Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
Experience in the Firearms industry preferred
Minimum of 4 years' experience in a Product Development role with a demonstrated track record for:
Establishing product design with an eye toward manufacturing processes to assure quality and cost objectives are consistently achieved.
Insuring tools, gauges, fixtures, equipment, routings and CNC programs are fully defined, documented and implemented.
Making engineering prototypes samples for testing.
Strong communication, presentation & organizational skills
Experience with SolidWorks CAD software, or other major solid modeling software
Exceptional customer service skills
Demonstrated ability to work independently & autonomously
Ability to travel to support development
The administrator of an assigned segment of a larger project. Projects consist of solving production design problems and developing new models, and meeting project deadlines as outlined by the Project Management Team. Requires strict compliance with all Company policies as defined by the Executive Management Team, as well as adherence to the Company's Quality manual and ISO Policy, and conducting business with ethical business practices at all times.
Creating SolidWorks solid models, assembly models, and detailed drawings
Performing Finite Element Analyses and mechanism simulation, kinematic simulation, linear stress analysis, and transient thermal analysis
Working to define product requirements and improvements
Designing novel mechanisms to suit requirements for new product offerings
Performing design layouts to validate design before creation of prototypes
Leading testing exercises to validate new product designs and product improvements
Working with machine shop to create prototypes of new components
Working with support staff (draftsman and technicians) to complete project activities
Working within product team to update business activity status
Providing a flexible resource to aid in the process engineering portion of product development
Problem solving in a disciplined, organized manner, and documenting findings
Understanding the needs of the team, and working in a manner that facilitates teamwork
P. James Debney
President & CEO
Jeffrey D. Buchanan
EVP, CFO, CAO, Treasurer
Robert J. Cicero
CP, General Cousel, CCO, Secretary
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