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Hours Full-time
Location Sterling Heights, Michigan

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This Entry Engineer position will function as a product engineering representative for the manufacturing of various military vehicle programs, including but not limited to the Abrams Main Battle Tank or Stryker Hull fabrication. The selected individual in this position will function as/or perform the following:
  • Support for combat vehicle fabrication or assembly reporting to the Engineering Manager at Lima.
  • Technical liaison for Abrams or Stryker with interface to and coordination with various levels of GDLS (local and division personnel) and the customer organization.
  • Flat file development and maintenance.
  • Execute Engineering Change impacts.
  • Support Abrams vehicle induction inspection at customer storage locations (ANAD, Sierra).
Position Requirements:
  • Bachelors of Science degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or related technical field preferred.
  • Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering strongly preferred.
  • Associates Degree with extensive Stryker/Abrams Mfg. experience will be considered
  • US Citizenship required and must be 18 years of age.
  • Must successfully complete background check and pre-employment medical process including a drug screen
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain DOD Secret Security clearance
  • Must be able to obtain unescorted access to the JSMC facility through the vetting process as administered by the Department of Army Police as well as gain access to other military bases as required.
  • Functional understanding of GD&T desirable.
  • Able to develop armored vehicle design definition (TDP) via flat file process
  • Able to provide Program/ Product level leadership with GDLS division and customer program representatives
  • Able to perform problem solving and root cause analysis.
  • Combat vehicle operational and systems level knowledge desirable.
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills.
  • Proficient with computers and software including MS Office, Pro-Engineer, Creo, Team Center, etc.
  • Occasional travel required (both CONUS and OCONUS).
  • Must provide adherence to CUI environment requirements.
  • Demonstrated team leadership skills and ability to work in a teaming environment with a bargaining unit workforce.
  • Provide liaison engineering floor support as required.
  • Must be able to meet Anthropometric Size Requirements (ASR) for vehicle safe entry.
  • Fluent with Abrams design configuration, vehicle completion processes and supply chain.
  • Must be able to work independently or with minimum oversight to address responsibilities.
Working Conditions & Environment:
  • Using ladders and stairs to climb into/onto vehicle structures.
  • Climbing, walking, bending, kneeling, standing, and stooping.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Working in and around dust, fumes, oils, mists, adhesives and in areas with a high noise volume.
  • Working in hot and cold environments.
  • Depending upon departmental assignment, wearing a respirator may be required.
  • This position requires working in both office and manufacturing floor environments.
  • Travel up to 5% domestically.

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