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Huntington Ingalls Industries Manufacturing Engineer 1 (Sustaining) - 5510 in Pocasset, Massachusetts

Requisition Number: 5510

Required Travel: 0 - 10%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Hours Per Week: 40

Security Clearance: CUI (Controlled Underclassified Information)

Level of Experience: Entry

The HII UxS Manufacturing Engineering Team is the liaison between design and manufacturing, responsible for establishing and maintaining processes to manufacture HII-UxS products with predictable results. We drive product and process improvements that positively impact manufacturing cost, quality, lead time, and safety. This Manufacturing Engineer 1 role will primarily support the continuous improvement and corrective action activities for production manufacturing processes.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design and update manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling.

  • Develop comprehensive and effective solutions to manufacturing problems affecting quality or performance-based metrics.

  • Designs arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout.

  • Designs sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance.

  • Adapts machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions.

  • May incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan.

  • Inspects performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality.

  • Develops manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control, and may develop those techniques.

  • Provides guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.

  • Ensures processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations.

Required Knowledge/Skills:

  • Familiarity with manufacturing best practices, Lean principles, Six Sigma, and 8D.

  • Strong applied troubleshooting skills and knowledge of continuous improvement tools.

  • Proficiency in MSOffice tools and Solidworks, or other CAD software.

  • A growth mindset and enthusiastic attitude; exemplifies our team values of Quality, Partnership, and Impact.


  • 0 years experience with Bachelors in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 4 years relevant experience. #LI-MH1 *EP *TE

Other Requirements:

  • May require working in an office, industrial, shipboard, or laboratory environment.

  • Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances.

  • Lifting up to 51 lbs.

  • <10% travel.

This opportunity resides with Unmanned Systems, a business group within Mission Technologies, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries. Our Unmanned Systems group creates advanced unmanned maritime solutions for defense, marine research and commercial applications. Serving customers in more than 30 countries, HII provides design, autonomy, manufacturing, testing, operations and sustainment of unmanned systems, including unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) and unmanned surface vessels (USVs).

HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit: ( .

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.