Electric Boat

  • QP - Operations Supervisor - Sheetmetal

    Requisition ID
    US-RI-North Kingstown
    Remaining Openings
    Post End
  • 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

    The Structural Operations Supervisor must possess an energetic and positive attitude and be willing to change and develop as requirements of assigned tasks dictate.

    • Responsible for daily assignments and overall coordination of employees to ensure maximum performance, efficiency and quality of functions
    • Requires ability to effectively organize and assign work to hourly employees such that safety, quality, schedule and cost objectives are met
    • Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, improve work order span times, streamline work processes and work cooperatively to provide quality
    • Must have knowledge of safe work practices; ability to comprehend and follow and issue verbal and /or written instructions; willing to work as necessary to support production needs
    • Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with subordinates and supervisors
    • Must have the ability to set, assign, and measure daily production goals, provide technical expertise, instruct, mentor and motivate crew
    • Successful applicants will be placed in a department and shift based on business necessity

    Education/ Experience

    • Previous sheetmetal or related experience is required
    • Strutcural fabrication experience is preferred
    • Proficiency in blueprint and drawing interpretation
    • High School/GED preferred. AS/BS/ in any Engineering discipline preferred, Technical School desired
    • MDU graduate a plus
    • Previous supervisory experience is preferred



    Applicant must be granted a minimum of an interim secret clearance prior to position commencing. They must be able to obtain and maintain a final secret clearance to remain in that position.

    • Good organizational, presentation and communication skills
    • Ability to interact with various levels of employees in the organization
    • Demonstrated leadership skills
    • Must be available to work all shifts, including extended hours and weekends as business needs dictate
    • Must possess strong PC skills including proficiency with the MS Office suite & Lotus Notes
    • Navy/military preferred


    Physical Qualifications

    Climbing, Color Vision, Crawling, Kneeling, Light Lifting, Medium Lifting, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Stooping, Twisting

    Environmental Attributes

    Acids or Alkalis, Cold, Dry, Dusty, Fumes, Hot, Inside, Noise, Oily, Outside, Wet


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