Cutter Grind Machinist

General Dynamics Mission Systems Cullman , AL 35055

Posted 1 week ago

Basic Qualifications

Associates degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience


Applicants selected may be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Cutter Grind Machinist. The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation's fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

This is a 2nd Shift position.


Set up and operate all departmental grinding equipment, to recondition standard tooling and/or make/modify special tools

Set up and operate grinding machines to grind standard and special carbide tools

Inspect and measure work pieces to ensure that surfaces and dimensions meet specifications

Perform basic maintenance, such as cleaning and lubricating machine parts

Dress grinding wheels, according to specifications

Monitor machine operations to determine whether adjustments are necessary; stop machines when problems occur

Program CNC grinders

Inspect equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors, problems or defects

Verifies, by initials, conformance of finished work piece to specifications

Draws sketches of tooling for part to be fabricated

Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers or others to resolve machining problems

Maintains traceability of material by keeping lot items together or serialized

Maintains equipment and immediate work area in a clean and orderly condition

Works under limited supervision

No instructions needed on routine work and general instruction given on new lines of work or special assignments

Open to new ideas and can serve as a champion for change and acts to support change when directed from management

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Ability to read and follow instructions including Engineering and CAD drawings

Solid interpersonal skills to cooperate and work effectively with others

Solid communication skills, both verbal and written

Solid computer skills

Solid leadership skills

Solid organizational skills

Ability to multitask

Ability to provide direction

Able to use mechanical hand and simple power tools

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.

Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

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