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Senior Design Engineer


Posted by Umarex USA, Inc on 03/06/2023

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Hunting/Shooting, Lifestyle, Outdoor

Job Categories: Design - Engineer

Company Type: HardGoods/Equipment

State: AR

City: Fort Smith

Country: United States

Required Experience:

Job Type: Full Time


Required to Relocate:

Required to Travel:

Employee May Telecommute: Yes

Job Seeker Must Live Within:

Job Description & Requirements

Walther Manufacturing is looking for a Senior Design Engineer with experience in the field of firearm design and development. This position will have the overall responsibility for the design of new products and the redesign of existing products. Remote work is available.


  • Handle all aspects of design engineering work. CAD Modeling, Detailed Drawings, Project Timeline, Validation Plan, Design for Manufacturability, Simulation (FEA and dynamic)
  • Work with Product Development/Sales and Marketing team to define new products
  • Design products to meet all requirements
  • Interact with Manufacturing and Quality team and suppliers to define production standards and documents
  • Coordinate with Purchasing, Quality, Sales, Manufacturing, Accounting, and Marketing
  • Follow product from design through development to launch
  • Support and Implement changes from VA/VE activities


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • Five or more years' experience in design engineering in a manufacturing setting
  • Extensive knowledge in designing firearms
  • Proficient in the use of SolidWorks; Simulation experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Design & Process FMEA, DVPR, Error-Proofing, VA/VE and Root Cause Analysis; LEAN methodologies and Six Sigma knowledge preferred
  • Proficiency with GD&T per ASME Y14.5
  • Ability to read and interpret documents including reports, specifications, and standards
  • Ability to solve complex problems and communicate information to managers, peers, suppliers, and subordinates


Option for Relocation expenses or Sign On Bonus for Remote Employees!

About Umarex USA, Inc

About Umarex USA Umarex USA, Incorporated is one of North America's fastest growing outdoor sport and recreation companies. Umarex USA innovates, develops and markets products under brands owned or licensed by its parent company, Umarex Sportwaffen GmbH & Co. KG. Such brands include Axeon Optics, Beretta®, Browning®, Colt®, Elite Force®, Heckler & Koch®, Hornady®, IWI®, Optical Dynamics™, Ruger®, RWS®, Smith & Wesson®, Umarex®, Walther® and others. Its product offering spans the categories of adult air guns and air rifles, shooting sport optics, long distance lights, performance air gun ammunition and accessories, airsoft guns, and tactical paintball guns designed for law enforcement and military training. Umarex USA's facility located at Chaffee Crossing in Fort Smith, Arkansas is home to warehousing, distribution, sales, marketing, assembly, and operates a fully staffed consumer services department that handles gunsmithing, refurbish work, warranty work, and technical advice. Umarex products can be found at many brick and mortar and online retail locations. For a list of suggested retailers or the closest location Umarex USA has on file and for additional information regarding Umarex USA visit