Quality Engineer

Ultra Electronics Ocean Systems

Wallingford, CT

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 Quality Engineering function at Ultra Maritime verifies compliance to company processes and documented procedures to ensure a robust Quality Management System is in place throughout the business. The function identifies, maintains and recommends quality business improvement processes required to maintain company quality approvals, working closely with all levels of internal and external customers including approval authorities.

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

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the maintenance and continuous improvement of the Quality Management System.

  • Manage the internal audit process to ensure compliance to the Quality Management System.

  • Create, collect, analyze and maintain company performance metrics including on-time-delivery, non-conformances, and supplier defects. Report results to broader company population.

  • Ensure inspection and other equipment meets Quality Control standards. Make suggestions and improvements to procedures, standards, processes and equipment to facilitate work and maintain product quality.

  • Responsible for the compilation and maintenance of inspection reports and records.

  • Perform root-cause analysis; consult and advise other departments as to corrective measures.

  • Developing and implementing corrective and preventive action plans to address quality issues and prevent recurrence.

  • Interface with customer and government quality representatives regarding audits, corrective actions, acceptance testing, and other quality matters.

  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure that quality standards are met throughout the product lifecycle.

  • Support inspection dept in efficient processing of parts to support manufacturing product lines

  • Lead the efforts to develop maintain and deploy quality plans and activities that translate customer requirements into planned activities

  • Perform analyses of program requirements and prepare responsive quality plans, procedures, schedules ensure optimum quality support

  • Providing training and guidance to team members on quality control procedures and best practices.

  • Maintaining documentation and records related to quality control activities.

  • Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned

Requires Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in Quality Management

  • This position requires either a US Person or a non-US Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization

  • Strong capability in Inspection, Quality Control & Assurance methods, techniques, and equipment

  • Familiarity with AS9100/ISO 9100 requirements

  • Knowledge and familiarity with statistical quality control techniques

  • Ability to read and interpret complicated drawings

  • Skill in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Knowledge of use of wide variety of measuring instruments and complicated drawings

  • Ability to read small text and handwriting

  • Manual dexterity required and able to perform repetitive tasks

  • Frequently required to stand

  • Ability to visually examine parts and documents

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds




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 careers@ultra-us-gbs.com