Electric Boat

  • Process Improvement Engineer

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  • Overview

    General Dynamics Electric Boat is the world’s foremost designer and builder of nuclear submarines, the most complex machines made by man. The company’s industry leadership extends back over a century to 1899 when it produced the U.S. Navy's first commissioned undersea warship. Today, Electric Boat prides itself on being the premier shipbuilding company in the industry. We develop and apply state of the art technology to the design and construction of nuclear powered submarines. With a team of highly skilled and dedicated employees, we have successfully taken submarine technology to a new level.


    General Dynamics Electric Boat is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    Job Description

    Responsible for conducting analyses of operations through the shipyard and on the deck plate, including process capability studies, capacity analysis, developing and maintaining standardized construction processes and procedures, material flows, and planned vs. actual schedule and cost analysis. Typical tasks include the following:

    Develop processes, procedure and operational requirements that foster a commitment to Lean Principles
    Lead and support the continuous improvement initiatives, including Enterprise-wide Process Improvements, Lean Six Sigma Projects and Grass Roots Improvements
    Perform process capacity and capability studies and analyses
    Validate schedule and productivity targets for construction and implement improvement projects that enable operations to hit those targets
    Recommend methods for improving utilitzation of personnel, material, and utilities
    Analyze and resolve construction problems to improve schedule and minimize cost
    Define sequence of work to promote efficient utilization
    Determine the cost drivers for construction processes
    Recommend design changes that improve manufacturability
    Investigate and assist in the implementation of facilities improvements and new technologies
    support all safety, sustainability and ergonomic initiatives


    ** If selected to interview, candidates will asked to complete a case study prior to their interview.

    Education/ Experience


    Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engineering

    Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment.


    Trained in the use of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) tools and methodologies

    Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering, Business


    Must have excellent communication skills both verbal and written.

    Environmental Attributes

    Inside, Outside


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