• Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Staff Req. #
    HSV 18-051
    # of Openings
    1
  • Position Summary

    General Summary:

     

    The Value Stream Engineer is responsible for generating all work instructions necessary to produce: both saleable products and internally used equipment and tooling. The VSE. is responsible, in cooperation with other employees, for designing any new equipment necessary to improve existing processes, or to implement new processes. The VSE. is responsible to participate in brainstorming sessions, Research & Development of new products and processes, and to assist in the troubleshooting of problems.

    Primary Responsibilities

    Principal Duties and Accountabilities (*Essential Functions):

     

    • Responsible for generating all work instructions necessary to produce:  both saleable products and internally used equipment and tooling

     

    • Responsible to keep all work instructions, blueprints, and resident plans current and updated to the latest technologies and practices.  The work instructions shall be reviewed at the completion of all jobs, and any improvements, changes or corrections entered into the computer system in preparation for the next time the product is produced

     

    • Responsible in cooperation with other employees, for designing any new equipment necessary to improve existing processes, or to implement new processes

     

    • Responsible to participate in brainstorming sessions, Research & Development of new products and processes, and to assist in the troubleshooting of problems

     

    • At times may be called on to operate, repair or troubleshoot problems with machinery, or otherwise assist Production, Maintenance or Quality Assurance personnel

     

    • May at times be required (at the companies’ expense) to travel, attending offsite training or trade shows, etc. and interface with customers and suppliers

     

    • May be called upon after hours, weekends or during 2nd or 3rd shifts, if necessary to support production

     

    • Company Safety procedures and practices must be followed and viewed with respect and willing compliance

     

    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 directed by the business needs and conditions.  As an essential function of the job, good attendance is required.

    Skills and Education Required

    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, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    • High school diploma or equivalent knowledge/experience; although a degree in Manufacturing Engineering or related discipline, or 2 years engineering work experience is preferred

     

    • Good working knowledge of the computer programs:  Auto-Cad, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

     

    • Knowledge of SolidWorks, MasterCam or other programs a plus

     

    • Knowledge and experience with machining, electrical, welding, plating, metallurgy, heat-treating, Electrical Discharge Machining and general metalworking such turning and milling are essential

     

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail are a must

     

    • Experience in or familiarity with the shooting sports industry is also beneficial

     

    • Must have their own hand tools such as wrenches, pliers, sockets, screwdrivers, electrical multi-meter, etc. and measuring tools such as a good quality micrometer (with a resolution of 1/10,000th of an inch) and a pair of 8” calipers.  Should also have reference books such as the Machinery’s Handbook or equivalent.

     

    • Ability to speak, read and write in the English language sufficient enough to perform the following:

     

    *Communicate effectively with other team members and supervision

    *Read and comprehend process instructions

    *Record pertinent process information as required

     

    Work Environment:

     

    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 occasionally exposed to outside weather and underground contained conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but is often loud in specified areas. Hearing and eye protection is provided.  

     

    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 the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

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