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  • No phone calls, outside agencies, or recruiters.

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CNC Operator - 2nd shift

Job Type:

Full time, non-exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, CA

Last Updated:

2021-09-20 00:00:00

Job Description:

The CNC Operator is responsible for operating one or more CNC machines (Mill, Lathe with live tooling and/or Mill Turn CNC).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Start machine and observe its operation to reposition work piece, or adjust machine settings for multiple or successive passes.
  • Set up and edit programs.
  • Inspect or measure using precision measuring instruments.
  • Maintains machine and perform advanced preventive and corrective maintenance on shop machines.
  • Trouble-shoot CNC Machines.
  • Runs more than one machine/production process at a time.
  • Calculates and sets machine controls to position tools, and regulate cutting depth, speed, feed or coolant flow
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude; cooperate with co-workers, management, internal and external customers, as applicable.
  • Report any incidents of harassment to your Supervisor, Manager or Human Resources Manager.
  • Work safely at all times and report any unsafe conditions or injuries to your Supervisor or Manager immediately.
  • Other duties, as assigned by supervision or management.

Qualifications:

  • Five years’ experience operating CNC machines (Lathes, Mills, Mill Turn Centers)
  • 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 Mastercam a plus.

Production Team Member - 1st Shift

Job Type:

Full time, non-exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, CA

Last Updated:

2021-09-20 00:00:00

Job Description:

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

Qualifications:

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

Design Engineer

Job Type:

Full Time, exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, CA

Last Updated:

2021-08-25 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.
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude; cooperate with co-workers, management, internal and external customers, as applicable.
  • Report any incidents of harassment to your Supervisor, Manager or Human Resources Manager.
  • Work safely at all times and report any unsafe conditions or injuries to your Supervisor or Manager immediately.
  • Other duties, as assigned by supervision or management.

Qualifications

  • Submit annual COE registration to the State of California.
  • Experience in the development of firearms is desired. Industrial Design experience.
  • Experience in CAD (Solidworks), CAM experience is a plus.
  • Experience with automatic pistols and small arms design and function.
  • Knowledge of small arms manufacturing method.

Mechanical Design Engineer – R&D

Job Type:

Full Time, exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, CA

Last Updated:

2021-08-10 00:00:00

Job Description:

Responsible for new product designs and development. Taking concepts and/or sketches, building them into dummy concept models and/or working models, improving initial design up to and including where appropriate into a finish production product.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares product models, detailed drawings and schematics, utilizing SolidWorks, to present to the Engineering and Product Development teams.
  • Confers with R&D engineering team, by attending regularly scheduled meetings, to clarify or resolve issues during the design and development process and ensure design specifications meet engineering requirements.
  • Determines design production feasibility utilizing existing manufacturing processes and methodologies by analyzing product specifications and performance requirements.
  • Provides the Engineering and Management teams with technical information related to manufacturing processing techniques, which determine the feasibility of new product development.
  • Develops test procedures utilizing previous data, if available, to validate product subassembly designs and determines if product design meets functional performance specifications.
  • Collaborates with vendors to evaluate new materials and processes.
  • Works with outside vendors and fabricators to obtain quotes and produce product prototypes.
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude; cooperate with co-workers, management, internal and external customers, as applicable.
  • Report any incidents of harassment to your Supervisor, Manager or Human Resources Manager.
  • Work safely at all times and report any unsafe conditions or injuries to your Supervisor or Manager immediately.
  • Other duties, as assigned by supervision or management.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years of Product Design experience dealing with electro-mechanical products.
  • Proven knowledge of manufacturing processes and design trade-offs.
  • Knowledge of material qualities and properties, manufacturing procedures and ASME, ANSI and ISO standards.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills and a proven track record of successful and timely completion of projects.
  • Extensive SolidWorks and MS Office experience.
  • Minimum two years of design experience with miniaturized mechanical systems.
  • Experience with optomechanical systems a plus.
  • Experience with fast prototyping and additive manufacturing a plus.

CNC Programmer

Job Type:

Full time, non-exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, CA

Last Updated:

2021-06-28 00:00:00

Job Description:

The CNC Programmer is responsible for programming & operating variety of CNC Machines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Start machine and observe its operation to reposition work piece, or adjust machine settings for multiple or successive passes.
  • Set up and edit programs.
  • Inspect or measure using precision measuring instruments.
  • Maintains machine and perform advanced preventive and corrective maintenance on shop machines.
  • Program and trouble-shoot CNC machines.
  • Runs more than one machine/production process at a time.
  • Calculates and sets machine controls to position tools, and regulate cutting depth, speed, feed or coolant flow.
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude; cooperate with co-workers, management, internal and external customers, as applicable. Report any incidents of harassment to your Supervisor, Manager or Human Resources Manager.
  • Work safely at all times and report any unsafe conditions or injuries to your Supervisor or Manager immediately.
  • Other duties, as assigned by supervision or management.

Qualifications:

  • Five plus years experience programming and operating manual and CNC machines, such as CNC Lathes and Mills.
  • 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 software and/or Mastercam is a plus.

Mechanical Engineer II

Job Type:

Full Time, exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, CA

Last Updated:

2021-04-21 00:00:00

Job Description:

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

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

Production Team Member - 2nd Shift

Job Type:

Full time, non-exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, California

Last Updated:

2021-04-19 00:00:00

Job Description:

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

Qualifications:

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