Career Opportunities /

Warriors Wanted

Applying for a Job with SureFire

Please include your resume. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be contacted to further the application process. No phone calls, outside agencies, or recruiters.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex or national origin. We actively recruit qualified targeted veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at jobs@surefire.com

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

  • Only applications submitted by email will be considered.
  • If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be contacted to further the application process.
  • No phone calls, outside agencies, or recruiters.

Send your application email to: jobs@surefire.com

CNC/Swiss Operator - 2nd shift - 2 positions

Job Type:

Full Time, non-exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, Ca

Last Updated:

2020-11-17 00:00:00

Job Description:

The CNC/Swiss Operator is responsible for setting up & operating a variety of CNC and/or Swiss Machines

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Start machine and observe its operation to reposition work piece, or adjust machine settings for multiple or successive passes.
  • Work with programmer or set up initial part on their own for production jobs
  • Inspect and measure using precision measuring instruments
  • Troubleshoot CNC/Swiss machines and apply offsets when necessary to maintain print specifications
  • Runs more than one machine/production process at a time.
  • Calculates and sets machine controls to position tools and regulate cutting depth, feeds and speeds

Qualifications:

  • Five plus years experience operating CNC/Swiss machines (multi axis CNC Lathes, Mills and CNC Swiss Machines
  • Must be able to determine programming production methods and sequence of operations to produce parts according to blue prints and specifications
  • Advanced math skills (i.e. trigonometry and advanced algebra)
  • Knowledge of ESPRIT and/or Mastercam software is a plus.
  • AA or Technical Certification in Journeyman and/or up to 1 year relevant experience
  • May occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Comfortable working around firearms.
  • Must be able to obtain a COE (certificate of eligibility)

Administrative Assistant

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

 

 

Mechanical Inspector

Job Type:

Full time, non-exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, Ca

Last Updated:

2020-11-17 00:00:00

Job Description:

The Mechanical Inspector may perform one or more of the following: in-process and final inspections of Suppressors and Suppressor components. Visually examines parts and assemblies. Performs tests to ensure consistent high quality.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with production parts and products to determine conformance to prints, drawings and testing   examinations.
  • Test and examine in-process products to ensure that high quality products are being provided to our customers.
  • Inspection of parts to blueprint, interpretation of ANSI-Y-14.5 and other appropriate military, aerospace and industry standards by using blue prints and purchase order requirements to ensure consistency and manufacturing ability so that ISO quality standards are met.
  • Measurement set-up, have ability and knowledge of types of inspection methods for machined parts by using blue prints and purchase order requirements to ensure consistency and manufacturing ability so that ISO quality standards are met.
  • Perform Receiving, In-Process inspections by using blue prints and purchase order requirements to ensure consistency and manufacturing ability so that ISO quality standards are met.
  • Keep records of quantities and inspections.
  • Conduct final tests and examinations of products before packaging for shipment to customer

Qualifications:

  • Must have inspection and assembly experience.
  • AA or Technical Certification in Quality Assurance or Manufacturing and/or 3-5 years relevant work experience.
  • Must be comfortable working around firearms
  • Must be willing to obtain COE (Certificate of Eligibility)

Director, International Sales

Job Type:

Full time - Exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, California

Last Updated:

2020-06-29 00:00:00

Job Description:

Surefire LLC seeks a Director, International Sales at its facility located at 18300 Mt. Baldy Circle, Fountain Valley, CA 92708. The Director, International Sales will be responsible for managing direct reports and independent sales representatives, to identify new business opportunities, formulating channel strategies, and implementing new or specialized programs.

  •  S/he will execute an effective sales and marketing strategy for international markets to identify, forecast and close international sales opportunities. S/he will assist sales team by mentoring, coaching and training in all aspects of sales in all market segments. Areas of emphasis include generating proposals, conducting successful sales calls, and generating new business and maintain existing business.
  • Demonstrate effective relationship management with employees and internal and external customer to sustain and generate sales.
  • S/he will collaborate with Marketing management on a regular basis to design, implement, and facilitate international sales plan.
  • S/he will create and maintain strategic relationships with industry peers by attending networking events and industry trade shows in order to develop a strong business network.
  • S/he will execute on international development activities through major client/partner marketing promotions and coaching Sales staff for prospective client meetings, presentations in order to successfully represent the Company’s offerings and services.
  • S/he will attend primary and new market trade shows in efforts of presenting SureFire as a company and it’s brand message via the use of collateral, product displays and product information distribution.
  • S/he will conduct Customer Roundtables and focus groups and other programs to better solicit customer and Partner feedback on SureFire’s products.
  • S/he will present technical presentations and product demonstrations at customer briefings.

70% international travel required.

Supervised employees: 1

1. REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Marketing or related field and 8 years of professional experience in sales/marketing OR No Degree and 10 years of experience in sales/marketing. Additionally, the applicant must have experience with:

1) Commercial outdoor markets;

2) Knowledge of firearms and tactical weapons;

3) International weapons permit COE required;

4) Target Market Analysis for International Weapon Markets;

5) Managing International Sales/Marketing.

Employer will accept any suitable combination of education, training, or experience.

Applicants who are interested in this position should apply below.

 

 

Production Team Member - Suppressor

Job Type:

Full Time - Exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, California

Last Updated:

2020-05-19 06:00:00

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:

  • 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 cross trained.
  • Support team members and problem solving small group activities.

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 and Lean Manufacturing principles.
  • Proven ability in producing high quality products.
  • Experience with machinery a plus.
  • Proven mechanical ability.
  • Comfortable working in a highly regulated environment.
  • Firearms experience a plus.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as required
  • High school diploma or GED, and a minimum of one to five years work experience.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Design Engineer

Job Type:

Full Time, Exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, Ca

Last Updated:

2020-11-11 00:00:00

Job Description:

This position performs engineering activities on assigned new and sustaining projects to comply with schedules and technical requirements, as well as engineering practices. Assists Engineering Team in the concept to market development of Suppressors, Weapons Systems, and other associated products. Supports Suppressors and Weapons Division Design, Engineering, and Testing functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops complete product designs, CAD databases, SolidWorks models, and drawing packages in accordance with SureFire standards.
  • Prepares product or system layout and detailed drawings and schematics using SolidWorks, for presentation to Engineering Management.
  • Manages Controlled Data in accordance with company PDM system policies and engineering best practices.
  • Researches applicable technology related to processing techniques, materials, properties and limitations, which may affect feasibility, cost, and potential for production.
  • Responsible for DFM and production readiness analysis.
  • Devise and carry out testing protocols to validate design parameters.
  • Responsible for prototyping, testing, and refining new designs to achieve the best possible performance in the most efficient manner.
  • Analyzes competitive products to ensure new product designs exceed current marketed products.
  • Works with cross functional team members, as well as internal and external suppliers, to meet product development guidelines.
  • Confers with R&D team to clarify, or resolve, problems during the design and development process to ensure that design specifications meet existing engineering requirements.
  • Interfaces with the Product Manager and other Engineers to ensure effective execution of engineering project timelines.
  • Compiles and analyzes operational, test, and research data using Microsoft Excel to establish performance standards for newly designed, or modified, equipment or products.
  • Plans experimental test programs utilizing existing data from previous testing procedures in order to improve upon design testing methods within engineering.
  • Generates engineering change orders (ECO) per written company standards.
  • Review test data and reports to determine if product design meets functional and performance specifications.
  • Support sustaining engineering efforts by analytically determining failure modes and implementing design changes to product failure susceptibility.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering and/or up to 6 years relevant work experience
  • Submit annual COE registration to the State of California.
  • Experience in the development of firearms is desired.
  • Experience in CAD (Solidworks), Cam experience is a plus
  • Experience with automatic pistols and small arms design and function
  • Knowledge of small arms manufacturing methods
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Must be proficient in SolidWorks

Quality Manager

Job Type:

Full time exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, California

Last Updated:

2020-11-11 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 by performing the following duties:

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.
  • Develops new approaches to solve problems identified during quality assurance activities by utilizing professional expertise so that improvements in process can be implemented effectively
  • 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 knowledge to ensure product compliancy.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Qualifications

  • 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.
  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical/Electronic Engineering and/or up to 6 years relevant work experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office