At General Dynamics Land Systems we put our Customers at the centre of everything we do. Our commitment to protect and enable the people who serve drives us to develop products and systems that give them a clear advantage for mission success. We are looking for passionate individuals to help us deliver innovative, unique solutions to our Customers.

This position will support the afternoon (2nd) shift.

Position Description:
This is a combined role managing both Weld Production and Quality Weld Inspection direct labor

Supervise Unionized manufacturing employees

Provide support, direction and development of employees

Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results

Implement/manage GDLS-C policies and procedures

Understand and manage labor union Collective Agreement

Manage departmental budgets, headcount, expenses and HPUs

Resolve Quality and Manufacturing related issues with both internal and external customers

Ensure Product compliance to quality requirements through management of a robust inspection process

Implement any corrective action for inspection identified through compliance audits

Lead personnel in reduction of Non-Conformances and weld escapes

Support Continuous Improvement objectives – Safety, Quality, Schedule, Cost

Support WSBM Initiatives

Position Requirements:
Position Requirements:
University degree/College diploma

Working knowledge of AWS and GDLS-C Weld Acceptance criteria

Working knowledge of Non-Destructive Testing – Method liquid penetrant inspection

Familiar with GDLS-C Product Assurance Directives and Procedures

Understanding of Health and Safety requirements

Highly effective planning, analytical and negotiation skills

Excellent communication skills

Ability to interpret Specifications and Technical Data Drawings including GD&T

Intermediate skill level in MS Office applications

Ability to work multiple shifts

Previous supervisory experience in a unionized / manufacturing environment

Preferred Requirements:
Working knowledge of TIPQA and Teamcenter Engineering

CSAW 178.2 Welding inspector Level I or equivalent

Red Seal weld certificate

CWB certified weld supervisor

General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada is an employment equity employer who values diversity and inclusion. We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

It is a requirement that General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada be registered with the Canadian Controlled Goods Program and that all of its workforce be security assessed. As such, successful applicants must meet all applicable security requirements, including, but not limited to, the ability to obtain and maintain a Canadian government security clearance to secret level.