Engineering

SR. PRODUCT DESIGN ENGINEER

DESCRIPTION:  Responsible for all matters, related to the product (firearm) design.  This includes research and development, design, improvement, problem solving, testing, procedures, internal correspondence and documentation.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and minimum four years experience required.  CAD experience in two-dimensional drafting and three-dimensional solid design.  Conventional drafting experience helpful (ink on mylar film).  Experience with automatic pistol design and function.

Knowledge of small arms design and manufacturing methods.  Dimensional and tolerance relationship, tolerance studies (metric), familiar with 3 Sigma design and manufacturing concept.  Geometric tolerancing (ANSI Y14.5).  Problem solving abilities.  Mathematical skills. Background in FEM analysis a plus.  Computer skills (PC and CAD). EDS Unigraphics preferred. Interpersonal skills.  Knowledge of manufacturing, machining, finishing and assembly methods/processes helpful.

Drafting skills.  Knowledge of material science. Familiar with the most commonly used materials and related heat treatments in the field.

Experience in small arms design and function.Develop test plans, and conduct, manage and control product testing.  Write, together with Marketing, technical product procedures and specifications.

Design and evaluate new products and components.  Investigate and introduce product improvements (cost, performance, manufacturability, quality, etc.)  Generate CAD product drawing (at least two-dimensional drafting, and preferably three-dimensional solid designs).  Assessment and verification through calculation and/or FEM analysis of: 1) proper, as expected, functioning of mechanisms, 2) Components mechanical stress and consequent related expected duration. Investigate and solve product-related problems.  Planning of product innovation process.  Product strategic design and product development.  Triz and GTI techniques integration as a tool for constant innovation.  New technologies forecasting.  Innovation through patents, trade marks, design and authorship’s rights.  Development of virtual prototyping, modeling, innovative materials and technologies.  Implementation of the innovative theory of problem solving (Triz).  Management of intellectual property and patents according to national, European and international laws and regulations.  Development of the tools needed to get and maintain ownership of the patents.  Constant effort to bring about a “design to process/design to simplicity” (design to cost) concept.

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You can fax your resume and information to (301) 283-4591
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Beretta USA Corp:
Attn: Human Resources
17601 Beretta Drive
Accokeek, MD 20607

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