General Dynamics Land Systems

Systems Management Abrams Production Support

  • Requisition Number:5484

  • Position Type:Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided:No

  • Department:TCV STS/SEPv3 Project Eng - L9603 (Direct)

  • Location:Sterling Heights Complex (LSHC)

  • Education Required:Bachelors Degree

  • Experience Required:More than 10 years

Position Description:

Role and Responsibilities

The Engineering Support to Production duties includes the planning and execution of product development for the Abrams production contracts / Abrams Spares contracts. Engineering Support representative is responsible for providing support to schedule, cost, processes, and technical related activities. They will work with the Leads on the program, such as SCM, Manufacturing, Quality, the customer, and the production facilities providing daily direction and guidance. The Engineering Support to Production representative is also responsible in developing and fostering Design For Manufacturing (DFM) ideas that improve quality, cost, throughput, etc.


- Provide regular status to the Leads on the production status and problem reports

- Identify issues need to be elevated to leadership

- Coordinate with functional departments on schedule, budgets and required resources

- Support provided direction and guidance to applicable stakeholders

- Support Proposal preparation and coordination activities
- Provide Engineering Support to meet contractual build requirements
- Development of intermediate level and execution schedules


- Manage production problem reports to answer issues in a timely manner
- Support the preparation, review, and approval of products / Design reviews
- Attend Production meetings as scheduled and provide technical support
- Assist the Leads on the Management of daily Problem Reports


- Budget / support hours
- Support issue resolution and risk activities on the project
- Assist in getting required approvals over scope, budget, decisions and formal deliverables

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline (e.g., engineering, math, science) with a minimum 10 years of applicable experience, fewer years will be considered with an advanced degree.

  • Experience in working on military vehicle programs a plus, experience in a manufacturing production setting required.

  • Experience in schedule development and project planning

  • Highly motivated performer

  • Works well in team and individually

  • Must be able to work occasional evening and/or weekend overtime

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills is required

  • PMP Certification is preferred

  • Must be able to obtain a military vehicle safe work requirements entry authorization card

  • Ability to make decisions in a fast paced dynamic environment

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to working with and providing accommodations to individuals with a disability. Candidates who require a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the application or hiring process may contact for assistance. Determination of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race and/or ethnic background, national origin and/or ancestry, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, age, military service, veteran status, disability, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, genetic information, or membership in any class protected by applicable law from discrimination in employment.



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