Manufacturing Engineer II in San Diego, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Temporary Manufacturing Engineer to join our worksite in Rancho Bernardo, CA. As a member of the construction/manufacturing engineering department, the Manufacturing Engineer directly supports the delivery of all hardware and documentation required by the respective contract.


  • Responsible for providing construction/manufacturing engineering support to programs/projects, such as CVN 79 EMALS/AAG Production, JCTS and RALS, high voltage capacitors, radiation monitoring systems, Gulftronic separator systems, and missile defense systems.
  • Identifies, investigates, analyzes and resolves routine manufacturing engineering issues at both manufacturing facilities and sub-tier suppliers. Documents findings and implemented solutions, and communicates results to technical leads and management in both verbal and written formats.
  • Initiates and implements assigned production-related design changes. Conducts manufacturing reviews of engineering specifications and drawings.
  • Monitors and analyzes open engineering issues affecting purchase orders.  Alerts planning department to open engineering issues that may affect manufacturing. 
  • Develops and coordinates shop order travelers and work instructions for production. May assist with development of tooling and fixtures to support manufacturing activities.
  • Coordinate start-up tasks for production.
  • Advises management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel equipment, materials and services are provided as needed.
  • Manages and coordinates production schedules.
  • Effectively uses Microsoft Office applications to execute daily work activities.
  • Experience with machining, fabrication, welding, electrical assemblies and/or shipyard construction is desired.
  • Able to work extended hours as needed to meet schedule needs.
  • Must be a U.S. person to work in secured or export controlled areas.


  • Typically requires a bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and two or more years of engineering experience with a bachelor’s degree.
  • May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.
  • Must have a general understanding of engineering concepts, principles, and theory with technical experience demonstrating the application of those concepts while ensuring safety and regulatory compliance.
  • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment and organize work assignments to meet established timetables.
  • Good communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required, as well as the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be able to work extended hours as required. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
  • An EIT (Engineer in Training) certificate is desirable.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer