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Product Development Engineer
Category: Manufacturing
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Job code: lhw-e0-90672865

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Product Development Engineer
Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience.

**Responsibilities and Qualifications**

Vista Outdoor is seeking a Product Development Engineer to lead product development programs for handgun ammunition to successfully launch market leading new products.


+ Provide overall project management and leadership for successful completion of handgun new product development projects including project documentation, maintaining program budget and schedule, product and tooling design, process development, quality specifications, raw material procurement testing and production.

+ Lead and work with and communicate effectively with Engineering Technicians and cross-functional teams to convey requirements and goals for successful launch of new products.

+ Clear problem solving and Failure Analysis capability to resolve design and production issues.

+ Support Marketing efforts, such as technical conferences and trade shows as the subject matter expert, to increase market awareness within the industry and consumers.

+ Work with minimal supervision.

+ Initiate and maintain vendor and outside technical resources as needed to be successful in developing new processes and products.

+ Exhibit thorough understanding and broad application of technical standards, principles, theories and techniques relating to small arms ammunition and other related disciplines is desired but not essential.


+ B.S. in Engineering, Science, or Mathematics with 3+ years of related experience or equivalent technical training or experience.

+ M.S. in Engineering, Science, or Mathematics with 2+ years of related experience.

+ Ph.D. with 1+ years of experience.

+ Knowledge of advanced materials and processes.

+ Hands-on problem-solving skills desired.

**Desired Qualifications:**

+ Background in ammunition development, ballistics, firearms, and related processes.

+ Experience related to military service, hunting, competitive shooting, and reloading.

+ CAD/CAM experience desired.

We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled

Vista Outdoor is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristics protected by law. The EEO Law poster is available here:

If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to . Please note that this email address is for accommodation purposes only. Vista Outdoor will not respond to inquiries for other purposes.

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