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Statistical Process Control Engineer

General Dynamics Mission Systems
$103,200.00 - $114,400.00
parental leave, flex time, 401(k)
United States, Alabama, Cullman
December 06, 2023
Basic Qualifications

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering, or a related Science, Engineering or Mathematics field. Also requires 5+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 3 years of job-related experience.

Responsibilities for this Position

At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we create the technologies, products and services that help our nation's heroes keep our nation safe. The work we do is so advanced, we are continuously moving the boundaries of what's possible. Here you'll work with the best and your talent will be front and center on projects that impact the world. Are you up to the challenge?

We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers' missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar space and everything in between.


As a Statistical Process Control Engineer for General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) Precision Structures & Optics (PSO), you'll be a member of a cross functional team responsible for the development of meaningful metrics and quality improvement tools. These include tools for retrieving / querying, analyzing, and presenting data. As the SPC Engineer you will also be responsible for collecting and analyzing data on individual processes to identify and improve capabilities, capacity, and provide status to Sr. Managers based on a developed series of metrics. Your work products will positively affect the manufacture of Beryllium products used in the most demanding applications, across the aerospace, defense, and nuclear industries. Our products are used in high performance targeting and guidance systems, missile defense systems, space exploration, and satellites.

We encourage you to apply if you have any of these preferred skills:

  • Proficient in the use of advanced statistical process control methods used to develop meaningful metrics and solutions associated with quality, machining, and efficiencies
  • Knowledge and experience in the development, implementation, and maintenance of processes used in the manufacture or fabrication of parts, components, sub-assemblies, and final assemblies
  • Use of Lean Manufacturing and other statistical techniques to analyze process data to determine capabilities, capacity, risks, and potential improvements
  • Application of statistical methods to assist the estimating team during proposal development

What sets you apart:

  • Outstanding communication skills to interface with various engineering disciplines, quality assurance, manufacturing, senior leadership, and our business development teams
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel
  • Detail oriented with strong record keeping and organizational skills
  • Analytical minded, challenges existing processes, and a critical thinker
  • Comfortable working in a demanding shop floor environment around various machine tools and equipment
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment

Our Commitment to You:

  • An exciting career path with opportunities for continuous learning a development
  • Research oriented work, alongside award winning teams developing practical solutions for our nation's security
  • Flexible schedules with every other Friday off work, if desired (9/80 schedule)
  • Competitive benefits, including 401k matching, flex time off, paid parental leave, healthcare benefits, health and wellness programs, employee resource and social groups, and more
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Workplace Options:

This position is fully on-site. While on-site, you will be a part of the Cullman, AL facility.

Target salary range: USD $103,200.00/Yr. - USD $114,400.00/Yr. This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary. This job posting will remain open until the position is filled.

Company Overview

At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we rise to the challenge each day to ensure the safety of those that lead, serve, and protect the world we live in. We do this by making the world's most advanced defense platforms even smarter. Our engineers redefine what's possible and our manufacturing team brings it to life, building the brains behind the brawn on submarines, ships, combat vehicles, aircraft, satellites, and other advanced systems.

We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with this shared sense of purpose, committed to a diverse and exciting employee experience that drives innovation and creates a community where all feel welcome and a part of something amazing.

We offer highly competitive benefits and a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. To see more about our benefits, visit

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran