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Design Engineer II - Exeter, NH

Exeter, NH 03833

Job Function: Engineering Job Number: 395377

Job Description

JSG is currently seeking a skilled Design Engineer for their location in Exeter, NH.

Position Summary:
The Design Engineer is responsible for developing moderately complex sub-system designs for new products as well as design improvements for legacy products. Responsibilities include exercising sound engineering judgment and presenting analysis summaries supporting design decisions. This intermediate position in the R&D Department is generally intended for mechanical engineers with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and some relevant work experience. The Design Engineer works both independently and in a team environment with Designers, Design Engineers, Project Managers, and Test Technicians. A Design Engineer frequently initiates collaboration with other departments including product management and operations.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
*Develop innovative mechanical subsystem designs which meet product requirements and cost targets.
*Generate and check drawings, ensuring a functional dimensioning scheme, appropriate GD&T, and ASME Y14.5 compliance. 
*Perform statistical tolerance stack analyses to optimize tolerancing schemes.  
*Identify QAPs with consideration for tolerance stack contributions and Quality Function/FMECA characteristics.
*Independently complete moderately complex, accurate, sub-system analyses using two or more of the following tools: FEA, Motion, CFD, heat transfer, or other software.
*Process change orders through the PLM system for the release and revision of parts, assemblies, and SKUs.  
*Determine appropriate part dispositions and status levels.
*Independently generate logical and thorough test plans to evaluate new or modified product designs.  
*Work with Test Technicians to complete testing as needed.  
*Compile and analyze test data, formulating plausible hypotheses and rational conclusions.
*Generate test reports and formulate recommendations for future action.
*Initiate design for manufacturability reviews with teammates, manufacturing engineers, and vendors.  
*Propose viable methods of reducing part costs.  
*Evaluate part inspection data and determine the acceptability of non-conformances, providing feedback to suppliers.
*Develop and manage Intellectual Property through patent searches, patent applications, and trade studies.
*Provide technical assistance to other departments within SIG SAUER as needed.
*Consistently follow safe firearm handling practices. 
*Follow all range safety procedures when in any of the range areas.
*Actively participate in the continuous improvement of technical information, analytical methods, design practices, and other R&D activities.  
*Participates in and sustains 5S Standards.
*Must follow all required Safety and ISO procedures.
*Must be able to travel infrequently.
*Miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:
*Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
*2+ 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).
*Experience using a PLM system such as Agile, is preferred.
*Must be capable of performing moderately 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.  
*Capable of completing complex tolerance stack analyses.  
*Proficiency with tolerance stack software is preferred.
*Must have a basic 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.
*Must have practical experience with mechanical assembly. 
*Must be able to define problems, collect data using tools such as HSV, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and propose viable solutions.
*Must be able to convey ideas and information clearly, concisely, and accurately to others, both verbally and in written form.
*Must be proficient in using Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
*Experience using and maintaining firearms and/or related products is preferred.
*An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Working Conditions:
*Able to lift up to 25 pounds.
*Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which is required in designated areas.

Please apply if qualified/interested!

W-2, direct hire employment only.  Must be a US Citizen.
*Relocation Bonus Available!

 ** 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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