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Product Engineer - Position ID : W1647

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Open Date 2/12/2013
Job Type Permanent
Job Function Engineering
Industry/Subindustry Consumer Products and Services / Other
Career Level Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)
Location Springfield MA, US
Job Description

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Firearm Product Engineer  in Western Massachusetts!


Company Information:

Our client is a U.S.-based leader in firearm manufacturing and design, delivering a broad portfolio of quality firearms, related products and training to the global military, law enforcement, and consumer markets.


Position Overview:


The Product Engineer will perform design and other engineering tasks either as the administrator of a small project requiring standardized course of action or as the administrator of an assigned segment of a larger project.  These projects consist of solving product design problems and developing new models. The successful candidate will be responsible for product design and firearm testing.




•           Create SolidWorks Solid Models, Assembly Models, and Detail Drawings

•           Perform Finite Element Analyses and mechanism simulation:  kinematic simulation, linear stress analysis, and transient thermal analysis

•           Be able to problem solve in a disciplined, organized manner, and document findings

•           Understand the needs of the team, and be able to work in a manner that facilitates teamwork

•           Work to define product requirements and improvements

•           Design novel mechanisms to suit requirements for New Product offerings

•           Perform design layouts to validate design before creation of prototypes

•           Work with machine shop to create prototypes of new components

•           Lead testing exercises to validate new product designs and product improvements

•           Work with support staff to complete project activities (draftsman and technicians).

•           Work within Product Team to update business activity status

•           Provide a flexible resource to aid in the process engineering portion of product development

•           Meet project deadlines

•           Strictly comply with all Company policies as defined by the Executive Management Team

•           Adhere to the Company’s Quality Manual and ISO Policy

•           Conduct Business with ethical business practices at all times



Office Boston Group Executive Offices
Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Requirements

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•           Minimum requirement: Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

•           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

•           Experience in the Firearms industry preferred

•           Strong communication, presentation & organizational skills

•           Microsoft Office proficiency (Excel, Word, Outlook)

•           Experience with SolidWorks CAD software, or other major Solid Modeling software

•           Excellent verbal and written communication skills

•           Exceptional customer service skills

•           Demonstrated ability to work independently & autonomously

•           Ability to travel to support development




•           401k

•           Profit Sharing

•           Medical, Dental and Vision coverage

•           AAE/EOE Smoke-Free Facility


Please submit your resume as a Word document attachment to Tom McCarthy at


Keywords: Product design; firearm design; firearm testing; SolidWorks; CAD; Solid Models; Assembly Models; Detail Drawings; Finite Element Analysis; mechanism simulation; kinematic simulation; linear stress analysis; transient thermal analysis; ISO



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