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Chief Engineer


Posted by Ruger Firearms on 09/21/2021

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Hunting/Shooting

Job Categories: Manufacturing

Company Type: DoesnotApply

State: NC

City: Mayodan

Country: United States

Required Experience: 10+ years

Job Type: Full Time


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Employee May Telecommute: No

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Job Description & Requirements

 Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: RGR) is in search of a Chief Manufacturing Engineer to work in our Mayodan, NC facility. 


As a Chief Engineer, you must possess a working knowledge of process development and lean manufacturing techniques and have a strong background in metal removal. The responsibilities of this position include mentoring less experienced engineers and team members; mentoring Manufacturing Engineers through all phases of process development; developing and implementing engineering standards and practices; critically reviewing fixtures and gage designs; working closely with employees at all levels of the company including those in Product Design, Sales and Project Management; leading and developing the Manufacturing Engineering team to sustaining company initiatives; maintaining standard operating procedures; representing the facility speaking technically on a variety of subjects; reviewing project and company metrics; and adhering to Ruger’s core values of Integrity, Respect, Innovation and Teamwork.


This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 10 years practical manufacturing engineering experience including CNC Machining and product assembly.


Ruger offers competitive compensation packages, health benefits, life and retirement benefits, PTO and 12 paid holidays.


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About Ruger Firearms

Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. is one of the nation's leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable firearms for the commercial sporting market. With products made in America, Ruger offers consumers almost 800 variations of more than 40 product lines. For more than 70 years, Ruger has been a model of corporate and community responsibility. Our motto, “Arms Makers for Responsible Citizens®,” echoes our commitment to these principles as we work hard to deliver quality and innovative firearms.