Manufacturing Engineer, Optics
SIG SAUER world renowned firearms are the weapons of choice for many of the premier global military, law enforcement and commercial users. In our world-class facilities, we build the toughest, most precise rifles, pistols, suppressors, optics, ammunition, and air guns, while offering the finest firearms training - all as a fully integrated system. We do this because we share the same drive to be the best, the same love of freedom, the same unwillingness to compromise - as those who choose SIG.
The tremendous growth of SIG SAUER has fueled outstanding opportunities for experienced professionals to join our team.
The Manufacturing Engineer plans/specs/designs equipment and processes, assembly tooling, and assembly line layout to coordinate activities for New Product Introduction (NPI) and continuation projects. Ensures process design supports manufacturing of products that meet quality standards while minimizing production problems and costs. Develops and maintains manufacturing line layouts for maximizing space, efficiency, and effectiveness. Ensures compliance with industry safety and design standards and guidelines. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of engineering projects.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Lean Process design
Training production teams with specific certification criteria.
Manufacturing tooling design and integration
Creation and maintaining of SOP or work instructions per ISO formatting.
Programming experience a plus.
Tooling design with CAD, SolidWorks preferred, with understanding of cnc machining or CAM a plus.
Identify potential process improvement projects, design and develop programs to address findings.
Develops/reviews/maintains/update related documentation, files, procedures, databases, drawings and schematics in order to ensure integrity of unit instrument and process control technologies.
Build prototypes to prove complex/high-risk processes prior to final design.
Work with Product Designers, Project Managers, and Manufacturing personnel to refine product and equipment designs.
Complete assigned work within agreed upon schedule and budget while maintaining high level of quality.
Manufacturing Operations Support
Develop and implement long range plans for process control improvements.
Develop/modify procedures & training guidelines as needed for variety of processes, including training of setup and maintenance personnel.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Automation, Electrical or other related engineering discipline.
2-4+ years engineering experience in a manufacturing environment preferred with demonstrated ability developing and implementing automation processes and equipment.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Instrumentation & Process Control engineering concepts and design including circuits, control systems, as well as a general knowledge of mechanical equipment and systems.
Preferred experience with electronics, pneumatics, automation, PLCs, motion controls and associated programming software.
Demonstrated ability to meet demanding deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a team member to accomplish objectives.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and changing priorities.
Demonstrated success in managing and leading both long-term programs/projects, as well as address shot-term operational issues.
Practical hands-on experience with equipment, machining, and fabrication a plus.
Firearm and sports optics experience along with a knowledge of the shooting sports industry strongly preferred.
Occasional travel required
Able to lift up to 25 pounds
Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which is required in designated areas.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.
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