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Senior Product Engineer - Position ID : W1648

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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

MRINetwork™ is the world’s largest executive search and recruitment organization.  We have a global network of more than 1,000 offices.  Management Recruiters - The Boston Group is our 5 office franchise, which was established in 1966 to provide executive and management level staffing services to a wide variety of industries. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />


Senior 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 Senior Product Engineer administers projects or segments of larger projects.  These projects consist of solving production design problems and developing new models, meeting project deadlines as an integral part of the Project Management Team.  He or she complies strictly with all Company policies as defined by the Executive Management Team, as well as adhering to the Company’s Quality manual and ISO Policy and always conducting business with ethical business practices at all times.




                     Lead as part of Product Team in creation of SolidWorks Solid Models, Assembly Models, and Detail Drawings

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

                     Solve problems in a disciplined, organized manner, and document findings

                     Understand the needs of the team and facilitate teamwork

                     Mentor junior product engineers

                     Define product requirements and improvements

                     Design novel mechanisms to suit requirements for New Product offerings

                     Design products with an eye toward manufacturing processes to assure quality and cost objectives are consistently achieved 

                     Perform design layouts to validate design before creation of prototypes

                     Insure tools, gauges, fixtures, equipment, routings and CNC programs are fully defined, documented and implemented

                     Produce engineering prototypes for testing

                     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).

                     Lead as part of 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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         Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

         Minimum of 10 years experience in a Product Development role with a demonstrated track record

         Proven performance in Experience in the Firearms industry

         Strong communication, presentation & organizational skills

         Good command of the English language demonstrating excellent verbal and written communication skills Microsoft Office proficiency (Excel, Word, Outlook)

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

         Exceptional customer service skills

         Demonstrated ability to work independently & autonomously

         Ability to do continuous physical movement and to lift up to 30 pounds

         Ability to travel to support development






         Profit Sharing

         Medical, Dental and Vision coverage

         AAE/EOE Smoke-Free Facility


Urgent need!  Only serious and qualified inquiries please!


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



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