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Sr Industrial Engineer, Metallurgy

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
General Dynamics OTS(DRI) Inc
Physical Address
Anniston, AL 36207
Job Description

Job LocationsUS-AL-Anniston
Sr Industrial Engineer, Metallurgy

Requisition ID

Position Type
Full Time



A world class aerospace defense contractor conveniently located between Atlanta and Birmingham seeks a qualified Sr. Industrial Engineer with a concentration in Metallurgy and Materials. The work environment is clean, safe and centrally air conditioned. In addition to standard medical benefits, other benefits include a gain sharing program, tuition reimbursement, and 3 weeks of paid vacation/PTO accrued in the first year.
Major Position Responsibilities


Plans, directs, and coordinates industrial engineering processes in aerospace defense machining facility by performing the following duties.

  • Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods with a focus on metallurgy and materials
  • Coordinates with others in planning work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow, layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.
  • Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions.
  • Confers with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
  • Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
  • Consults with customer and other personnel regarding product information such as capacity and purpose to fabricate product.
  • Works closely with non-destructive testing team members, external plating suppliers, heat treating suppliers, and other external suppliers
  • Serves as the key point of contact for the engineering department on the Integrated Product Team (IPT) assigned
  • Supports the development of bids and proposal, estimates engineering support hours and non-recurring engineering efforts needed to develop efficient manufacturing processes
  • Identifies and recommends changes or modifications for efficiency and adaptability to setup and production processes.
  • Work with machinists, assemblers, and technicians to develop and document standardized work and establish “best practices” through a team approach
  • Participates in meetings, seminars and training sessions to stay apprised of new developments in field
  • Works independently in assigned area and applies seasoned knowledge to many engineering disciplines
  • Ensures successful completion of assigned project within budgeted time and cost constraints.
  • Support proposal activities and contribute in writing assignments.
  • Identify and report issues to management in a timely manner.
  • Support the site as the subject matter expert in the area of metallurgy and materials
  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications


Proficiency in use of Computer Aided Design (CAD) software, Microsoft Windows environment, Word, and Excel software. Must possess strong engineering skills. Excellent interpersonal relationship/communication skills across multi-function departments is mandatory.

PREFERRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS: (Education, Training, Years Experience, Special Skills or Limitations)

BS in Engineering, Master’s degree preferred, 10 years minimum related experience

GD-OTS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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