Manufacturing Engineer



Devens, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, August 11, 2023

About us

Born out of MIT, VulcanForms is commercializing the first fully scalable industrial metal additive manufacturing (AM) solution. Building the world's most powerful and advanced metal AM system is the first step towards our vision of lights-out, highest quality metal AM mass production. We are a team of leading technology and operational experts with decades of experience in advanced manufacturing, materials, automation, and robotics. We continuously seek contributors who demonstrate outstanding integrity, intelligence, accountability, and a passion for learning. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

VulcanForms Inc. seeks a Manufacturing Engineer for our Devens, MA location.

Job Purpose

As a Manufacturing Engineer at VulcanForms Inc., Devens, MA, your main objective will beto provide technical leadership for the Production Team. You will be responsible for the engineering associated with the manufacturing processes to manufacture parts, components, sub-assemblies, and final assemblies. This work includes providing documentation and floor support for manufacturing, quality, tooling, and equipment, estimating manufacturing costs, and determining time standards for new and existing product lines. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in all aspects of manufacturing operations and health and safety regulations to achieve the highest standards and a safe work environment.

Key Accountabilities

  • Drive improved product quality by identifying manufacturing issues, developing cost-effective solutions including scrap reduction, and overseeing successful production.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain processes in manufacturing parts, components, sub-assemblies, and final assemblies.
  • Estimate manufacturing costs, determine time standards and recommend tooling and process requirements for new or existing product lines.
  • Work with Production Associates to resolve manufacturing and quality problems related to methods, processes, tooling, equipment, and product design.
  • Use data-driven root cause and corrective action tool usage to support business goals & objectives.
  • Drive product cost reduction and ensure meeting targets through process improvements and deployment of new technologies.
  • Leverage advanced technology solutions/capital investment to support productivity improvements and capacity for future programs.
  • Responsible for determining processes requiring validation, development of plans and analysis criteria, execution, and final analysis and acceptance.
  • Utilize lean manufacturing principles and participate in action workouts to improve process capability, reduce overall costs, and increase capacity.
  • Assist subcontractors in resolving manufacturing and quality-related issues.
  • Assist customers in determining product issues, including line downs, repairs, non-conformances, and corrective and preventative actions.
  • Ensure the safety of all associates by identifying safety issues and taking measures to proactively address concerns and adhere to the safety policies and procedures.


  • 3+ years experience as a Manufacturing Engineer
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes and operations
  • Ability to develop and implement qualified processes using applicable systems (process failure mode and effect analysis, fault tree analysis, process validation, process planning tools, design of experiments)
  • Experience in developing and incorporating new technologies into the manufacturing process.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing techniques, Quality Systems, and SPC tools


  • Experience in Metal Additive Manufacturing.


  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance are available to you starting on your first day of employment
  • Generous time off package including vacation PTO, sick PTO, and 11 company-paid federal holidays.
  • 401(k) with company match and stock options.