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Product Design Engineer

Company: Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.
Location: Newport
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

If you are a current Ruger employee, please click here to apply internally.Job Description:Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc.Product Design EngineerThis position is available in: Newport, NHWe are in search of a Product Design Engineer with 5+ years' experience in mechanical design to work in our Newport, NH location. As an instrumental member of our Manufacturing Team, the Product Design Engineer is expected to work collaboratively with leadership, operations, employees, and other functional areas, to promote a productive and amicable work environment. This position provides design efforts from inception through production for both new product development and existing products. The right candidate must be ambitious and self-reliant with a problem solving focus, and be able to function autonomously with a "cradle to grave process ownership" focus. The individual must also be able to adhere to the Company's core values of Integrity, Respect, Innovation and Teamwork.Tasks:Use CAD (SolidWorks) to create and/or modify designs with Lean Manufacturing Principles, Design for manufacturability and customer satisfaction in mind.Utilize design analysis methods such as failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA), design for manufacturability and assembly (DFMA), stress analysis (both FEA & hand calculations), kinematic & dynamic analysis of mechanisms, fatigue analysis, etc.Develop predictive mathematical models for simulating various aspects of mechanism motion.Select proper materials for use in new product designs or to improve existing designs.Prepare complete technical data packages that clearly state design intent utilizing GD&T and proper drafting techniques per ANSI/ASME Y14.5M.Conduct tolerance analysis studies to assure parts fit and function properly.Lead and participate in design and process reviews as required.Work with production personnel to dissect and solve design issues as well as implement cost reduction ideas with regard to company products.Prepare technical documents such as test procedures, technical reports, component manuals, etc.Present product proposals to marketing, sales and management as required.Interact with vendors concerning parts they supply or propose to supply to the company.Coordinate internally with marketing, sales, purchasing, quality control, production and etc. as required.Use metrology equipment to inspect parts and assure design intent is met.Conduct/oversee product testing.Identify and apply emerging technologies to new and existing products.Use PDM system for new product design and design changes.Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be of high integrity and maintain confidentiality at all times. Other requirements and considerations include:B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalentFive or more years of experience in mechanical design, preferably with emphasis on mechanism, cam, and linkage synthesis & analysisProficient in CAD modeling, preferably using SolidworksProficient in GD&T & creation of detail/assembly product drawingsDeep analytical thinking at the engineering theory levelExcellent Problem Solving/Analysis skillsGood Presentation SkillsGood Project Management Skills, able to drive assignments to completionAbility to collaborate with others and communicate clearly and efficientlySelf-motivated, multitasking and able to manage multiple tasks simultaneouslyCommitment to continuous improvementGood judgement/decision making skillsDesirable skills (but not required):Firearms design experienceFirearms manufacturing experienceLean manufacturing and Lean product development experienceSolid understanding of steel metallurgy & processingSolid understanding of various typical firearm manufacturing processes such as machining, polymer injection molding, MIM, stamping, investment casting, etc.Spring design experienceHigh-speed video analysisAdditional Requirements:Must be able to successfully pass a drug and background screen.Salary: D.O.E-Please include your salary requirements with your resume.Additional benefits to becoming a member of our team:Competitive compensation package including competitive salary, profit share and bonus (bonus and profit share based on company performance)Heath benefits including medical, dental, and visionLife and Retirement benefits including 401k match, discretionary supplemental 401k contribution, basic and supplemental life options, as well as short- and long-term disability plansPaid Time Off (PTO)Relocation Assistance is available for the right candidate that is willing to relocate.Casual work environmentApplications will be reviewed as received. If we have further interest, we will reach out to you directly. Thank you, for your interest in Ruger Firearms.

Keywords: Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc., New England , Product Design Engineer, Engineering , Newport, Northeast

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