Conceives. researches, plans, designs, develops, and implements (into Production) new products and systems by performing the following duties. Researches, plans, designs, develops, and implements (into Production) new products, processes and systems into the sporting or defense related arms and ammunition markets. Experienced engineering professional. Capable of technical leadership of projects of significant scope and impact in technical or product areas of expertise. Technical specialist in defined discipline. Company specialist in specific process or system.
Principal Duties and Accountabilities (*Essential Functions)
Note: This list presents only the principal duties of the position and is not intended to be comprehensive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as dictated by the business needs and conditions. As an essential function of the job, good attendance is required.
Qualifications, Educational Skills and Experience:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
BS/MSc degree in Engineering or Science (i.e. Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials engineering, Physics) from a four-year accredited or nationally recognized college or university and 4 - 10 years relevant experience; PhD with 3 – 5 yds experience; Firearms and ammunition experience highly desirable.
Ability to read work and interpret instructions in English. Ability to record observations and keep records of data as instructed.
Ability to perform advanced mathematical operations such as exponents, logarithms and apply those methods to analyses involving frequency distributions, reliability, analysis of variance and factor analysis.
OTHER SKILLS AND ACTIVITIES:
Proficiency with CAD/CAM, finite element analysis, mechanical simulation or aptitude for learning. Proficient with Microsoft Office suite necessary. Program management skills a plus.