• Manufacturing Support Engineer

    Job Locations US-MA-Dalton
    Posted Date 6 months ago(11/29/2018 10:54 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Employee Type
    FT - Regular Full-Time
    Position Level
  • Overview

    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




    The Safariland Group believes in the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative actions. We pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people, without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law.

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