Fiocchi was founded in 1876 in Lecco, Italy, and has been producing high-quality ammunition ever since. The tradition continues at Fiocchi Ozark, Missouri and Little Rock, Arkansas facilities - right in the heart of America. Hundreds of hardworking Americans producing some of the highest quality shotshell, centerfire, and rimfire ammunition available. American ingenuity fused with our Italian lineage keeps us focused on quality craftsmanship, innovation, and unequaled customer service.
Fiocchi of America, Inc. headquarters in Ozark, MO is seeking a R&D Engineer to join our team. The R&D Engineer will work closely with the Product Manager and Manufacturing Engineers to develop new products with alternative materials to ensure the companies long term vision of manufacturing environmentally sustainable products. This includes lead free shot and centerfire projectiles, non-plastic shotshell wads and hulls.
Meet regularly with business management and stake holders, marketing, and sales teams to discuss / present product ideas
Collaborate with engineering and marketing on product feasibility.
Redesign of existing products to enhance functionality or reduce costs.
Ability to work with suppliers and machine manufacturers to deliver successful innovative products.
Manage all phase of the project creation cycle in-house and with outside vendors.
Analyze problems in design, process, and test development
Create and execute project plan to completion while managing the project budget
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in engineering
5+ years of industry knowledge in R&D
Advanced analytical and math skills
Marketing and design experience a plus
Excellent communication skills
Experience with project management
Computer proficiency on Microsoft Office
Ability to work with Customer/Supplier representatives
Excellent organizational skills with focus on detail
Lean or Six Sigma preferred
Travel and Other:
Alternates between sitting, standing, and moving within the work area
Must be able to manipulate equipment used in performance of tasks
Must be able to lift up to 50lbs
Additional Salary Information: **Salary is commensurate with experience**
About R&D Engineer
Fiocchi of America, Inc. headquartered in Ozark, MO has been producing ammunition for over 30 years. Our parent company, Fiocchi Munizioni, was established over 140 years ago in Italy. We are growing rapidly and are looking for dedicated hard-working individuals to join our team. We offer excellent benefits including employer paid medical benefits for the employee, employer match retirement plan, paid time off plus paid holidays.