27 days old

Manufacturing Engineer New Product Development

Newark, NY 14513
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Company Background Information

Ultralife Corporation serves its markets with products and services ranging from portable power solutions to communications and electronics systems. Through its engineering and collaborative approach to problem solving, Ultralife serves government and defense and commercial customers such as the medical device, metering, and energy storage markets across the globe.

Headquartered in Newark, New York, the company's business segments include: Battery & Energy Products and Communications Systems. Ultralife has operations in North America, Europe and Asia.

This position is located at our Newark, New York campus an easy commute from Rochester NY and surrounding communities.

We have and are continuing to experience growth in both the commercial and defense/government market segments that are resulting in the need to begin sourcing for quality candidates to complement our current strong team.

Job Summary:

Provide product manufacturing support for new product development. Create assembly instructions, process workflows, tooling, fixtures, and other documentation to assist in product manufacture in both prototype and production environments. Candidate has clear understanding of lean manufacturing concepts and implementation practices and experience with ISO9001 Documentation requirements.

Essential Functions*:

  • Provide manufacturing support as part of a cross functional development team.
  • Create process work instructions, tooling, fixtures, and packaging for new products.
  • Collaborate with mechanical and electrical designers to ensure product drawings and BOMs are structured correctly and meet design standards.
  • Develop documentation within project timeline.
  • Work on multiple project development teams.
  • Develop and support engineering functional test requirements for product characterization and verification during the design cycle.
  • Assist with prototypes and engineering builds (hands on capability required).
  • Perform Failure Analysis on manufacturing issues on the product.
  • Explore methods to increase overall manufacturing capacity and productivity through modification of plant layout, new equipment, modifications to existing equipment and changes in production flow.
  • Participate in the transition for new products into production.
  • Some travel required to support customer visits.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education / Training / Skills / Experience:

  • BS or similar degree in related Engineering field, or equivalent experience.
  • 2-5 years related experience in product development, product introduction, and or manufacturing environment.
  • Strong technical knowledge of enclosure design and electronics.
  • Strong written and communication skills.
  • Must have a general knowledge of ISO requirements and working knowledge of those requirements as they pertain to document / record control, new product development, work environment including ESD / temperature / humidity / contamination, identification / traceability / preservation of product, property management, supplier maintenance, monitoring / measuring / inspection / validation of product, control of nonconforming product, and corrective and preventive action in support of product design and manufacture.
  • Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, ISO9001/ 13485 experience desired.
  • High level of initiative and strong work ethic.

Physical Requirements:

  • General office, lab and production environments.
  • Occasional lifting of up to 30 lbs.

*Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position described above and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.

Ultralife Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 315- 332-7100.



Posted: 2021-05-21 Expires: 2021-06-21
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