Walther Manufacturing is looking for a Senior Design Engineer with experience in the field of pistol design and development. This position will have the overall responsibility for the design of new products and the redesign of existing products.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Handle all aspects of design engineering work • Work with Product Development team to develop strategies for new products • Communicate with Sales and Marketing teams to understand the needs and demands of customers • Design products to meet all requirements • Interact with Manufacturing team to define production standards • Work with Quality team to ensure compliance with design specifications • Coordinate as necessary with purchasing, quality, sales, manufacturing, accounting, and marketing teams • Follow product from design through development to launch
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline • Five or more years’ experience in design engineering in a manufacturing setting • Extensive knowledge in designing auto-loading pistols • Proficient in the use of SolidWorks • Knowledge of Design & Process FMEA, Error-Proofing, and Root Cause Analysis; LEAN methodologies and Six Sigma knowledge preferred • Ability to read and interpret documents including reports, specifications, and standards • Ability to solve complex problems and communicate information to managers, peers, and subordinates
About Walther Arms
About Walther Arms, Inc.
Walther Arms has been a leader in the firearms industry for almost 130 years. Walther has been renowned throughout the world for its innovation since Carl Walther and his son, Fritz, created the first semiautomatic pistol in 1908. Today, the innovative spirit of its founders lives on as Walther celebrates 125 years as one of the world’s leading premium manufacturers of sporting, defense, and law enforcement firearms. For more information, visit Carl Walther and in the United States Walther Arms, Inc.
For over a century, Carl Walther has set new standards in the design and manufacture of firearms. Working closely with German police firearm experts Walther products are built to meet the most stringent standards with unsurpassed fit, finish, reliability, and durability.