MAY 15, 2018

American Outdoor Brands Corporation: Metallurgist

Metallurgist*/Springfield, MA

At American Outdoor Brands, we are proud to offer some of the most popular names in the shooting, hunting, and rugged outdoor enthusiast markets!

We are dedicated to creating, growing, and preserving strong consumer brands that deliver innovative and high-quality products. Our efforts focus on meeting the needs of consumers who have a passion for the adventure, freedom, and personal inspiration offered by embracing the great outdoors. We have successfully grown from a single firearms operating division founded in 1852 under the iconic Smith & Wesson brand to four operating divisions today.

With more than 18 highly respected consumer brands -- and growing -- we are well positioned to serve the large outdoor lifestyle products market opportunity. American Outdoor Brands Corporation represents our enhanced strategic direction, our broad range of product offerings, and our plan to continue building upon our portfolio of strong American brands. American Outdoor Brands Corporation serves as the holding company for the historic Smith & Wesson Corp., Battenfeld Technologies, Inc., and Crimson Trace Corporation, which represent our firearms, manufacturing services, accessories, and electro-optics divisions.

We have only just begun our journey toward achieving our vision of being the leading provider of high-quality products for the shooting, hunting, and rugged outdoor enthusiast. This large and growing market is populated by active lifestyle consumers who pursue their activities with passion and seek out brands they can trust. With a track record of creating, preserving, and acquiring respected brands, we remain committed to our future growth -- focusing on brands that best support the needs and lifestyle of our valued customers.

American Outdoor Brands (and its affiliates) is an equal opportunity employer, and considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, military service, application for military service, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable state or local law. Candidates must possess proper authorization to work in the United States and, where applicable, to possess technical data as defined in the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR) 22 CFR 120.10.

  • Analyze macro and microstructures of both ferrous and nonferrous materials
  • Perform first article metallurgical inspections on all new product components
  • Work with all internal business units as well as external suppliers, providing in-depth technical expertise
  • Develop new or improve upon existing metallurgical processes
  • Provide and manage failure analysis utilizing internal equipment or by seeking external lab assistance
  • Monitor and provide problem solving assistance to the heat treat, forging, and finishing departments
  • Work closely with product engineering with new designs and materials
  • Write technical reports for all levels of the organizational management structure
  • Provide incoming level inspections for all raw material or related parts
  • Assure metallurgical and operating processes are in control and capable of meeting the needs of internal and external clients
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of best industry practices in metallurgy, manufacturing, and quality
  • Perform all forms of NDT

*Assistance with relocation may be provided with this position.

Applicants must be a "US person" or equivalent as defined by ITAR regulations to comply with US government export control regulations and requirements for this position. A "US person" is a US Citizen, a Naturalized US Citizen, or a Permanent Alien.

Benefits include competitive medical, dental, and vision coverage for employee and qualifying dependents as well as 401(k) with company match, Profit Sharing plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, product discounts, and generous paid time off.

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