Krieghoff USA is hiring a Gunsmith

Krieghoff International is looking to add a full-time gunsmith to our Ottsville, PA location. Join our team of exceptional craftsmen with a dedication to providing a first-class customer experience for the shotgun enthusiast. On-the-job training, focused on Krieghoff firearms repair and service, will be provided by our team of Master Gunsmiths. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

  • Repairs, modifies or re-furbishes break-open shotguns and other Krieghoff firearms with the use of hand tools and traditional gunsmithing skills.
  •     Service, diagnose and if needed repair Krieghoff firearms and return them to a satisfactory working condition.
  •     Test fire guns and adjust for proper functioning and accuracy.
  •     Maintains clean, neat, and orderly conditions in all areas, including the shooting range and machine areas.
  •     Adheres to all safety and security standards.
  •     Occasional travel, weekend work and overtime required.
  •     Other duties as assigned.


  •     All candidates must possess gunsmithing degree from a Gunsmithing School or accredited college.
  •     Previous work experience on break-open guns preferred.
  •     Proficiency with manual mills, lathes, custom jigs, soldering and brazing operations, bluing tanks, and a variety of other machines commonly used in the gunsmithing craft.
  •     Proficient learner and listener while taking direction from Senior Gunsmith during training process.
  •     Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  •     Mechanical aptitude – Demonstrates an understanding of how things work and the ability to perform or operate mechanical applications.
  •     Skilled in use of hand files and chisels.
  •     Candidate must pass a NICS/PICS check.
  •     Working Knowledge of OSHA and EPA safety rules and precautions.
  •     All candidates must be personable and conduct themselves in a professional manner.

To apply, contact Don Baughman, Manager of Technical Operations at 610-847-5173 or with a resume and cover letter with salary expectations.