Barnes Bullets is looking for individuals who can contribute to our team.

Remington Outdoor Company is committed to its policy of equal employment opportunity and fully utilizing all human resources. It is essential to value the diversity of our employees by respecting each and every individual, valuing their uniqueness and treating them fairly

Applications will only be accepted for open job positions.

Applications need to be sent to hr@barnesbullets.com or faxed to 435-856-1040. Resumes may also be submitted but will NOT be accepted without an application. Please send all correspondence to: Attn: Human Resources; with the job name.

 

 

R&D Engineering Manager (Principal Engineer)

Applications need to be sent to hr@barnesbullets.com or faxed to 435-856-1040. Resumes may also be submitted but will NOT be accepted without an application. Please send all correspondence to: Attn: Human Resources; with the job name. No Phone Calls Please.

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R&D Engineering Manager (Principal Engineer) Details:

To apply for this position please refer to Remington’s website.  Remington Careers

Position Summary:

Senior level Manager with responsibility of managing the budget, schedule, reporting, cross functional coordination of a large P&L level project or collection of projects. Manages team of Engineers, Scientists and Technicians who researches, plans, designs, develops, and implements (into Production) new products, processes and systems into the sporting or defense related arms and ammunition markets. Highly experienced Engineer/Scientist able to lead others to apply existing and create new methods in design. Can support multiple teams as a technical expert and leader and serves as a liaison to production continuous improvement initiatives where needed. Provides analysis, review of designs and concepts and assists Product Management in building business cases to create a multiyear Technology roadmap. Responsible for the development budget and respective Engineering resource management. Supports and reinforces company policies and has expert working knowledge of the standardized Remington Product Development System (RPDS).

Professional Knowledge:

  •  Good understanding of the product development process and related advanced engineering designs/function knowledge is a plus.
  •  Competent in facilitating technical decision making and trade-offs based on supporting data and analyses.
  •  Demonstrated expert proficiency in program management skills including scheduling, budgeting, & reporting.
  • Demonstrates innovation in tackling tough technical, scheduling and budget problems and routinely drives prioritization to ensure program delivery.

Customer and Supplier Relationship Skills:

  • Capable of working with both internal (Engineering Managers.) and external customers/suppliers to understand requirements and deliver program targets.
  • Working knowledge of what customer needs; hands on experience with products to support relationship.

Business Acumen:

  • Capable of working within program budgets and schedules across multiple programs.
  • Can align program and quality objectives to business objectives to ensure team remains linked to business strategy.

Task Scope of Responsibility:

  • Responsible for program delivery on major P&L programs or a combination of several P&L Platform projects.
  • May support program management on cross business initiatives beyond RPDS.
  • Maintains delivery metrics at P&L level. Errors in judgment can cause significant cost overruns, schedule delays, quality issues and can have negative revenue impact on objectives set by P&L.
  • May be asked to support assignment of projects across the P&L segments. With P&L leadership being responsible for setting priorities within the P&L program portfolio.
  • Reporting up to P&L and ROC leadership.

Leadership and Change Management:

  • Able to listen to cross functional teammates and get buy-in for proposed technical direction or approach through process discipline and tool use.
  • Leads by example through action and seeks the respect of others through achieving objectives the right way.
  • Able to get buy-in for change and continuous improvement.
  • Maintains respect of teammates while holding them accountable for results.

Communication and Collaboration:

  • Able to assess the situation and synthesize an appropriate communication to improve team effectiveness.
  • Able to facilitate and drive program meetings and reviews on large cross functional programs.
  • Comfortable providing both good and bad news honestly and backed up with data to both teams and management.
  • Clear and concise in constructing messaging covering program delivery across the entire P&L.

Behaviors:

  • Demonstrates resilience and flexibility when required to ensure programs are delivered within the full guidelines of ROC values.
  • Capable of driving process to ensure the most effective decisions are taken and facilitating the cross functional trade analyses necessary to optimize program delivery.
  • Mature, seasoned professional able to handle the toughest situations with poise and positive attitude -‘There is always a solution!’.

Level of Review:

  • Work results reviewed at program milestones and gate reviews.
  • Responsible for innovation within process guidelines to meet customer objectives.

Skills and Education Required

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • BS degree in Engineering or Science (i.e. Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials engineering, Physics) from a four year accredited or nationally recognized college or university.
  • 7 + years relevant experience.
  • PhD with 5 – 10 yrs experience.
  • Program Management Experience on multiple projects.
  • Firearms and ammunition experience highly desired

Language Skills

  • Ability to read work and interpret instructions in English.

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to perform advanced mathematical operations such as exponents, logarithms and apply those methods to analyses involving frequency distributions, reliability, analysis of variance and factor analysis.

Other Skills and Activities

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite necessary.

NOTE: Other levels of R&D Engineer will be considered for this opening; offer will be based on level of experience.


Compensation Package:

Starting salary: DOE

Vacation

Health, Dental, & Vision benefits available

Employer matches 100% / 3% on 401(k) plan

Employer paid Life Insurance

Employee discounts on Barnes products and services

Quality Assurance Manager

Applications need to be sent to hr@barnesbullets.com or faxed to 435-856-1040. Resumes may also be submitted but will NOT be accepted without an application. Please send all correspondence to: Attn: Human Resources; with the job name. No Phone Calls Please.

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Quality Assurance Manager Details:

 

General Summary: Supervise and oversee all Quality and Receiving related activities and personnel at the plant. Work with the team to establishing and maintain a Quality Management System (QMS), and a Team that jointly promotes customer satisfaction and positively impacts the financial performance of the business.

Principal Duties and Accountabilities (*Essential Functions)

Serves as the primary quality control resource for problem identification, resolution, reporting, and continuous improvement.

Responsible for the quality and receiving departments and personnel. Including development of the team through effective leadership programs such as: “one-on-ones”, training plans, performance feedback, and coaching.

Establishes and implements metrics (process performance/capability, control charts, measurement quality) for monitoring system effectiveness and to enable managers to make sound product quality decisions.

Perform root-cause analysis using quality tools (e.g.: Ishikawa Diagram, Pareto Chart, Process Flow Chart, etc.) to identify effective corrective actions for both product and process improvements.

Establishes collection and analysis system of statistical data to predict trends that will affect improvement of product quality.

Initiates and implements quality improvement activities as appropriate (e.g.: Kaizen, Six Sigma) to raise the performance of the company’s values streams.

Supports engineering activities by participating in design development projects representing quality assurance and the customer.

Designs, implements, and documents procedures for process control, process improvement, testing, and inspection.

Monitors vendor performance and establishes criteria with rating system for critical vendors.

Reviews customer contracts and change requests to ensure the necessary criteria and provisions are included in quality and process plans.

Interacts with customers to identify opportunities to improve quality and establish feedback with manufacturing and development personnel.

Oversees calibration and testing initiatives.

Participates and oversees internal quality audit initiatives.

Reports to management on quality issues, trends, and losses.

Responsible for promoting the Quality Program within Barnes; lead the development of and setting quality goals and metrics for the site annually and monitoring progress for bi-weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports to Remington Outdoor Company Corporate Quality.

Responsible for the Document Control System within Barnes; including Document Control Board (DCB) meetings and responsibility of managing all control documents.

Attend corporate Quality meetings to report 1) Quality status and progress to goals, 2) actions to detect, prevent, and recover from product and process deficiencies, 3) training and education of employees, 4) plans and schedules for introducing new and updated products into the market.

Update the current Quality Management System to meet “ISO” certification requirements.

Responsible for development and execution of departmental succession planning strategies.

Maintains and expands professional and technical knowledge by: attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies – as examples.

Shift work and extra hours may be required on an as needed or permanent basis

Travel may be required to attend such events as customer meetings, trainings, trade shows, etc

NOTE: This list presents only the principal duties of the position and is not intended to be comprehensive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as dictated by the business needs and conditions. As an essential function of the job, good      attendance is required.

Educational, Skills, and Experience

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor’s degree in a Mechanical, Quality or related technical field or equivalent Q.A. work related experience with a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a quality engineer and/or quality manager.

Understanding and knowledge of natural variation and the application of statistical process control (SPC)

Knowledge and experience in shooting and reloading industry or hobby helpful

Good balance of authority and diplomacy along with a firm and assertive personality

Positive, teachable attitude (Must be trained in all aspects of our company)

Personal drive and ambition to initiate and complete projects

Strong interpersonal skills, including motivating others, conflict resolution, and influencing without authority.

Patient to allow time for changes to take affect

Possess effective oral and written communication skills

Attention to detail/follow up

Comfortable working in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment

Good problem-solving skills

Must have good advanced mathematical skills and be proficient with computer programs such as Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.

Experience with Minitab, JMP, or other statistical software packages is highly desirable

Personal Tool Requirements: (Including but not limited to) 0-1” micrometer (.0001 increments), 0-8” calipers (.001 increments), .0001 indicator

Ability to speak, read and write in the English language sufficient enough to perform the following:

>Communicate effectively with other team members and supervision

>Read and comprehend process instructions

>Record pertinent process information as required

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather and underground contained conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but is often loud in specified areas. Hearing and eye protection is provided.

Safety Shoes meeting OSHA/ANSI Z-41 specifications are required for anyone working in the production department. Anyone working on the ammunition loading equipment or working in the Ballistic Lab are also required to have electrostatic dissipative (ESD) shoes.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Hearing and listening habits to determine abnormal machines noises

Visual skills to determine bullet defects and flaws

Good hygiene and grooming habits, long hair must be pulled back, no loose clothing or exposed midriffs, and no shorts.

Position requires physical stamina and strength due to walking long distances several times a day, other physical movement, including bending, lifting 40 pounds and climbing.

Compensation:
Salary DOE
Vacation
Health, Dental, & Vision benefits available
Employer matches 100% / 3% on 401(k) plan
Employer paid Life Insurance
Employee discounts on Barnes products and services