Jacob, a third-generation machinist who also runs his family machine shop, has been in machining and manufacturing for over 10 years now. Before joining the Fallbrook Technologies team in 2015, he worked primarily in semiconductor and defense manufacturing, specializing in tactical and long range firearms. He has worked for companies like Larue Tactical and Trackingpoint. As a programmer and machinist at Trackingpoint Jacob worked directly with the Mechanical Engineers to provide quick turnaround prototypes to push products to market. Jacob specializes in 4th axis milling and wire EDM machining. He is also skilled in turning, hard turning, 3d surfacing, Heat Treating and many other areas of the manufacturing process.