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Actalent Manufacturing Engineer II in Boston, Massachusetts

This is an onsite position based in Pocasset, MA


We drive product and process improvements that positively impact manufacturing cost, quality, lead time, and safety. This Manufacturing Engineer role will consist of but not limited to supporting Procurement, and Sustaining Engineering groups with troubleshooting, redesign, and process improvement related activities on system and sub-system assemblies, supporting our military and commercial oceanographic products.


  • Experience with supporting production floor

  • Experience with Manufacturing Readiness Levels (MRL), DoD standards.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of manufacturing best practices; Lean principles, Six Sigma, 8D, DFMA (Bonus: Boothroyd Dewhurst DFMA Software experience), work cell design and factory floor layout, and adherence to ISO quality requirements and standards.

  • Strong applied troubleshooting skills and knowledge of continuous improvement tools, with proven track record measured by manufacturing or quality-based metrics.

  • Experience automating and optimizing test infrastructure and processes.

  • Experience with SolidWorks and/or SolidWorks Composer.

  • Proficiency in the creation of build documentation packages, development, and implementation of procedures to manufacture, assemble, and test production product under tight regulatory controls.

  • Ability to manage time and priorities to meet multiple, sometimes conflicting, deadlines.

  • Proficiency in MS Office tools.

  • Experience integrating hardware and software components of complex systems.

  • Experience working with commercial electronic test equipment (DMMs, oscilloscopes, power supplies, function generators, etc.)

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


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field

  • 5+ years of experience in process engineering, preferably within the defense industry.

  • Proficiency in Lean Six Sigma methodologies, with a Green Belt or Black Belt certification preferred.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret data and drive data-driven decision-making.

  • Experience with process simulation and modeling software

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams.

  • Proven project management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Familiarity with defense industry standards and regulations (e.g., ITAR, MIL-STD), is preferred.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain security clearance as required for defense-related projects.

About Actalent

Actalent is a global leader in engineering and sciences services and talent solutions. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts who drive scale, innovation and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent

  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please email ( for other accommodation options.