Ammunition Loading Operator

General Summary:

An Ammunition Loading Operator II is expected to show initiative and willingness to learn the operations, paperwork and mechanical knowledge of the ammunition loading and priming machines.

Principal Duties and Accountabilities (*Essential Functions)

Safely operate ammunition loading and priming machines

Will complete the Layered Process Audits (LPA’s) daily on production equipment

Will complete the Preventative Maintenance (PM) checklists daily on production equipment

Will perform calibration checks on calipers, scales, micrometers and other measurement instruments daily 

Will perform the in-process quality checks for conformance to specifications

Will be able to effectively use a computer to record process data for the loading operations

Will be able to diagnose when issues occur and interact with the department leadership to resolve issues

Must be willing to work day, swing and weekend shifts

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.

High school diploma or equivalent

Basic knowledge of ammunition parts and their functions

Mechanical experience required

Must have excellent communication skills

Must be able to clearly communicate requisitioned needs for tooling and supplies to the appropriate supervisor in a timely manner

Must have good math skills, i.e. addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

Good reading skills and be able to follow procedures correctly

Must be able to record all necessary paperwork legibly and accurately

Must be alert, aware and able to follow company safety policies

Punctuality and reliability is a must

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

o Communicate effectively with other team members and supervision

o Read and comprehend process instructions

o Record pertinent process information as required

Personal Tool Requirements: (Including but not limited to) (These tools must be calibrated and kept in good working order) 0-1” micrometer (.0001 increments), 0-8” caliper (.001 increments)

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.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to severe thru out the different productions areas; hearing protection is required and will be supplied for the employee.

Eye protection is required and will be supplied for the employee.

Flame resistant clothing is required and will be supplied for the employee.

Exposed to moving mechanical parts and/or explosive materials

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather.

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. An annual safety shoe subsidy will be provided for the employee.

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 bullet defects and flaws

Good hygiene and grooming habits, long hair must be pulled back, no loose clothing or exposed midriffs, closed toed shoes required.

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

Compensation Package:

Starting salary: $15.50 per hr DOE

Vacation

Holiday

Health, Dental, & Vision benefits available

Employer matches on 401(k) plan

Employer paid Life Insurance

Employee discounts on Barnes Bullets products and services


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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