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Careers

We aim to be a world leader that provides a spirit of freedom, recreation and peace of mind to our responsible customers for generations to come.
Integrity • Respect • Innovation • Teamwork

Ruger is dedicated to the growth and development of our associates who make this Company one of the nation's leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable firearms. Ruger provides a preferred work environment by promoting and celebrating our core values of Integrity, Respect, Innovation and Teamwork. We are determined to develop, retain and reward passionate and dedicated associates. Associates are welcome to explore education through our innovative educational program, Ruger University. Classes are available for all levels of associates in both virtual and interactive classrooms. Tuition reimbursement for outside classes is also available for management approved courses. Ruger aspires to be a Company of personal responsibility, and we anticipate you will have aspirations to be a part of our great Company, after contemplating what we have to offer.

Benefits

Plans and Programs

  • Comprehensive Medical Plan - With a Wellness Program that allows YOU to control your premium
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Travel Assistance - Provides assistance with medical emergencies while traveling
  • Dental Plans
  • Vision Care Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Term Life - For you and your eligible dependents
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

Retirement Savings Plan

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with up to 4% Safe Harbor Company Match
  • Additional 5% Supplemental 401(k) Company Contribution

Time Off

  • Paid Time Off
  • Twelve Paid Company Holidays
  • Short & Long Term Disability Plans

Other Benefits

  • Associate Discount Program
  • Additional Outside Vendor Discounts
  • Quarterly Profit Sharing for All Associates
  • Additional Bonus Opportunities for Qualified Positions
  • Resource Advisor (EAP)

Below is a listing of our current open positions across all of our facilities.

Please check back often as we periodically post new positions.
Prescott, AZ
Enfield, CT
Southport, CT
Mayodan, NC
Newport, NH
Earth City, MO
Fairport, NY

Skills:
Optimal candidate will possess documentation skills as well as the ability to communicate effectively with associates at all levels. Be able to prepare and collect waste water and storm water samples. Assist with preparation of Agency required reports and documentation. Assist with updating environmental procedures and plans. Aid the department in evaluating the environmental aspects and impacts of facility processes. Maintain the SDS database. Interns may be required to present a PowerPoint presentation on a safety topic and an excel spreadsheet they have developed from any previous school projects as part of the hiring process. Interns will be required to present what they have accomplished and learned over the summer in a group setting to management and staff at the end of their internship.



Requirements:
Must be working towards an Environmental Engineering degree, or Safety Degree.


Preferred Attributes::
Currently has a 3.0 GPA or better
Able to work a minimum of 40 hrs. per week
Please include your graduation year


Schedule:
Internship will start approximately May 2020 and end approximately August 2020, based on Company needs and back to school schedule of the student.


If you believe you are the right candidate, please apply to: azrecruiting@ruger.com

Exposure to:
Daily Kaizen Participation
Modeling, Drawings, GD&T
Kaizen Events
Fixture and Gage Design
Practical Application
Gage R&Rs
Reverse Engineering
Process Design and Improvements



Tasks:
Daily tasks are dependent on Company needs. May have to work with other employees on the manufacturing floor to achieve goals, and view processes.  Interns are responsible for either a manufacturing or process improvement to be determined by a Senior Engineer or Management. Interns will present their improvement in a group setting to all engineers and management at the end of their internship.


Skills:
Optimal candidate will possess the following skills; SolidWorks CAD, technical writing and documentation skills as well as the ability to communicate effectively with associates at all levels.


Requirements:
You must have CAD, technical documentation and communication skills. Must be working towards an engineering degree, and you must be continuing classes after the completion of the internship.


Preferred Attributes:
Currently has a 3.0 GPA or better
Able to work a minimum of 40 hrs. per week
Please include your graduation date
Has SolidWorks Experience
Machine Process Experience
Manufacturing Experience


Schedule: Internship will start approximately May 2020 and end approximately August 2020, based on Company needs and back to school schedule of the student.

If you believe you are the right candidate, please apply to: azrecruiting@ruger.com

There are currently no positions available.

There are currently no positions available.

Skills:
Optimal candidate will possess documentation skills as well as the ability to communicate effectively with associates at all levels. Be able to prepare and collect waste water and storm water samples. Assist with preparation of Agency required reports and documentation. Assist with updating environmental procedures and plans. Aid the department in evaluating the environmental aspects and impacts of facility processes. Maintain the SDS database. Interns may be required to present a PowerPoint presentation on a safety topic and an excel spreadsheet they have developed from any previous school projects as part of the hiring process. Interns will be required to present what they have accomplished and learned over the summer in a group setting to management and staff at the end of their internship.



Requirements:
Must be working towards an Environmental Engineering degree, or Safety Degree.


Preferred Attributes::
Currently has a 3.0 GPA or better
Able to work a minimum of 40 hrs. per week
Please include your graduation year


Schedule:
Internship will start approximately May 2020 and end approximately August 2020, based on Company needs and back to school schedule of the student.


If you believe you are the right candidate, please apply to: azrecruiting@ruger.com

Exposure to:
Daily Kaizen Participation
Modeling, Drawings, GD&T
Kaizen Events
Fixture and Gage Design
Practical Application
Gage R&Rs
Reverse Engineering
Process Design and Improvements



Tasks:
Daily tasks are dependent on Company needs. May have to work with other employees on the manufacturing floor to achieve goals, and view processes.  Interns are responsible for either a manufacturing or process improvement to be determined by a Senior Engineer or Management. Interns will present their improvement in a group setting to all engineers and management at the end of their internship.


Skills:
Optimal candidate will possess the following skills; SolidWorks CAD, technical writing and documentation skills as well as the ability to communicate effectively with associates at all levels.


Requirements:
You must have CAD, technical documentation and communication skills. Must be working towards an engineering degree, and you must be continuing classes after the completion of the internship.


Preferred Attributes:
Currently has a 3.0 GPA or better
Able to work a minimum of 40 hrs. per week
Please include your graduation date
Has SolidWorks Experience
Machine Process Experience
Manufacturing Experience


Schedule: Internship will start approximately May 2020 and end approximately August 2020, based on Company needs and back to school schedule of the student.

If you believe you are the right candidate, please apply to: azrecruiting@ruger.com

Skills:
Optimal candidate will possess documentation skills as well as the ability to communicate effectively with associates at all levels. Be able to prepare and collect waste water and storm water samples. Assist with preparation of Agency required reports and documentation. Assist with updating environmental procedures and plans. Aid the department in evaluating the environmental aspects and impacts of facility processes. Maintain the SDS database. Interns may be required to present a PowerPoint presentation on a safety topic and an excel spreadsheet they have developed from any previous school projects as part of the hiring process. Interns will be required to present what they have accomplished and learned over the summer in a group setting to management and staff at the end of their internship.



Requirements:
Must be working towards an Environmental Engineering degree, or Safety Degree.


Preferred Attributes::
Currently has a 3.0 GPA or better
Able to work a minimum of 40 hrs. per week
Please include your graduation year


Schedule:
Internship will start approximately May 2020 and end approximately August 2020, based on Company needs and back to school schedule of the student.


If you believe you are the right candidate, please apply to: azrecruiting@ruger.com

The Ruger Engineered Components Process Engineering Manager will be part of our cross-functional leadership team that continuously seeks to improve, develop, design and implement processes to produce Investment Cast and Metal Injection Molded components that meet or exceed our customer’s delivery, quality and cost expectations.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop new processes and technologies encompassing safety, cost, quality, productivity and risk mitigation.
  • Work with cross functional management team to develop and lead strategic initiatives
  • Provide mentoring and technical leadership to production as well as other design and manufacturing engineers regarding:
    • Daily Quality
    • Implementation of Countermeasures
    • Implementation of Corrective Action Efforts
    • Continuous Improvement
  • Provide mentoring and supervision to other process engineers and process support team members
  • Work cross-functionally with Ruger Engineering to establish standards, education and training for:
    • Material Selection
    • Mechanical Properties
    • Heat Treatment
    • Surface Coatings

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related discipline from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in process management and leading/mentoring individuals in a team environment
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in process development, manufacturing and/or related experience
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Investment Casting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Metallurgy, Heat Treatment, Plastic Injection and Metal Injection Molding or Sintering technology
  • Strong organizational skills with demonstrated ability to drive projects from conception to completion, including validation testing and budget management
  • Demonstrated strong attention to detail and disciplined problem-solving skills, including sound statistical analysis and process control methodology
  • Effective at managing multiple priorities under tight deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing Environment

Please email all resumes to recruitment@ruger.com.

Exposure to:
Daily Kaizen Participation
Modeling, Drawings, GD&T
Kaizen Events
Fixture and Gage Design
Practical Application
Gage R&Rs
Reverse Engineering
Process Design and Improvements
Investment Casting Process Development



Tasks:
Daily tasks are dependent on Company needs. May have to work with other employees on the manufacturing floor to achieve goals, and view processes.  Interns are responsible for either a manufacturing or process improvement to be determined by a Senior Engineer or Management. Interns will present their improvement in a group setting to all engineers and management at the end of their internship.


Skills:
Optimal candidate will possess the following skills; SolidWorks CAD, technical writing and documentation skills as well as the ability to communicate effectively with associates at all levels.


Requirements:
You must have CAD, technical documentation and communication skills. Must be working towards an engineering degree, and you must be continuing classes after the completion of the internship.


Preferred Attributes:
Currently has a 3.0 GPA or better
Able to work a minimum of 40 hrs. per week
Please include your graduation date
Has SolidWorks Experience
Machine Process Experience
Manufacturing Experience


Schedule: Internship will start approximately May 2020 and end approximately August 2020, based on Company needs and back to school schedule of the student.

If you believe you are the right candidate, please apply to: azrecruiting@ruger.com

Exposure to:
Daily Kaizen Participation
Modeling, Drawings, GD&T
Kaizen Events
Fixture and Gage Design
Practical Application
Gage R&Rs
Reverse Engineering
Process Design and Improvements



Tasks:
Daily tasks are dependent on Company needs. May have to work with other employees on the manufacturing floor to achieve goals, and view processes.  Interns are responsible for either a manufacturing or process improvement to be determined by a Senior Engineer or Management. Interns will present their improvement in a group setting to all engineers and management at the end of their internship.


Skills:
Optimal candidate will possess the following skills; SolidWorks CAD, technical writing and documentation skills as well as the ability to communicate effectively with associates at all levels.


Requirements:
You must have CAD, technical documentation and communication skills. Must be working towards an engineering degree, and you must be continuing classes after the completion of the internship.


Preferred Attributes:
Currently has a 3.0 GPA or better
Able to work a minimum of 40 hrs. per week
Please include your graduation date
Has SolidWorks Experience
Machine Process Experience
Manufacturing Experience


Schedule: Internship will start approximately May 2020 and end approximately August 2020, based on Company needs and back to school schedule of the student.

If you believe you are the right candidate, please apply to: azrecruiting@ruger.com

There are currently no positions available.

The Hiring Process

We want to you to understand and be comfortable with our hiring process. The process listed below will guide you every step of the way.

  1. Apply

    Applying is easy, visit our application site to apply.

  2. Interview

    If there is an interest in your application we will reach out to you either via phone or email to set up a phone interview. Once the phone interview is complete, if there is further interest we will bring you in for a live interview with the appropriate interview team.

  3. Offer

    Ruger extends offers of employment to the best qualified candidate. Due to legal restrictions surrounding our products, offers of employment are contingent upon successfully completing and satisfactory results of both a background check and drug screen.

  4. Onboarding

    You will be required to bring in all hiring documentation and new hire paperwork either prior to or on the day of hire. A list of qualifying documentation and paperwork that needs to be completed will be provided to you with your offer.

  5. Orientations

    Successful candidates will attend a series of orientations that will introduce you with our Company’s lean culture, values, policies and procedures, the importance of safety and personal protective equipment, and your assigned facility.

  6. Welcome

    We are always here to assist you, should you need it. If the need arises, we have an open door policy that allows any associate to talk with any member of leadership at any time openly and without negative recourse about any questions or concerns you may have.

Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy

Ruger is an equal opportunity employer. Our policy is to maintain a working environment that is free from discrimination and harassment because of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, religion, age, covered veteran status, or any other protected classification. Company policy and governmental regulations forbid discrimination and harassment in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, salary administration, and all other terms, conditions, and benefits of employment.