Design Engineer III
SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, and training. For over 250 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision. Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters, and responsible citizens. Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the SIG SAUER Academy. Headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, SIG SAUER's workforce is located across eight locations in the United States.
The tremendous growth of SIG SAUER has fueled outstanding opportunities for experienced professionals to join our team.
Responsible for the mechanical design of new firearm products, and improvements to current products. Assist Process Engineering & Production as required to resolve issues and improve current products and the implementation of new/revised products. Must be able to provide technical leadership and coaching to New Product Engineers, Process Engineers, Production personnel, Marketing and others to accomplish the tasks below.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
*Develop innovative Firearm Products to meet company goals.
*Contributes technical leadership to R&D projects in a team setting to meet project cost targets and delivery dates.
*Manage tolerance stack-ups and functional interface between sub-systems.
*Conduct FEA analysis, and other numerical simulations as required.
*Supervise and process complete systems thru the PLM system.
*Develop verification test plans, check the accuracy of test results and conclusions.
*Responsible for the manufacturability and overall cost of complete firearms.
*Responsible for applying industry best practices for manufacturability with traditional machining, as well as additive manufacturing.
*Design Checker for other engineers in R&D
*Technical Ownership within the SIG NPI process (New Product Introduction).
*Drive Continuous Improvement in technical information (i.e. process records, model drawings, SOP's, tool and fixture drawings) as needed to evaluate and support product design operations.
*Provide leadership in documenting and understanding the process capability of critical suppliers.
*Provide technical assistance to other departments within Sig Sauer.
*Responsible to ensure the resolution of manufacturing problems addresses the root cause of the problem.
*Must be able to travel.
*Participates in and sustains 6S Standards.
*Engages in and actively volunteers for Continuous Improvement projects/tasks.
*Miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Education and/or Experience:
* Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. (10-15+ years' experience).
*An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
*Must be a skilled user of CAD software, preferably SolidWorks, and a have experience with Microsoft Office Tools. Experience with Agile PLM and MS Project is a plus.
*Classwork and practical experience with mechanisms and machine design.
*Experience using and maintaining firearms is preferred.
*Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures.
*Ability to write reports and procedures, and effectively present information to team members and management.
*Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
*Ability to interpret technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form.
*Ability to manage uncertainty in a logical and organized manner.
*Able to lift up to 25 pounds.
*Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which is required in designated areas.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.
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