Operations Supervisor

General Dynamics Groton , CT 06349

Posted 2 months ago

Responsibilities for this Position

Operations Supervisor


Job ID: 2021-5107

Type: Full-Time

of Openings:


Category: Manufacturing Support/Trades

EB Groton Shipyard


The successful candidate must provide technical assistance and overall direction to a team of hourly representative employees. Core to this position is the successful performance of the team's safety, quality, cost, schedule and continuous improvement.

Effective communication, leadership, creating a positive team environment with employees and peers is key to success for the selected candidate. This position of Operations Supervisor provides a platform to gain a working knowledge of various manufacturing environments and their relationships with other parts of Electric Boat business. This is an excellent opportunity for an engineer or experienced trades-person to advance into a career-building leadership position and gain invaluable experience to support their career development.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the activities of approximately 15 piping trades employees in the performance of preparing, assembling and installing equipment on-board submarines

  • Primary point of contact to interface with engineering, ship's management, quality and other trade departments

  • Lead the team to achievement of company goals for safety, quality, cost, schedule and continuous improvement

  • Take ownership of team performance


  • Have the ability to read and interpret blueprints, procedures, and related reference documents

  • Have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with subordinates and supervisors

  • Must be able to work all assigned shifts

  • Must be able to work extended hours

  • Must be able to go on road assignments as business needs dictate

  • Applicant must obtain and maintain a DOD security clearance as a condition of employment

  • Capable of reading, interpreting and putting into effect plans, procedures and instructions

  • Good presentation skills and attention to detail preferred

  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Power Point preferred



  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Three years of shipyard experience - Pipefitting experience


  • College/technical school AS/BS degree

  • Previous supervisory experience

  • Previous related Military/Navy experience

  • Nuclear qualifications / Radcon qualifications

  • Knowledge of 688 and VIRGINIA class submarines

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