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Design Engineer

Lyman Products Corporation is a leader in the exciting and growing shooting sports industry. Our product brands, Pachmayr®, TacStar®, ADTAC®, Trius®, Uni-Dot®, Butch’s , A-Zoom®, Targ-Dot® and Mark 7® are recognized throughout the industry. Our corporate mission is to establish performance excellence in all product lines and be a leader and innovator in our industry.


Job title

Design Engineer

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 Location: Middletown, CT

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions 

  • Collaborate with Marketing to conduct research and create design proposals for projects.
  • Create concepts, performance, and production criteria.
  • Design, build, and test prototypes.
  • Provide product cost estimates.
  • Evaluate design alternatives based on cost, quality and production feasibility.
  • Work with Global Suppliers to optimize and document designs for production.
  • Conduct design reviews with the Manufacturing, Finance, Sales and Marketing
  • Create BOM’s and routings in ERP System.
  • Provide manufacturing and production support for new products and continuous improvement of existing products
  • Interact with manufacturing, quality, and line personnel to implement new designs into production.
  • Must be able to interact with internal and external customers for conceptual ideas
  • Must have design experience designing parts for CNC, injection modeling and castings.

Basic Qualifications

  • . B.S. or higher in Engineering or equivalent work experience.
  • 3-5 years of experience on a product engineering team, with a focus on quality, reliability, and commercialization.
  • Proven experience in precision manufacturing and design for manufacture.
  • Project management experience,
  • Knowledge and experience with supplier management.



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must possess excellent communication (oral and written), project and time management skills.
  • Microsoft Office and 3D CAD modeling experience required; SolidWorks preferred.
  • Some Travel required to production facilities to evaluate processes.
  • Firearm and Accessory experience along with a knowledge of the shooting sports industry strongly preferred.


Working Conditions: 

  • This position does require Safety Glasses for personal protective equipment. MUST CHECK AND USE POSTED PPE FOR SPECIFIC TASK-POSTED IN JOB AREA.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

  • This is a full-time position, Days and hours of work week are Monday through Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.
  • Willing to work outside standard working hours as needed.
  • Some travel may be required.


Physical Requirements:

  • This position requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.


Direct Reports: 


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Work Remotely: No



  • 401(k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance


Equal Opportunity Employer 

Lyman Products is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or learning disability, past/present mental disorder, intellectual disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran status or any other basis protected by law. Lyman also provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment, including the application process.

Lyman Products, an equal opportunity employer, is always looking for high quality individuals to join our team. To further explore any of the positions mentioned on this page, please send your resume with reference to the specific job title, to the following address:

Lyman Products Corp

475 Smith Street

Middletown, CT 06457

Attn: Tina Pac at Human Resources

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