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Manufacturing Engineering Liaison - Weld

by General Dynamics Land Systems

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jun 03, 2023
General Dynamics Land Systems

Job Description

Manufacturing Engineering Liaison - Weld

Position Description:

Key Job Elements

  • Provide support to shop floor colleagues and supervisors to ensure efficient production processes
  • Participate in Start of Shift meetings to provide updates on changes in work instruction or introduction of new work instructions; provide reminders on break in points for new material
  • Coordinate Discrepant Material Control and Material Review Board processes along with Deviations
  • Develop and report on audits, material reviews, deviations, material purges, rework packages and Interim Repair Authorizations
  • Provide Technical Document Control (TDC) support for both hard copy and electronic work instructions, as required
  • Support multi-shift Production operations
  • Support DMC process centers
  • Facilitate timely problem resolution of all Manufacturing/PA issues
  • Collect data to support Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action performed by Manufacturing Engineering Development and Integration Leads
  • Support the production teams in the development and implementation of continuous improvement
  • Support initial start-up production processes (MVB/PLP/FPI)
  • Monitor process effectiveness and record issues in Maximo database
  • Support Production Readiness build process on complex builds to resolve potential issues prior to production schedule start


Position Requirements:

Required Qualifications

  • College Diploma Technician – Manufacturing Engineering / Mechanical Engineering / Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in Manufacturing Engineering


Preferred Qualifications

  • College Diploma Technologists – Manufacturing Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience with welding processes, procedures and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances (GD&T)
  • Knowledge of Teamcenter, Maximo and TipQA



Work Environment

1)         Nature of Supervision: Medium (Some Self-directed work) 

2)         Work Interruptions and Distractions: medium

3)         Physical Environment: manufacturing/shop floor, some office


Example Job Descriptions this template applies to: Union Shop Floor Supervisor, Product Assurance, Manufacturing Eng., Facilities Eng., PMC

Physical Conditions and Hazards:

Production shop floor support employees are responsible for maintaining support for touch labour and as such may spend a significant time in the production environment.  Production shop floor support employees may be exposed to loud noise, dust, weld fume, paint and extreme temperatures. 

Production shop floor support employees may also assist the touch labour with the movement parts equipment as requested, this may include light lifting.  In addition, Production shop floor support employees may be required to complete various administrative tasks depending on the job function

Computer based desk work is also required throughout the day.

Production shop floor support employees may be required to work shift work which may include rotation between day, afternoon, and night shifts. Additionally, overtime may be required on an as needed basis and may include weekend work.


Physical Demands Description:

This section objectively captures and describes the physical demands that are required to perform a particular job or role. Usually completed by the ergonomist

Usual mobility demands required are standing, walking, sitting, and stair climbing to access upper offices and process work envelopes some stooping, bending, twisting, kneeling, squatting, and crouching may be required at times while assisting workers or accessing low placed items.

Equipment Utilized:

This section describes the type of equipment an employee is required to use


Mobile device

Medical Surveillance

May include: Inoculations, Respiratory Fit, Audiometric Testing, Designated Substance Surveillance, Vision, Anthropometrical Size Restrictions depending on task


Personal Protective Equipment:

Applicable when interacting with shop floor (safety shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection. extraction coveralls)


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.