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Product Manager - Marketing

Job Type:

Full Time, Exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, CA

Last Updated:

2022-06-16 00:00:00

Job Description:

The Product Manager is responsible for guiding new product development and market introduction using a disciplined approach to product life cycle management to maximize efficiencies and profitability.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the product requirements process by obtaining information via research and input from customers, prospects, partners, Sales people, Engineering, and Marketing to define a cohesive product plan that is market-driven and can be feasibly successfully designed and executed.
  • Document requirements definition, use-cases, and functional descriptions for existing and new products by using Word documents in accordance with Marketing Product Development Processes in support of Marketing goals and objectives.
  • Responsible for the overall Product Launch process, including defining and tracking schedules using Microsoft Project, pricing, model numbering, forecasting, product warranty information, and other product-related deliverables that will create the complete product
  • Conduct Customer Roundtables, focus groups, and other programs in-person to better solicit customer and Partner feedback on SureFire products to encourage repeat business.
  • Participate in weekly Engineering and Support meetings, providing market-driven guidance with qualitative and quantifiable data obtained from field sales and customer feedback on quality control issues, fixes, and other solutions in support of product quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Collaborate with Product Marketing to create product-specific messages via Microsoft Office software (emphasis in PowerPoint, Word, and Excel) to articulate competitive product differentiators.
  • Produce product data sheets, white papers, manuals, competitive analysis and other marketing collateral using Microsoft Office software to communicate key product information to internal/external customer base.
  • Provide in-depth product and competitive analyses utilizing available market data and formatting into Excel or PowerPoint for use in product strategy and sales / marketing positioning.
  • Provide qualitative and quantitative analysis to Director of Product Management, including vertical and/or horizontal segmentation, served and addressable markets, using Microsoft Office software in support of ongoing strategic market segment definition.
  • Conduct technical presentations and product demonstrations in-person at customer briefings, industry conferences, internal sales meetings, and other public-speaking forums using audio visual media and associated computer software (PowerPoint, Excel, Projectors, product demonstration kits, etc.), providing SureFire marketing and brand exposure to the public and consumer sector.
  • Coordinate structured user-testing of product in both pre-release and post-release stages, in accordance with established field evaluations processes (current process is inclusive of obtaining product from engineering, send product to the customer, active communication during evaluation with customer, confirm product user-testing is complete, summarizing results and complete support evaluation with engineering) to ensure that SureFire’s product meets design and production specifications.
  • 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.

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations.
  • Project Management – Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.
  • Written Communication / Oral Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback.
  • Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans. 
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Diversity – Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values. 
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

 

Qualifications

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

  • Successful design or product management experience, managing multiple development projects (experience with lighting systems a plus)
  • Ability to convey complex, technical information to a non-technical audience with clarity.
  • Intermediate understanding of financial and accounting principals.

 

Education 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Marketing and/or up to 6 years relevant work experience.

 

Communication Skills

  • Ability to effectively convey messages with clarity while building consensus in a tactful and enthusiastic manner.
  • Ability to convey complex, technical information to a non-technical audience with clarity.

 

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to perform calculations utilizing arithmetic such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division normally attained through elementary school education.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

Computer Skills

  • Must be proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

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

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25  pounds.

Additional physical demands:

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

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.

 

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet .

 

Director, Product Management - Marketing

Job Type:

Full Time, Exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, CA

Last Updated:

2022-06-16 00:00:00

Job Description:

Responsibilities include defining the strategy and roadmap of the product lines. Directs the development of new products and the management of the product line’s life cycle.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Define requirements for new products by gathering input from potential end users, dealers, distributors and internal staff (Sales, Marketing and Engineering). Analyze market trends and competitors’ products. Communicate data to Engineering to ensure successful design and development of market-driven products.
  • Collaborate with the Sales staff to draft and manage a rolling sales forecast that drives procurement of materials, scheduling of jobs and manufacturing to ensure on time delivery of orders.
  • Produce Market Requirements Definition and Functional Descriptions for existing and new products. Devise effective processes with Engineering to communicate these requirements throughout Engineering, Sales and Marketing Teams.
  • Own the Product Readiness and Product Launch process, defining and tracking schedules, creating and managing the Bill of Materials, packaging, instructions, collateral and other product-related deliverables that will create the complete product.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Marketing to plan product-specific marketing activities on a P&L basis, ensuring effective levels of promotional spending and profitable revenues per product.
  • Conduct Customer Roundtables, Focus Groups, Surveys and other programs to better solicit customer and partner feedback on SureFire’s products.
  • Participate in weekly Engineering and Support meetings, providing market-driven guidance on quality control issues, fixes and other solutions and using expertise in making recommendations on product process improvements.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Marketing to create product-specific marketing messages and work with the Creative Services team to produce product data sheets, white papers, manuals and other marketing collateral to enhance SureFire’s product exposure.
  • Manage the overall product line, adjusting pricing and positioning throughout the product lifecycle. Identify and recommend products for obsolescence as new products are introduced.
  • Provide in-depth product and competitive analyses utilizing market data and formatting into Excel or PowerPoint for use in product strategy and sales/marketing positioning.
  • Define strategic market segments, including both vertical and horizontal segments to ensure that a product is being designed and marketed effectively.
  • Create and deliver presentations, white papers, sales packets and other sales tools for the purpose of maintaining the company’s position as a market leader in its industry.
  • Present technical presentations and product demonstrations at customer briefings, industry conferences, industry analyst briefings and other public-speaking forums to give SureFire marketing and brand exposure to the public and consumer sector.
  • Conduct structured user testing of product n both pre-release and post-release stages to ensure that SureFire’s product meets market and production requirements.
  • Coordinates program planning with customers by gathering information and customer expectations to ensure identification of appropriate manufacturing schedules, goals, design criteria, costs and similar considerations.
  • Manage and mentor Product Managers
  • Provide oversight and management of Repairs Department to ensure timely processing of repairs and returns.
  • Collaborate with the Repair Manager to develop and maintain detailed data mining and reporting methods to support Engineering with detailed failure mode effects analysis for continuous improvement of the product portfolio.
  • 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.

 

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: 

  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations.
  • Project Management – Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.
  • Written Communication / Oral Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Managing People – Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Improves processes, products and services.
  • Strategic Thinking – Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization’s strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
  • Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Motivation – Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  •  Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  •  Initiative – Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation – Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention.
  • Diversity – Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values. 
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

 

Qualifications

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

 

Education 

  • Bachelors Degree in Marketing and/or up to 4 years relevant work experience.

 

Communication Skills

  • Ability to communicate simple facts with courtesy and clarity.
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts, proposals and plans.
  • Must be able to persuade others to change their thinking.

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to perform calculations utilizing arithmetic such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division normally attained through elementary school education.

 

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 Computer Skills

  • Must be proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

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

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to  25 pounds.

Additional physical demands:

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

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.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Quality Manager

Job Type:

Full Time, Exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, CA

Last Updated:

2022-06-14 00:00:00

Job Description:

The Quality Manager will be responsible for the development and implementation of industrial quality assurance policies, standards, processes, procedures and controls.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct and initiates the analysis, inspection, design, test, and/or integration process by utilizing
    existing or newly implemented procedures to assure the quality of assigned product or component.
  • Performs quality engineering reviews of design documentation using stated requirements, including
    vendor quality manuals and company quality records to ensure that quality assurance compliance
    is met.
  • Analyzes QA data by applying statistical process control (SPC) methods to evaluate the current
    process and process changes.
  • Reviews all purchased products or components by thoroughly examining each piece in order to
    further provide input to the decision of whether to accept the product and future purchases from the
    vendor.
  • Documents data obtained during all quality assurance activities utilizing Microsoft Excel or
    applicable software tool(s) in order to create a robust Document Control Process within Quality
    Assurance.
  • Participates in Material Review Board meetings to determine disposition of material with regard to
    cost savings and improvement to product quality.
  • Communicates significant issues or developments identified during quality assurance activities by
    reporting them to Management in meetings or email to ensure that recommendations on process
    improvement are addressed.
  • Prepares and presents technical and program information using Microsoft PowerPoint and to team
    members and management by arranging meetings onsite to ensure that pertinent product
    information is distributed to the appropriate personnel.
  • Develop, write and revise the ISO quality standards, and the evaluation and qualification of contract
    manufacturers and suppliers by utilizing professional expertise and ISO procedural knowledge to
    ensure product compliancy. Works as focal point person during all ISO audits; completes follow up
    and resolution of any audit findings in a timely manner.
  • Guides and collaborates with Engineering team and Management by setting up and participating in
    regular meetings to design and implement an improved Configuration Management and
    Engineering Change Control system, including on-going product improvement that complies with
    ISO requirements.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of government and industry quality assurance codes and standards
    by researching and reading up on up-to-date industry materials pertaining to QA so that Company
    remains current in its compliancy standards.
  • Performs ISO mandated meetings, such as the annual Management Meeting to summarize the
    past and future process improvements and goals. Works with other departments on continually
    tracking metrics.
  • Develop method for inspection, testing, sampling and training by utilizing professional knowledge
    and expertise to further improve current QA procedures and capabilities.
  • Evaluate production capabilities by visiting facilities, monitoring production process and
    recommending improvements to enhance and increase productivity levels and compliance.
  • Directs technical and administrative workers engaged in quality assurance activities by meeting
    with team regularly to ensure that staff is meeting Management and Quality expectation levels.
  • 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.

Competencies
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Designs work flows and
    procedures.
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers
    and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in
    group problem solving situations.
  • Project Management – Develops project plans; Coordinates projects;
    Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.
  • Written Communication / Oral Communication – Writes clearly and
    informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data
    effectively; Able to read and interpret written information; Speaks clearly and
    persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification;
    Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates
    in meetings.
  • Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality;
    Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Strategic Thinking – Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals;
    Understands organization’s strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and
    competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to
    changing conditions.
  • Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate
    judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate
    people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently;
    Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules
    other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Diversity – Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity
    for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of
    others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under
    pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines
    appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses
    equipment and materials properly.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work
    responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments
    on time.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes
    responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work
    when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate
    person with an alternate plan.

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

  • Intermediate to advance level of professional experience with new product development, the review
    of engineering drawings, specification, feasibility requirements, tolerance comparison and
    Government Statements of Work.
  • Must have a working knowledge of basic international standards, i.e. MIL-Specs, IPC-610D, ASTM,
    AMS, and ISO.

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/Electronic Engineering and/or up to 6 years relevant
    work experience.

Communication Skills

  • Ability to communicate simple facts with courtesy and clarity.
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts, proposals and plans.
  • Must be able to persuade others to change their thinking.

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to perform calculations utilizing arithmetic such as addition, subtraction,
    multiplication and division normally attained through elementary school education.
  • Ability to perform calculations utilizing algebra and fractions.
  • Ability to utilize geometry to solve Engineering problems.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations
    where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule
    form.

Computer Skills

  • Must be proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

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

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Additional physical demands:

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to
    sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel,
    crouch, or crawl.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision,
    peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Government Contracts Manager

Job Type:

Full Time, Part Time, Contract

Location:

Fountain Valley, CA

Last Updated:

2022-06-09 00:00:00

Job Description:

Directs activities concerned with all contracts for purchase or sale of equipment, materials, products, or service by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
 Manage government business opportunity pipeline and tracks the status of proposal development
with internal teams to ensure submittal deadlines are met.
 Negotiates contracts with customer or bidder by researching and planning strategies that would
best benefit the Company in its revenue goals and to create more desirable terms and conditions.
 Manage the bid process and contract administration for multi-award indefinite delivery, indefinite
quantity (IDIQ) contracts and foster strategic relationships with government acquisition personnel;
 Initiates and responds to bid requirements, identifies detail requirements by reviewing RFI’s, RFQ’s
and other related documents for a clear understanding of government requirements, researches
the market, and develops internal requirements and specifications, and creates formal company
proposals and quotations. in concert with Department Managers and Legal.
 Coordinates Team to develop responses to Request For Proposal (RFP’s) by reviewing bid
process procedures, examining material, test, equipment services, production costs, performance
requirements, delivery schedules, and preparing appropriate responses to ensure accuracy and
completeness.
 Reviews bids from other firms for conformity by electronic bid board to determine contract
requirements and acceptable bids.
 Perform final proposal preparation and review, contract negotiation, contract administration, and
customer contact activities to provide for proper contract acquisition and execution in accordance
with company policies, legal requirements, customer specifications, and business judgment by
completing and submitting all required documentation
 Act as a prime contact with customers and outside organizations on assigned contracts by meeting
with or speaking to appropriate individuals to ensure that communications are consistent and
contract information is received.
 Administers, extends, terminates and negotiates contracts by monitoring contracts performance to
ensure compliance with company policies, state, federal, and local regulations.
 Advises management of contractual rights and obligations by updating and comprehending federal,
state, and local regulations to ensure adherence.
 Facilitate and participate in providing contractual guidance to internal management. Coordinate
with business teams for resolution of contract issues and disputes.
 Attend to GSA/Prime Vendor dealer and sales representative’s needs by identifying, researching
and resolving dealer and sales representative concerns to ensure quality customer service.
 Organizes and maintains file system and/or contract database. Files correspondence and other
records for historical information. Ensures government contract management activities and
maintenance of accurate and complete contract files and records are conducted in accordance with
company policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations, and customer requirements.
 Perform contract closeout of assigned prime contracts and subcontracts;
 Responsible for entering, modifying and closing all gov’t contract orders in SureFire’s ERP system.
 Works alongside Production and Shipping to implement fulfillment of contracts by communicating
with appropriate personnel.
 Manage the acquisition, use and deletion of National Stock Numbers (NSN), and/or other
government required numbering systems;
 Manages gov’t websites to ensure current SureFire information is updated at all times.
 Maintains ISO Contract Review process and makes updates according to business needs.
 Participate in development and administration of business alliances and teaming agreements.
 Ensures all department sign off on new contracts and changes to existing contracts. Keeps
contract tracking up to date at all times.
 Point of Contact for changes to standard domestic and international agreements. Reviews changes
and works with Legal to ensure changes protect SureFire best interests.
 Completes all Representations and Certifications, disclosures, Letters of Supply and any other
documents requested by customers.
 Assist in new business pursuit/capture and associated contractual strategy;
 Assist in identification, development and implementation of new contract & subcontract policies and
processes;
 Participate in development and administration of business alliances and teaming agreements.
 Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
 Ability to work independently, multitask and coordinate activities across a range of functional areas;
 Excellent writing skills and ability to draft contractual instruments
 Strong analytical and verbal communication skills;
 Strong presentation, cross-functional leadership and team-building skills;
 Familiarity with commercial item/service contracts, firm fixed price contracts, multi-award IDIQ
contracts, and common issues that may arise with these contract vehicles;
 Excellent internal and external negotiation skills. Must interface effectively with internal
management, and customer representatives including contracting officers and specialists;
 Commitment to continued professional development;
 Ability to identify problems or inefficiencies and independently offer/implement practical solutions;
 Proficient in all MS Office Applications, intermediate to advanced Excel; and
 Ability to work with confidential information exercise judgment and discretion.
 Experience with and General Services Administration schedules program and multi-award
schedule regulations and
 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.

Competencies
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
 Contract Management – Develops contracts; Coordinates projects;
Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.
 Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers
and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in
group problem solving situations.
 Written Communication / Oral Communication – Writes clearly and
informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data
effectively; Able to read and interpret written information; Speaks clearly and
persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification;
Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates
in meetings.
 Motivation – Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and
overcomes obstacles; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
 Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently;
Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules
other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
 Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing
demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with
frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
 Diversity – Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity
for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.
 Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of
others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
 Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under
pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
 Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines
appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses
equipment and materials properly.
 Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work
responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments
on time.
 Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes
responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work
when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate
person with an alternate plan.

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

Education
 Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and/or up to 10 years hands-on work
experience in related Department of Defense Level 1 contracts, procurement and
program management.

Communication Skills
 Ability to communicate simple facts with courtesy and clarity.
 Ability to communicate complex concepts, proposals and plans.
 Ability to communicate directly with Military Program Managers.

Mathematical Skills
 Ability to perform calculations utilizing arithmetic such as addition, subtraction,
multiplication and division normally attained through elementary school education.

Reasoning Ability
 Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in
situations where only limited standardization exists.
 Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule
form.

Computer Skills
 Must be proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

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

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Additional physical demands:
 While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to
sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.
 The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms.
 The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel,
crouch, or crawl.
 Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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.
 The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Security Manager

Job Type:

Full Time, Exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, CA

Last Updated:

2022-06-07 00:00:00

Job Description:

Manage the security systems & supervising policies and procedures to protect the people, property and intellectual property of SureFire, LLC. Respond to alarm calls on and off hours.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise employees as assigned
  • Maintain and update the Access Control System. Program the required fields for employee /contractor access to secure areas
  • Manage the scheduling and regular maintenance of security system hardware and perform certain immediate repairs directly
  • Manage the monitoring of daily access to company properties and secure arrears and issue required badges and keys
  • Monitor Access Control for Employees, Visitors, & Contractors
  • Monitor and administer credentials to employees on visitor management systems
  • Conduct personnel query investigations e.g. door review, apply and remove access
  • 24/7 on call availability, receiving phone calls from central monitoring station, respond to FIRE and BURGLAR alarms.
  • Project management responsibilities include: site surveys, threat assessment, security implementation and enhancement plans, coordinate and generate project proposals with vendors
  • Manage the companies Work Place Violence prevention programs
  • Manage and maintain the Security process and procedures e.g. Access Control, Fire Life Safety, etc.
  • Maintain and update fire sprinkler/alarm systems; schedule required quarterly, annual and 5 year certifications
  • Support the Compliance Department with the company’s weapons inventory
  • Schedule and chair Security related meetings
  • Escort Title I & Title II Firearms (Special Permits Required) as required to and from offsite locations
  • Maintain personally required Permits and Licenses e.g. BSIS Guard, Firearms, CA DOJ COE, CCW, AW, MG, DD, SBR/SBS
  • Maintain personal proficiency in small arms applications and a general proficiency with light and medium weapons systems
  • Manage and maintain the Security key system for all locations.
  • Manage and maintain the Security & Integrity Hotline (“My Safe Workplace”) with the responsibility of notifying HR / Security team member of new incidents and tracking incident report progress to resolution.
  • Manage the SOS International program for the employees traveling internationally.
  • Assist Safety Manager with safety drills and related SOP’s e.g. evacuations, etc.
  • Conduct security related audits as required e.g. Key Logs, Access Reports, Visitor Badging.
  • Train company employees and contractors on security systems and procedures e.g., Arming/Disarming buildings etc.
  • Develop budgetary plans and manage security related budgetary requirements
  • Manage S&R and perform S&R as required
  • Perform regulatory compliance checks of firearms manufactured
  • 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.

 

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Designs work flows and procedures.
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving
  • Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others. 
  • Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
  • Written Communication / Oral Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback.
  • Leadership – Exhibits confidence in self and others; Accepts feedback from others.
  • Managing People – Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Improves processes, products and services.
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization’s goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
  • Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Initiative – Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Diversity – Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment.
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Qualifications

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

  • High level of computer skills
  • Extensive knowledge on Secure Site and Network Client system
  • Guard card w/exposed weapon permit, COE, CCW
  • Dangerous weapons permit preferred
  • Communicate and enforce processes and procedures to pears and executive staff
  • Effectively communicate and manage thru two-way radios
  • Military experience preferred

Education

  • AA in criminal justice and/or up to 2 years equivalent work experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice preferred

Communication Skills 

  • Ability to communicate simple facts with courtesy and clarity.
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts, proposals, and plans.
  • Must be able to negotiate commitments on behalf of employer.

Mathematical Skills 

  • Ability to perform calculations utilizing arithmetic such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division normally attained through elementary school education.

Reasoning Ability 

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills 

  • Must be proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Knowledge of Access Control system and Network Client system is a plus.

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

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.

Additional physical demands:

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

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.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually
  • In this position you will be exposed to following Environment conditions:
    • Work in high, precarious places
    • Outdoor weather conditions
    • Risk of electrical shock
    • Work with explosives

 

Production Team Member

Job Type:

Full Time, Non-Exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, CA

Last Updated:

2022-05-23 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.

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

 

  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  •  Diversity – Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  •  Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Qualifications

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

  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints to layout, assemble / fabricate a plus.
  • Familiar with ISO 9001and Lean Manufacturing principles.
  • Proven ability in producing high quality products.
  • Experience with machinery (i.e Makino, Mazak, CHarmal, Mitsubihsi, 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.

 

Education

  •  High school diploma or GED, and a minimum of one to five years work experience.

 

Communication Skills 

  • Ability to communicate simple facts with courtesy and clarity.

 

Mathematical Skills 

  • Ability to perform calculations utilizing arithmetic such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division normally attained through elementary school education.

 

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

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

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to  25 pounds.

Additional physical demands:

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

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.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud .
  • In this position you will be exposed to following Environment conditions:
  • Work near moving mechanical part

ID/OD Grinder

Job Type:

Full Time, Non-Exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, CA

Last Updated:

2022-05-17 00:00:00

Job Description:

Produces machined parts by setting up, programming, and operating machines, such as OD/ID grinders, while maintaining quality and safety standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
 Operate , laser engraver, Honing Machines, OD/ID grinder, ability to program CNC machines is
preferred.
 Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, and
specifications.
 Programs OD/ID grinders by entering instructions, offsets; calculating
requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.
 Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.
 Verifies settings by measuring positions.
 Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s
instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions.
 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.

Competencies
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
 Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers
and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in
group problem solving situations.
 Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and
development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills;
Shares expertise with others.
 Written Communication / Oral Communication – Writes clearly and
informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data
effectively; Able to read and interpret written information; Speaks clearly and
persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification;
Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates
in meetings.
 Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve
and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work
to ensure quality.
 Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives
to increase productivity; Works quickly.
 Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing
demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with
frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
 Diversity – Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity
for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.
 Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of
others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
 Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under
pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
 Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines
appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses
equipment and materials properly.
 Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work
responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments
on time.
 Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes
responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work
when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate
person with an alternate plan.

Qualifications
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, skill, and/or
ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
 Read and understand complex blueprints
Education
 High school diploma or GED, and up to four years work experience.

Communication Skills
 Ability to communicate simple facts with courtesy and clarity.

Mathematical Skills
 Ability to utilize geometry to solve machinery (i.e. engineering) problems.

Reasoning Ability
 Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in
situations where only limited standardization exists.
 Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule
form.

Computer Skills
 Must be proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
 Must be proficient in interpreting a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or
schedule form.

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 this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Additional physical demands:
 While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit;
use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.
 The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch,
or crawl.

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.
 The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
 In this position you will be exposed to following Environment conditions:
 Wet or humid conditions (non-weather)
 Work near moving mechanical parts.

CMM PROGRAMMER & WEAPONS INSPECTOR

Job Type:

Full Time, Exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, CA

Last Updated:

2022-05-09 11:16:05

Job Description:

Use quality measurement devices to measure, gage, or otherwise determine compliance to dimensional standards and prepare appropriate reports to document the product compliance. Function is primarily performed through the setup, programming, and operation of the CMM and Keyence and other measuring instruments as needed. Has the background and experience to assemble/disassemble and inspect weapons and their components.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Write or Edit DCC CMM programs utilizing PC-Dmis CAD++ utilizing CAD data.
  • Determine program requirements based on design and engineering requirements.
  • Develop software tools including databases and related tools, work holding fixtures.
  • Provide direction to machine operators.
  • Program, operate, and maintain CMM machine validating accuracy and requirements.
  • Set up and create QC Inspections files as required.
  • Perform First Article, In process, and Last Piece inspections as needed.
  • Knowledge of weapons assemble and Inspections as needed/
  • 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.

 

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

      Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Designs work flows and procedures.

     Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations.

     Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

     Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.

     Written Communication / Oral Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

     Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback.

     Visionary Leadership – Inspires respect and trust.

     Leadership – Exhibits confidence in self and others; Accepts feedback from others.

     Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

     Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

     Motivation – Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.

     Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.

     Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

     Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

      Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

      Initiative – Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Asks for and offers help when needed.

     Innovation – Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention.

  • Diversity – Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

 Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

 

Qualifications

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

  • Must have 5-10 years of experience with Coordinate-measuring and Vision machines.
  • Must have experience with Print reading.
  • Manufacturing environment experience.
  • Must be able to use standard inspection equipment, i.e., calipers, Micrometers, etc.
  • Should be familiar with Weapons Assembly/Disassembly.

 

Education

   Bachelor’s Degree and/or up to 4 years relevant work experience.

 

Communication Skills

  Ability to communicate simple facts with courtesy and clarity.

 

Mathematical Skills

Ability to perform calculations utilizing arithmetic such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division normally attained through elementary school education.

Ability to perform calculations utilizing algebra and fractions.

Ability to utilize geometry to solve (i.e., engineering) problems.

 

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

Computer Skills

Must be proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

Must be proficient in PC-DMIS, etc.

Knowledge of MiniTab software is a plus.

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

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Additional physical demands:

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.

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.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually .

In this position you will be exposed to following Environment conditions:

Work near moving mechanical part

Outdoor weather conditions

 

PR SPECIALIST

Job Type:

Full Time, Exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, CA

Last Updated:

2022-03-03 00:00:00

Job Description:

The Public Relations Specialist works closely with the Sr. Marketing Manager to develop, manage and implement programs designed to create and drive media coverage and maintain a favorable public image of the company. The PR Specialist initiates the activities, functions, events, and initiatives pertinent to public relations, media relations and social media in order to support the goals and objectives of the overall Marketing Plan. He/she produces press releases specific to appropriate markets; decides prioritization and how to best utilize available resources; seeks creative ways to maximize publicity for the company. This person also assists with a wide range of programs for broadcast, web and publications, including developing PR strategy, creating and implementing media projects. *Military or Weapons knowledge preferred*

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Develop and implement PR strategy that increases overall positive outlook, brand awareness and sales of SureFire.
  • Maintain and develop media relations to facilitate brand and product coverage via print, digital and broadcast mediums.
  • Write, distribute and follow-up all press releases and outgoing company communications for the media while maintaining a consistent brand message.
  • Monitor, post, and analyze all SureFire social media channels to build an engaged community of followers and enhance brand interaction. This includes responding to queries and comments in a timely manner.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with key influencers such as firearms instructors to ensure SureFire brand exposure in the proper market segments.
  • Coordinate media events to support the marketing plan. This includes cradle to grave event planning, managing the list of attendees, and establishing goals as a measure of success. .
  • Lead VIP tours of the SureFire corporate headquarters and tell the SureFire story, conduct product demos as needed or required.
  • Maintain comprehensive product and company knowledge including but not limited to the entire line of SureFire products and related accessories.
  • Represent the brand at tradeshows and events SureFire attends by meeting with media to establish rapport in order to maximize exposure of the SureFire at each event.
  • Manage product sponsorship for charity, public service, professional sponsorships, and industry events, while searching for new opportunities.
  • 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.

 

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

 

  • Oral Communication – Must exhibit exceptional communication and social skills to effectively and professionally communicate and represent the brand. Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates public speaking and presentation skills.

 

  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

 

  • Social Media – Have a strong knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within the field, including latest social media trends.

 

  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations.

 

  • Project Management – Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.

 

  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback.

 

  • Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

 

  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.

 

  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

 

  • Initiative – Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Asks for and offers help when needed.

 

  • Innovation – Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention.

 

  • Diversity – Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment.

 

  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

 

  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

 

  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.

 

  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

 

  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

 

 

Qualifications

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

 

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Knowledge of firearms and/or military background highly desirable

 

Education

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing or Public Relations and/or up to 4 years relevant work experience.

 

Communication Skills

 

  • Ability to communicate facts with courtesy and clarity.
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts, proposals and plans.

 

 

 

Mathematical Skills

 

  • Ability to perform calculations utilizing arithmetic such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division normally attained through elementary school education.

Reasoning Ability

 

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills

  • Must be proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

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

 

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

 

Additional physical demands:

 

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

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.

 

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.