O.F. Mossberg and Sons, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of hunting and sporting rifles and shotguns- the #1 brand on the market. We are a privately owned company that has been in business for over 99 years. Headquartered in North Haven, CT, we manufacture small firearms for hunting, home protection, target shooting, as well as, exclusive firearms for the US Military and law enforcement agencies.
We currently have an open position for a Senior Design Engineer. This position reports to the Vice President of Research and Design Engineering.
Under the direction of the Manager of Research and Design, this position develops, manages, and produces the process/blueprint for the manufacture, design, and new product development of O.F. Mossberg products.
Duties and responsibilities
Perform somewhat diversified variety to plan, direct, or coordinate activities in design engineering or research and development in this field.
Confer with management, production, and marketing staff to discuss project specifications and procedures. Coordinate and direct projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities.
Analyze technology, resource needs, and market demand, to plan and assess the feasibility of projects. Plan and direct the installation, testing, operation, maintenance, and repair of facilities and equipment.
Direct, review, and approve product design and changes. Present and explain proposals, reports, and findings. Set scientific and technical goals within broad outlines provided by top management.
Perform other duties as assigned or as dictated by position responsibilities.
Must have a minimum of fifteen to twenty years’ experience in design drafting and development of mechanical components and assemblies.
Must have B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.
Background in Firearms Design is preferred.
Hands-on experience with machining small parts with tight tolerances.
Extensive background in Solid Works.
Knowledge of all mechanical drafting techniques.
About OF MOSSBERG
Founded in 1919 and headquartered in North Haven, CT, O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of hunting, sporting and tactical shotguns and rifles, and is the oldest family-owned and operated firearms manufacturer in America. Having over 100 design and utility patents to its credit, producing the only mil-spec pump action duty shotgun, and standing as the first ISO 9001 Certified long-gun manufacturer, Mossberg is considered to be one of the most innovative firearms manufacturers in U.S. History.