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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Ultra
Location: Braintree
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Unleash the Power of Multi-Mission Excellence: Safeguarding the Seas for the World's Navies.

Step into a world where cutting-edge technology meets unparalleled expertise. Ultra Maritime pioneers delivering multi-mission solutions that protect and empower the naval forces worldwide. With our extensive portfolio of capabilities, our innovations are utilised on naval fleets across our allied navies around the globe.

As the maritime and underwater battlespace evolves, we tirelessly push the boundaries to develop advanced specialist systems that provide our 'five-eyes' Defence customers with an unbeatable warfighting edge. From surface vessels to sub-surface operations and unmanned platforms, we are revolutionizing the way naval missions are executed.

We thrive on collaboration and partnering with our customers to ensure mission success. Our expert solutions encompass an array of game-changing technologies, including state-of-the-art sonar, radar, expendables, signature management, and naval power systems.

Join us in shaping the future of naval warfare and together, we will safeguard the seas and empower navies worldwide!

The Ultra manufacturing function is responsible for the manufacture, integration and test of a wide range of products and systems providing innovative capabilities for our customers.

Nationality Requirements

Candidates must be eligible to obtain the relevant security clearance required for the role, due to the nature of the programmes we deliver for our customers.

Job Description

The Production Engineering function in Ultra ensures that manufacturing processes are optimized for safety and efficiency. It involves managing production teams, maintaining schedules, dealing with health, safety and environmental hazards and troubleshooting production line issues.
A professional at this grade possesses knowledge for specific fields and performs structured work assignments. Uses established procedures to solve problems by making judgments and gets work done with quality under moderate supervision. Has limited discretion to vary from established procedures.

Job Description:

  • Design, implements, and maintains manufacturing processes in an industrial plant.
  • Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials, fabrication processes, tooling, production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards.
  • Prepares manufacturing documentation, including process flow charts and work instructions for use in all manufacturing processes.
  • Transitions new products into production (NPI), works closely with manufacturing personnel through the initial build.
  • Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements, and workflow; designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Confers with engineering concerning product design and tooling to ensure Design for Manufacturing (DFM) methods are incorporated into the design.
  • Confers with vendors to arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.
  • Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and other costs related to the manufacturing process, including work instruction development and tool/fixture design and fabrication.
  • Performs debugging and troubleshooting efforts on defective items; works with Quality Engineering to drive root cause / corrective action activities. Required Skills:
    • BS degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering or related technical field with 2+ years' equivalent work experience; OR 5+ years relevant work experience.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills.
    • Dependable, reliable, a critical thinker who can effectively collaborate with co-workers and drive change and uses data for better decision making.
    • Ability to obtain a US Government security clearance. Security clearances are granted to U.S. citizens. Desired Skills:
      • Knowledge of implementing Lean-Sigma principles and methodologies (problem solving, waste reduction, value stream mapping, 5S, just-in-time delivery), and the application of statistical methods in manufacturing.
      • 1 year of CREO CAD experience or equivalent CAD experience such as SolidWorks, NX or CATIA.
      • Machining experience (CNC mill, lathe).
      • Programming experience. Physical Requirements:
        • Must be willing to lift up to 25 pounds, occasional bending.



          Diverse & Inclusive Employer

          Ultra Maritime is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity, inclusion, equity and equality. Underpinned by our values, behaviours, and policies, we want you to feel empowered to be your best and authentic self.

          We promote a workplace that welcomes people from all backgrounds and cultures; believing that this will increase our diversity of thinking, and ultimately ensure we continue delivering on our commitments to our customers.

          We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status and welcome applications from all candidates.

          We offer competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k match, paid time off and family leave, and much more!

          This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing compensation. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

          Reasonable accommodation statement: if you need an accommodation for any part of the application process, please email

Keywords: Ultra, Boston , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Braintree, Massachusetts

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