Job Details

Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Category: Manufacturing Engineering
Location: San Antonio, TX

SIG SAUER® world renowned firearms are the weapons of choice for many of the premier global military, law enforcement and commercial users. In our world-class facilities, we build the toughest, most precise rifles, pistols, suppressors, optics, ammunition, and air guns, while offering the finest firearms training — all as a fully integrated system. We do this because we share the same drive to be the best, the same love of freedom, the same unwillingness to compromise — as those who choose SIG.

The tremendous growth of SIG SAUER has fueled outstanding opportunities for experienced professionals to join our team.

Essential  duties and responsibilities:

Position  based in San Antonio,  TX

  • Plan, design,  and improve manufacturing  processes in Metal  Injection Molding (MIM) supplier’s plant  located in San Antonio Texas & Bangalore  India (70% Texas / 30% India).  Occasional travel  also required to other MIM suppliers  around the world (Minnesota,  Pennsylvania, Colorado, and Hungary).
  • Recommend  and implement changes and  enhancements to manufacturing  procedures to improve quality of products.
    • Experience  with control plans
    • Inspection  techniques
    • Gage  R&R & Bias
  • Evaluate  and  improve product designs for manufacturability  while applying GD&T  and dimensional stack-ups.
  • Provide  expert consultation in one or more areas for the design, development and implementation of technical systems and manufacturing processes.    Areas of expertise required include but not limited to:
    • Metal  Injection Molding
    • Plastic  Injection Molding
    • High  volume CNC machining fixtures
    • Gage  design
    • Machine  / Tool Design
    • Heat  treatment of Metals
    • Metal  finishing
  • Originate  and develop new systems and processes and manage teams to successfully  implement into production.
  • Resolve  quality issues related to product and processes using statistical methods.
  • Keep  track of open issues and drive all projects to closure.
  • Perform  as technical leader and resource to co-workers while actively mentoring  less senior engineers and quality inspectors / technicians
  • Provides  consultation on complex projects and is considered to be a top level contributor/specialist


Job  experience,  skills and abilities:

Bachelor’s  Degree  in Mechanical  or Manufacturing Engineering  and  at least 10 years of experience or 15+ years of experience with trade apprenticeship or equivalent metal trades experience in a related field

  • Proficiency  with Solidworks or  similar CAD system
  • Good working knowledge of materials and heat treating processes.
  • In  depth knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)  ASME Y14.5M-1994
  • Overall  must be able to work in a team, lead, plan, and execute multiple projects.  Quality of work must be very high. Written and verbal communication of complicated subjects is required. Organization of documentation and record keeping shall be to a high standard.
  • Must  be able to demonstrate expertise in a variety of the field’s concepts, practices and procedures
  •  Must  be able to rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Possesses  a wide degree of creativity and latitude


SIG SAUER, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.