Barnes Bullets is looking for individuals who can contribute to our team.

Remington Outdoor Company is committed to its policy of equal employment opportunity and fully utilizing all human resources. It is essential to value the diversity of our employees by respecting each and every individual, valuing their uniqueness and treating them fairly.

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Applications will only be accepted for open job positions.

Applications need to be sent to hr@barnesbullets.com or faxed to 435-856-1040. Resumes may also be submitted but will NOT be accepted without an application. Please send all correspondence to: Attn: Human Resources; with the job name. No Phone Calls Please.

 

 

 

Quality Assurance Lead

Applications need to be sent to hr@barnesbullets.com or faxed to 435-856-1040. Resumes may also be submitted but will NOT be accepted without an application. Please send all correspondence to: Attn: Human Resources; with the job name. No Phone Calls Please.

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Quality Assurance Lead Details:

General Summary

The Quality Assurance Lead is responsible for planning and directing activities concerned with the development, application, and maintenance of quality standards for manufacturing processes, materials, and products.

Principal Duties and Accountabilities (*Essential Functions)

Maintains and suggests improvements to the standards and methods for inspection, testing, and evaluation.

Assists the Quality Manager in the design, implementation, and documentation of procedures for process control, process improvement, testing, and inspection.

Establishes programs to evaluate precision and accuracy of production equipment as well as testing, measurement, and analytical equipment.

Develops and implements methods and procedures for disposition of discrepant material and devises methods to assess cost and responsibility as appropriate.

Ensures the compliance to the “RED TAG” procedures for non-conformance(s), and that all products are dispositioned in a timely manner.

Directs workers engaged in measuring and testing product concerning materials, products, or processes relating to quality.

Suggests and implements changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase safety and efficiency of shop, department, or work crews.

Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.

Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.

Manages departmental adherence to production scheduling for receiving inspections, in-process inspection, and final inspections.

Coordinates with other supervisors/leads to coordinate activities of individual departments

Designs, implements, and documents the method and procedures for an effective Quality Auditing System as required by the QMS.

Serves as a quality control resource for problem identification, resolution, reporting, and continuous improvement.

Participates in quality improvement activities as appropriate (e.g.: Kaizen, Six Sigma) to raise the performance of the company’s values streams.

Supports engineering activities by participating, when appropriate, in design development projects representing quality assurance and the customer.

Perform root-cause analysis using quality tools (e.g.: Ishikawa Diagram, Pareto Chart, Process Flow Chart, etc.) to identify effective corrective actions for both product and process improvements.

Ensure the execution of management directed actions which are associated with metrics (process performance/capability, control charts, measurement quality) used for monitoring system effectiveness and to enable managers to make sound product quality decisions.

Aid in the collection and analysis system of statistical data to predict trends that will affect improvement of product quality.

Aid in the monitoring of vendor performance for critical vendors.

Reports to management on quality issues, trends, and losses.

Manages quality department personnel on a day-to-day basis.

Develop quality department personnel through effective leadership programs such as: “one-on-ones”, performance feedback, coaching, and task delegation.

Maintains and expands professional and technical knowledge by: attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies – as examples.

Recognize employees who consistently strive for and exceed Barnes’ high quality standards

Assist with ISO certification and monitoring as directed by Quality Assurance Manager

Other duties as delegated by the Quality Assurance Manager

Shift work may be required on an as needed or permanent basis

Must be willing and able to work overtime when necessary

Educational, Skills, and Experience

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or greater than 2 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Previous experience working in a Quality Assurance environment or related field

Good reading skills and able to follow procedures/instructions correctly

Good writing skills and able to fill our paperwork correctly and legibly

Must have good math skills, i.e. addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with an understanding of decimals

Must be able to accurately use and read a micrometer, calipers and optical comparator

Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills

Good balance of authority and diplomacy

Have a firm and assertive personality

Needs to be teachable (Willing to be trained in all aspects of the company)

Personal drive and ambition to initiate and complete projects

Patient, willing to allow time for changes to take affect

Proficient in Excel, Work and other computer programs

Attention to detail

Must be able to read and properly interpret blue prints

Team process background/Team player

Comfortable working in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment

Good problem solving skills

Basic understanding of natural variation and the application of statistical process control (SPC)

Personal Tool Requirements:  (Including but not limited to) 0-1” micrometer (.0001 increments), 0-8” calipers (.001 increments), .0001 test indicator

Ability to speak, read and write in the English language sufficient enough to perform the following:

Communicate effectively with other team members and supervision

Read and comprehend process instructions

Record pertinent process information as required

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather and underground contained conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but is often loud in specified areas.  Hearing and eye protection is provided.

Safety Shoes meeting OSHA/ANSI Z-41 specifications are required for anyone working in the production department. Anyone working on the ammunition loading equipment or working in the Ballistic Lab are also required to have electrostatic dissipative (ESD) shoes.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Good hearing and listening habits to determine abnormal machines noises

Good visual skills to determine product or component defects and flaws

Good hygiene and grooming habits, long hair must be pulled back, no loose clothing or exposed midriffs, closed toed shoes required.  Dress, appearance and conduct maintained satisfactory to publicly represent the company (refer to the employee reference manual)

Position requires a great deal of movement, including bending, lifting up to 40 pounds and climbing

Compensation:
$17 – $20 DOE
Vacation Health, Dental, & Vision benefits available
Employer matches 100% / 3% on 401(k) plan
Employer paid Life Insurance Employee discounts on Barnes products and services