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Mechanical Engineer II

Job Type:

Full Time, exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, CA

Last Updated:

2021-04-21 00:00:00

Job Description:

Responsible for the development and testing of new product designs as well as the sustaining and upgrading of existing products utilizing Solidworks solid modelling platform. Responsible for engineering designs from conceptualization to end of product life cycle and optimization of designs using Design For Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA) Principles.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Utilizes SolidWorks experience and knowledge of GD&T tolerancing and ASME Y14.5 standards to design new products and develop proof of concept samples that meet product specifications.
  • Skilled communicator who interacts with cross-functional team.
  • Participates in sustaining/upgrading of existing designs to improve product function and manufacturability.
  • Determines cost-effective methods of manufacturing by analyzing product specifications and performance requirements using DFMA Principles.
  • Prepares or directs preparation of solid models, detailed drawings and schematics using Solidworks to develop and present concepts.
  • Confers with Product Development team and attends regularly scheduled meetings to communicate, clarify and resolve issues during the design and development process and to ensure design specifications meet performance requirements.
  • Contributes to Change Control Board meetings, design reviews and audits.
  • Devises test procedures to validate product designs and determine if product design meets functional performance specifications.
  • Works with outside vendors and fabricators to obtain quotes and produce product prototypes and  pre-production short-runs.
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude; cooperate with co-workers, management, internal and external customers, as applicable. Report any incidents of harassment to your Supervisor, Manager or Human Resources Manager.
  • Work safely at all times and report any unsafe conditions or injuries to your Supervisor or Manager immediately.
  • Other duties, as assigned by supervision or management.

Qualifications

  • Three plus years of Product Design experience dealing with electro-mechanical products and proven knowledge of manufacturing processes and design trade-offs.
  • Knowledge of material qualities and properties, manufacturing procedures and ASME, ANSI and ISO standards.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills and a proven track record of successful and timely completion of projects.
  • Proficient in SolidWorks and MS Office software.

Senior PCB Design Engineer

Job Type:

Full Time, exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, CA

Last Updated:

2021-04-21 00:00:00

Job Description:

The Sr. PCB Design Engineer will execute the design and development of PCB layouts, as well as, coordinate efforts within internal-external teams to reach desired goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and draft advanced PCB layouts using components that are densely placed with significant
    mechanical positioning constraints.
  • Review and analyze engineering design schematics and supporting documents to plan layout of
    PCB components and printed circuitry.
  • Translate handwritten schematics into Altium Designer CAD tools.
  • Update and maintain Power Logic/Power PCB or Altium Designer CAD libraries.
  • Research electronic part packaging finding smaller substitutes.
  • Create complex footprints and update the component database using Microsoft Access.
  • Working knowledge of 3D concepts in creating components and PCB structures.
  • Produce, check and revise bill of materials.
  • Reverse engineers and translates legacy designs into current formats.
  • Identify and troubleshoot to pinpoint and resolve errors in early stages to avoid delays and
    unexpected costs.
  • Verify mechanical fit of PCB into product and make recommendations
  • Work directly with PCB manufactures to solve PCB related design issues.
  • Consults with Manufacturing Engineers to gather manufacturability requirements and resolve
    design details/issues.
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude; cooperate with co-workers, management, internal and external customers, as applicable. Report any incidents of harassment to your Supervisor, Manager or Human Resources Manager.
  • Work safely at all times and report any unsafe conditions or injuries to your Supervisor or Manager immediately.
  • Other duties, as assigned by supervision or management.

Qualifications

  • 6 years of proven expertise in Electronic Part Packages.
  • Must be proficient in Analog/Digital mixed signal and high voltage/high power PCB layout methods.
  • Proven design experience using Altium Designer in laying out dense, small SMD and through-hole PCBs.

E.D.M Operator - 2nd Shift

Job Type:

Full time, non-exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, California

Last Updated:

2021-04-19 00:00:00

Job Description:

The EDM Operator produces machined parts by making adjustments to existing programming, setting up, and operating a EDM machine; maintaining quality and safety standards

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Gauge and verify finished work piece to ensure part is within tolerances
  • Meets target completion dates.
  • Operate EDM, Laser Engraver and OD Grinder per OAWs.
  • Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, and specifications.
  • Adjust programs by entering instructions, setting tool registers, offsets, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.
  • Load feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.
  • Verifies settings by measuring positions.
  • Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following specific manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions
  • Collect data and enters in Six Sigma control charts.
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude; cooperate with co-workers, management, internal and external customers, as applicable. Report any incidents of harassment to your Supervisor, Manager or Human Resources Manager.
  • Work safely at all times and report any unsafe conditions or injuries to your Supervisor or Manager immediately.
  • Other duties, as assigned by supervision or management.

Qualifications

  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Experience with EDM machinery (i.e. Makino, Charmal, Mitsubishi) a plus.
  • Proven mechanical ability.

 

Production Member (Painting Experience Required) - 2nd Shift

Job Type:

Full time, non-exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, California

Last Updated:

2021-04-19 00:00:00

Job Description:

The Coater will ensure the operation of the treater and produce materials within acceptable specification parameters in a safe and efficient manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares and mixes paint or coating solution to specified viscosity and starts equipment to pump mixture into machine reservoir
  • Assembles and prepares part for suppressors locking system.
  • Completes all documentation during and upon completion of production runs on planning tickets
  • Verifies correct material is being utilized.
  • Maintain and document the amount of paint used.
  • Disposes of solvents into proper hazardous waste containers.
  • Maintain and document all hazardous materials.
  • Form and shape locking bars for suppressor locking system.
  • Prep and coat various types of adapters.
  • Execute daily process improvement using lean manufacturing methodologies.
  • Maintain work area by the use of 5 S principles (Sort, Sweep, Straighten, Sanitize “Clean”, Sustain).
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude; cooperate with co-workers, management, internal and external customers, as applicable. Report any incidents of harassment to your Supervisor, Manager or Human Resources Manager.
  • Work safely at all times and report any unsafe conditions or injuries to your Supervisor or Manager immediately.
  • Other duties, as assigned by supervision or management.

Qualifications:

  • Painting experience.

Production Team Member - 2nd Shift

Job Type:

Full time, non-exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, California

Last Updated:

2021-04-19 00:00:00

Job Description:

Performs highly repetitive types of cycle machine operations associated with quantity production of identical units. Handles day to day maintenance of machines. May perform one or more of the following:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs routine semi-skilled work on a variety of machines including but not limited to; Bead Blast and Tumbler Debur, CNC, EDM, Laser Engraver, OD Grinder, Coating Machine.
  • Starts and stops the machine, and watches for imperfect operation. Runs more than one machine at a time to avoid large quantities of bad parts to catch broken tooling.
  • Speeds, feeds and tooling are ordinarily prescribed. In case of trouble, problems are called to the attention of a Lead person or a supervisor to explain what happened and then train the individual to avoid problem form happening in the future.
  • Maintains the machine tools coolant, and maintains coolant level and concentricity by looking at tools and oil and using the equipment to see it to run good parts to avoid costly repair due to negligence.
  • Identify slight fluctuations and communicate to Team Lead any problems with materials or assembly procedures that may affect the production quality or production flow by visually or mechanically inspecting parts prior to or during assembly or production process.
  • Cleans and maintains the machine tools and peripheral equipment, including filters, collets, chip conveyors, oil skimmers, and the shop floor itself by using the cleaning equipment to maintain and organize a safe working environment.
  • Perform work to current standardized work and look for continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Follow safe work practices at all times including the maintaining and disposal of hazardous materials.
  • Maintain work area by the use of 5S Principles (Sort, Sweep, Straighten, Sanitize “Clean”, Sustain).
  • If forklift certified, may handle and store the raw and scrap materials, using a forklift for safety and insurance purposes.
  • Must be flexible to change in job functions and willing to be crosstrained.
  • Support team members and problem solving small group activities.
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude; cooperate with co-workers, management, internal and external customers, as applicable. Report any incidents of harassment to your Supervisor, Manager or Human Resources Manager.
  • Work safely at all times and report any unsafe conditions or injuries to your Supervisor or Manager immediately.
  • Other duties, as assigned by supervision or management.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints to layout, assemble/fabricate a plus.
  • Familiar with ISO 9001 and Lean Manufacturing principles.
  • Proven ability in producing high quality products.
  • Experience with machinery (i.e Makino, Mazak, CHarmal, Mitsubishi, etc) a plus.
  • Proven mechanical ability.
  • Comfortable working in a highly regulated environment.
  • Firearms experience a plus.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as required.

Weapons Engineer II

Job Type:

Full Time, exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, California

Last Updated:

2021-03-15 00:00:00

Job Description:

This position is responsible for all matters related to firearm design including; research and development, design, improvement, problem solving, testing, procedures, and documentation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Determines which firearm designs can be produced with existing manufacturing or processing
    facilities and methods by analyzing product specifications and performance requirements to ensure
    successful product delivery.
  • Researches applicable technology related to processing techniques, materials, properties, and
    limitations which may affect feasibility, cost, and potential for production.
  • Confers with Research and Development team to clarify or resolve problems during the design and
    development process to ensure that design specifications meet existing engineering
    requirements.
  • Prepares product or system layout and detailed drawings and schematics using SolidWorks for
    presentation to Engineering Management.
  • Develops complete product designs, CAD databases, SolidWorks models, and drawing packages
    in accordance with SureFire standards.
  • Responsible for DFM and production readiness analysis.
  • Assesses competitive products, ensuring new designs exceed current marketed products.
  • Compiles and analyzes operational, test, and research data using Microsoft Excel to establish
    performance standards for newly designed or modified equipment or products.
  • Plans and develops experimental test programs utilizing existing data from previous testing
    procedures in order to improve upon design testing methods within Engineering.
  • Interfaces with the Product Manager and other Engineers to ensure effective execution of
    engineering project timelines.
  • Manages Controlled Data in accordance with company PDM system policies and engineering best
    practices.
  • Generates engineering change orders (ECO) per written company standards.
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude; cooperate with co-workers, management, internal and
    external customers, as applicable. Report any incidents of harassment to your Supervisor,
    Manager or Human Resources Manager.
  • Work safely at all times and report any unsafe conditions or injuries to your Supervisor or Manager
    immediately.
  • Other duties, as assigned by supervision or management.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering and/or up to 6 years relevant work experience.
  • Proven expertise in the development of firearms.
  • Firsthand experience bringing a magazine-fed semiauto pistol to a market-ready state.
  • Submit to annual COE registration to the State of California.
  • Working knowledge of materials, processing, and advanced coatings.
  • Ability to identify and diagnose common pistol malfunctions.
  • Experience with automatic pistols and small arms design and function.
  • Knowledge of small arms manufacturing methods.

Administrative Assistant - Suppressors

Job Type:

Full time, non-exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, Ca

Last Updated:

2020-11-17 00:00:00

Job Description:

The Administrative Assistant utilizes office experience and organizational skills in assisting the Vice President, Suppressors and Weapons with projects and activities by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Support Vice President, Suppressors & Weapons Division in administrative capacity by scheduling meetings, generating routine reports, and other projects assigned by management.
  • Serve as initial point of contact; answer phones and greet visitors
  • Schedule appointments and maintain calendars; schedule and coordinate staff and other meetings
  • Prepare communications such as memos, emails, invoices reports and other correspondence;
  • Write and edit documents from letters to reports and instructional documents requiring high level of accuracy
  • Handle annual renewal documents/applications for COE, CCW, DWP and other permits
  • Process and submit expense reports, PTO requests, etc for VP and other staff members; maintain calendar of scheduled PTO of direct reports to the VP
  • Make travel arrangements and generate itineraries
  • Maintain highly detailed logs of weapons checked out/ checked in. Other logs as required
  • Create and maintain filing systems, both electronic and physical
  • May engage in event planning and meeting setup and implementation

Qualifications

  • High school or GED and minimum of one year experience
  • Must be willing to work around firearms
  • Must be proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Must be able to obtain a COE (Certificate of Eligibility)
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced environment and be able to multi-task
  • Must be highly detail oriented with high level of accuracy