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Sr. R&D Design Engineer Career Opportunity with Renowned Firearms Manufacturer


Location: Southern Midwest Area


Our client is a world renowned manufacturer of high quality firearms. They are in expansion mode and are now seeking a sharp and creative Senior R&D Design Engineer/Department Lead to build and lead a R&D team and utilize their expertise in developing new, innovative products.

This key position designs and develops new firearms from concept through to fabrication. The Senior R&D Design Engineer will build and lead a team and is responsible for all aspects of product development including R&D, conceptual development, industrial design, function, evaluation, and release to tooling and production. The right candidate for this position needs to have a combination of innovation, creativity, and thinking outside the box, but also have the ability to analyze, use critical thinking skills, and bring solid results to a finished product.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
-Develop conceptual designs for new, high quality firearms products based on market needs, best practices, and new technologies
-Work closely with sales & marketing and management to develop a new product strategy to anticipate and address market demand and promote continued growth
-Apply hands-on approach to design and leadership

Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Design, or related Engineering discipline.

Significant experience in firearms product design and product development

Experience in R&D Project Management ability to quickly brainstorm new ideas, sketch, and develop ergonomic and esthetic looking forms. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels
Experience in directing associates and leading small cross-functional teams and desire to take on additional leadership of products and people Passionate, positive attitude and love for developing products for the shooting sports industry is required.
This role will keep you challenged with hands-on design and people and project leadership. You’ll enjoy a friendly, team-focused environment plus attractive compensation and high growth potential with this company.
Apply today to or contact Marty Holmes, President, Management Search, Inc.,
413-233-5483 for more on this opportunity.

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