Safariland announced they are looking for a Manufacturing Support Engineer in their Dalton, MA facility.


Work with Armor Systems Integrated Product Development Team to support Manufacturing efforts and create innovative & safe solutions to meet external and internal customer requirements for Protech Armor Systems customers.


* Develop Manufacturing methods and design manufacturing support fixtures for all Armor Systems product lines as required.

* Provide manufacturing NC programs as required.

* Supply technical drawings and 3D models of specialized parts, tooling, and assembly.

* Produce technical drawings, assembly drawings, shop drawings, & bill of materials.

* Design new products and accessories for the Armor Systems product line.

* Design product and fixtures to meet cost, quality, safety and schedule requirements; provide technical support and trouble shooting for both in house and customer related issues.

* Develop innovative solutions to meet customer and marketing requirements.

* Works with Engineers and outside vendors to fabricate prototypes of products in development. Mechanical skills using hand tools & some production machinery.

* Create and maintain work instructions for support of manufacturing processes.

* Solve problems with and provide technical advice to the production and quality control departments.

* Compile all existing engineering documentation and organize it into the approved design documentation format.

* Maintain multiple CAD and documentation databases.

* Participate in determining “best in class” for manufacturing capabilities with an emphasis on rapid prototyping, design for six sigma, lean manufacturing, and innovation.

* Work with other functional areas such as marketing to create product literature, artwork, and product guides.

* Other duties as required.


* Experience in a manufacturing environment , preferably with machine tools and fixtures.
* 2 to 7 years of Product Design and Development utilizing 2D and 3D solid modeling.
* Broad range of mechanical component knowledge and manufacturing processes.
* Experience with rapid prototyping tools for product development.
* Drawing database management experience
* Able to communicate well and be able to interact with multiple disicplines.
* Well organized and disciplined.
* BOM creation and maintenance.
* EPM (Visual) experience a plus
* Candidate should have a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering , Manufacturing Engineering or technical degree with equivalent experience
* An excellent knowledge of 3D design (SolidWorks) and CNC programing (CamWorks) is required and the ability to utilize standard office programs.
* Knowledge with ASNI Y14.5.
* Project management / organizational skills..
* Ability to source parts and interact with vendors.
* Must enjoy working with hands and be able to translate ideas into working product.
* Must be creative and inventive with the ability to justify and sell ideas.
* Ability to work independently
* Experience with military systems and /or contracts a plus.
* Sit for prolonged periods
* Use repetitive motion


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