demonstrated understanding of the STC process within an ODA organization

Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree Engineering or related curriculum required or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job. 13 years Engineering experience. 8 years specific technical discipline. Experience credit considered for related advanced degrees limited to 2 yrs with Masters and 4 yrs with PhD in field applicable to this job. 5 years supervisory or broad managerial responsibility.

Position Purpose:

Leads a multi-disciplined group of engineering employees with diverse skills. Utilizing creative and mature engineering judgment, manages complex engineering problems by directing subordinate employees. Determines program objectives and requirements, organizes and estimates work scope of programs and projects.

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  • Develops and administers organizational unit schedules, tasks, and deliverables, sets performance requirements, estimates work scopes, ensures quality of delivered product, and monitors budget performance.

  • Manages directly, or through subordinates, employees that perform similar or related tasks; establishes performance expectations, conducts performance appraisals, salary management, and participates in development, training, and counseling of employees.

  • Responsible for establishing and executing objectives that support both short and long term goals.

  • Conducts briefings for senior level management and conducts technical meetings for internal/external contacts and customers.

  • Acts as an advisor to subordinate supervisors or staff members to meet schedules and resolve complex technical or operational problems. .

  • Directly participates in functional projects; must lead a cooperative effort among members of a project team.

  • Additional Functions:
  • Interprets, executes, and recommends modifications to organizational policies. .

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Other Requirements:
  • The level of managerial skills and abilities appropriate for this grade may be established by each discipline.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong interpersonal skills and the ability to gain the cooperation of others.

  • Additional Information

    Requisition Number: 208290

    Category: Engineering

    Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

    Shift: First

    Employment Type: Full-time

    Posting End Date: 03/31/2023

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

    Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.

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    Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

    General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

    Who We Are Looking For 

    General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

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    At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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