I don’t normally post about industry job vacancies, but readers frequently email me asking how to become a gun designer. This job as a design engineer at Beretta would be a very good start …
Beretta, a world-renowned firearms manufacturer, is seeking qualified candidates for a Design Engineer.
Responsible for all matters related to the product (firearm) design to include: research and development, design, improvement, problem solving, testing, procedures, internal correspondence and documentation.
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a minimum of four years experience required. CAD experience in two-dimensional drafting and three-dimensional solid design. Conventional drafting experience helpful (ink on mylar film). Experience with automatic pistol and small arms design and function. Knowledge of small arms manufacturing methods. Dimensional and tolerance relationship, tolerance studies (metric), familiar with 3 Sigma design and manufacturing concept. Geometric tolerancing (ANSI Y14.5). Knowledge of manufacturing, machining, finishing and assembly methods/processes. Knowledge of material science. Familiar with the most commonly used materials and related heat treatments in the field. Mathematical skills, background in FEM analysis a plus. Computer proficiency, including CAD. EDS Unigraphics preferred.
To view a complete job description and to apply, go to www.berettausa.com and click on Careers at Beretta.
Beretta is an EOE.