Design Engineer in Exeter, NH at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 11/26/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Exeter, NH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 6 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

JobID: 393433

Johnson Service Group is currently seeking a talented Mechanical Design Engineer for an exciting role within our client’s R&D department.  This Design Engineer will be responsible for developing new firearms and accessories as well as initiating legacy product improvements for a major manufacturer.  Responsibilities also include exercising sound engineering judgment, presenting analysis summaries that support design decisions, and coaching R&D staff.

This exciting opportunity offers:

  • A stable, growing and diverse company with an outstanding reputation
  • Excellent Healthcare Benefits and Compensation package (including a relocation bonus up to $20K)
  • Opportunity to actively contribute to and provide technical leadership in the development of innovative firearms

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Generate and check drawings, ensuring a functional dimensioning scheme, appropriate GD&T, and ASME Y14.5 compliance.
  • Determine required tolerance stack analyses for product designs and ensure final design results showing acceptability are documented.
  • Responsible for QAP identification with consideration for tolerance stack contributions and Quality Function/FMECA characteristics.
  • Proactively and independently complete complex, accurate analyses using two or more of the following tools: FEA, Motion, CFD, heat transfer, or other software.
  • Review analyses completed by other engineers for accuracy and provide guidance for identified concerns.
  • Process all levels of change orders through the PLM system.
  • Responsible for the accuracy of assemblies and BOMs.
  • Responsible for ensuring test plans to evaluate new or modified products are logical and thorough, coordinate Test Technician activity assisting as necessary, and review test data and ensure hypotheses, conclusions, and next steps are valid.
  • Lead the continuous improvement of technical information, analytical methods, design practices, and other R&D activities.
  • Lead and sustain 5S activities.
  • Must follow all required Safety and ISO procedures.
  • Must be able to travel infrequently.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 6+ years of engineering experience working in an R&D environment.
  • Must be proficient in using CAD software to create parametric solid models and associated drawings (SolidWorks highly preferred).
  • Must be experienced using a PLM system for complete product lines (Agile preferred).
  • Must be capable of performing highly complex analyses such as FEA, kinematic and dynamic motion, CFD, and/or heat transfer.
  • Must be able to generate clear, fully dimensioned, ASME Y14.5 compliant drawings of complex parts using logical datum structures and functional dimensioning schemes.
  • Must be familiar with GD&T symbology and standard inspection methods.
  • Must be capable of completing complex tolerance stack analyses using the software.
  • Must have a fundamental understanding of manufacturing methods including machining, metal injection molding, plastic injection molding, stamping/fine blanking, extrusion, forging, and casting as well as knowledge in material selection, heat treatment, and coatings.
  • Familiarity with ITAR, ATF, and EAR regulations is preferred.
  • Familiarity with NATO and TOP standards as well as Mil-Specs is preferred.

This Design Engineer position is onsite at their New Hampshire location.

** Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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