Quality Technician


  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 years' experience in manufacturing environment
  • Ability to accurately use measuring devices
  • Ability to keep accurate records
  • Ability to follow documented procedures and standards.
  • Ability to read and interpret Engineering drawings containing GD&T and welding symbols for inspection of parts.
  • Knowledge of welding steel product in accordance to D1.1-04 standard.
  • Ability to work independently and remain self-motivated with minimal direct supervision.
  • Strong organizational skills and close attention to detail.

Training Requirements

  • General Safety
  • Quality System Awareness.

Physical Demands

  • Some physical exertion required
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk and occasionally bend and move about the facility.

Personal Protection Equipment

  • Safety Glasses required while performing specific tasks.
  • Hearing protection required in designated areas.

Work Environment

  • Works in an office and manufacturing environment.
  • Exposed to dust, odors, fumes and noise.

Major Job Functions

  • Inspect products using gauges, coordinate measure machine, scales prior to shipment.
  • Generate spreadsheets for data collection.
  • Reconcile final inspection documentation for shipments.
  • Interact with Government Source Inspector as needed.
  • Test incoming raw materials.

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Assembly Tech

Position Summary

Hours are 6-2:30pm Monday- Friday. Overtime often required Must have some demonstrated mechanical or manufacturing assembly experience.

The Assembly Technician provides mechanical and trim assembly on base and specialized automotive equipment and other engineered products. This position is responsible for lay out, build, inspection, repair, and modification of production components, equipment, and systems.

Automotive trim assembly experience is a plus.

Duties/Essential Functions

  • Read and interpret drawings, diagrams, blueprints, specifications, schematics, work orders, or reports. * Inspect assemblies and installed components to process specifications. * Review work activities with management. * Working knowledge of general manufacturing hand tools, including air and electric power tools. * Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • High school diploma or its equivalent (GED) required. Two-year technical degree or accredited apprenticeship program or the equivalent in a technical field is required. * Ability to read, analyze, and interpret working drawings, schematics, technical specifications etc. * Intermediate reading, writing, and mathematical skills are required. * Effective verbal and written communication skills. * Basic computer skills * Excellent time-management skills with the ability to work independently with little supervision. * Effective coordination/communication with team members and other departments.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to frequently stand and/or walk for long periods of time throughout the day. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds unassisted. Visual acuity is required by this job when assembling components.

Key Attributes

Quality Support - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Follows policies and procedures; supports organization's goals and values.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.

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Senior Manufacturing Engineer


Plan, direct and coordinate manufacturing engineering processes in a manufacturing plant.

The Senior Manufacturing Engineer will assist the VP of Operations through direct engagement with both manufacturing and production teams in enhancing manufacturing efficiencies in all phases of production processes, including the following key elements:


  • Manages resources and assignments, drives the team on a daily basis
  • Enforces engineering disciplines, processes and procedures
  • Work on optimization of manufacturing process & design and modify fixtures - identify ways to reduce production costs through recommendations - i.e. new process equipment, equipment justification to improve performance
  • Complete time studies for continuous improvement.
  • Analyze, organize, implement and maintain production process flow of existing processes. Perform research, design and development of manufacturing processes, including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment* Develop best practices, evaluate and improve manufacturing methods for assembly, fabrication and cutting departments. Train employees in these methods.
  • Assist with troubleshooting and repair of manufacturing systems - investigate operational problems affecting production and recommend solutions
  • Update or write manufacturing work instructions, workmanship standards and process documents for existing or new assemblies and fabrication using processes in place. Ensure they are followed and work closely with the Quality Department.
  • Manage manufacturing documentation required for product manufacturing i.e. revise drawing, BOM, accurate work instructions, workmanship standards (which means to present the requirements for quality and consistency in the clearest practical manner) and process procedures.
  • Prepare quotations for labor, tooling and equipment
  • Develop weld and assembly jigs and fixturing.
  • Develop schedules for assembly, fabrication and cutting departments.
  • Lead Kaizen events in various manufacturing areas.
  • Expert with LEAN concepts and operations.
  • Estimate production times, staffing requirements and related costs to provide information for management decisions. Research and develop project cost.
  • Support estimating department with daily requests.
  • Write capital expenditure requests and justification.
  • Support Engineering Order process meetings and implementation through Manufacturing Change Order Process.
  • Analyze and plan work force utilization, space requirements and workflow. Design layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.* Confer with planning and design staff concerning product design and tooling to ensure efficient production methods.* Confer with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts and evaluate products according to specifications
  • and quality standards. Support production supply requirements (supplies, tools, tool repair, etc.).
  • Confer with management, engineering and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules and other considerations to facilitate production
  • processes. Work closely with Production Manager and supervisors to support the goals of the company.
  • Will apply statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
  • Identify and report on issues or related problems and potential risks, and recommend risk-mitigation
  • Work independently, under general guidelines set by the VP of Operations


  • Analytical - synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data.
  • Project Management - develops and coordinates project plans; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget; manages project team activities.
  • Team Work - Ability to build morale and group commitments to meet goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans; monitors transitions and evaluates results.


To perform this job satisfactorily, an individual must be able to perform each essential performance requirement satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the training, experience, knowledge, and skill required for this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions listed above.

Due to the nature of the facility and manufacturing subject matter, US citizenship is required, with the ability to obtain a security clearance.


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering/Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering
  • Minimum of seven to ten years related experience and/or training

Knowledge and Skills

  • Must be able to read and interpret a technical data package, schematics and drawings.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to gain the trust of manufacturing personnel to be able to communicate/support their daily requirements.
  • Basic data entry skills, required; Microsoft Office; drafting skills (preferably computer aided).
  • Proven mechanical abilities, knowledge of various electrical and mechanical processes, assembly techniques and hand tool use.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the environment is usually loud.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must regularly lift and /or move more than 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell.

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Contract Specialist

Job Description

Ultra Armoring & Defense is looking for a diligent and detail-oriented Contract Specialist who thrives in a fast-paced environment to coordinate federal and DOD contract management activities from proposal to execution. This expertise will allow for developing and showcasing the ability to strategically evaluate business opportunities, demonstrate thought leadership in the analysis and advisement of senior management and recognize contracting issues that need to be elevated.

This position will be responsible for developing, preparing and presenting terms and conditions of proposals related to the award of contracts. Uses working knowledge of various US Federal Government contract types and can work independently. Provides reports based on information collected such as market surveys and solicitations. Analyzes data to monitor performance of activities and plans. Creates clear and concise communications. Researches clauses for interpretations.

The Contract Specialist relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Work is generally independent, yet collaborative in nature.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) must include contract lifecycle (pre-award, post-award, policy and closeout) experience using Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)Part 15 and SAP procedures, negotiating unique contract Terms & Conditions, using a variety of contract types such as; fixed price, cost plus fixed fee, IDIQ, requirements, time and material, and agreements
  • KSA's utilizing all existing available procurement vehicles such as GSA schedule contracts, blanket purchase agreements (BPA), and indefinite definite delivery/ indefinite quantity (IDIQs)
  • Experience preparing the requisite supporting documentation from requirement generation through contract award for sole source and competitive procurements. Post award experience in the administration of terms & conditions negotiating change orders, preparation of contract modifications, evaluation of performance, contract termination, and contract closeout.
  • Experience in performing source selections, cost or price analysis, negotiations, and preparation of related contract documentation in accordance with directives and policies
  • In a team environment, to review draft documents and assist customers to the extent necessary to produce unassailable acquisition strategies, contractible requirements, and sound independent government cost estimates (IGCE).
  • Develop, prepare and present terms and conditions in proposals and Requests For Quotes (RFQ) related to Requests for Information (RFI), Sources Sought (SS) and the award of contracts
  • Direct coordination with government contracting officers, Program Managers (PMs) and procurement officials regarding contract actions and requirements
  • Participate in negotiating, awarding and administering contracts federal and commercial, or the analysis of procurement policies and procedures
  • Advise and provide documentation to be contained in solicitation packages and review for completeness
  • Review funding documents for completeness and accuracy with respect to contract terms and conditions
  • Perform contract and proposal related research on topics and matters contained within the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and prepare position papers along with interpretive opinion.
  • Participate in procurement management reviews and contract requirements, terms and conditions as well as FAR Flow Down Clauses supporting prime or subcontracting actions. Provide cradle-to-grave contract support, such as conducting market research, preparing solicitation documentation (pre and post award), reviewing proposals for compliance, performing cost/price evaluations, assisting with negotiating positions, reviewing and processing invoices
  • Assist with Pre and Post award conferences
  • Develop positions on claims and protests related to contracts
  • Research statistical data and market research documentation to prepare and disseminate various types of requests for information
  • Input data into federal government sites
  • Travel may be required to attend work-related conferences, meetings or training functions
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with clients and prospects


  • Working knowledge of and experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to develop and cultivate relationships with key stakeholders and effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both contractors and government employees
  • Excellent multi-tasking, project management, and prioritization skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, superior time management, organization and prioritization skills
  • Ability to translate data into actionable insights
  • Ability to take the initiative and influence decisions
  • Desire to own decisions and take responsibility for outcomes
  • Strong analytical skills and financial acumen
  • Resilient and optimistic outlook
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, a positive attitude, and the ability to thrive in a collaborative fast-paced environment
  • Creative thinker and problem solver with a passion for business strategy
  • Familiarity with Business Decisions for Contracting
  • Intermediate Cost and Price Analysis
  • Source Selection and Administration of Contracts
  • Contract Administration and Negotiation Techniques in a Supply Environment
  • Managing Government Property in the Possession of Contractors
  • Analyzing Contract Costs
  • Negotiating

Required Education & Experience:

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor's Degree
  • A minimum of 5 years prior experience in federal research and development contracting, including drafting of complex contracts, provisions and solicitation documents
  • Ability to gain and maintain a Secret Clearance
  • Must have experience with FAR procurement and working knowledge of Federal Acquisition programs
  • Level II qualified DAWIA contracting certification (preferred, not required)

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Experienced Welders

Candidates must have:

  • 2+ years welding experience
  • Ability to build from print
  • Proficient Mig welding (Flux-cored, stainless steel, and hard wire)
  • High degree for attention to detail and quality
  • Reliable, Self-starter
  • Pay-DOE


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