Ammunition Loading Operator

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EnJoy a 4-day work week!

$16.50 per hour

Benefits of working at Barnes Bullets

  • Awesome co-workers and great culture
  • Monthly Incentive Pay Plan
  • Progression Program for Long Term Careers
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Excellent Safety Record
  • Discounts on Barnes and other industry products
  • Health, Dental, & Vision benefits available
  • Employer matches on 401(k) plan
  • Employer paid Life Insurance

General Summary:

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

 

Details:

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

  • Shift work may be required on a permanent basis

  • Must be willing and able to work overtime when necessary

     

Education, Skills, and Experience

To perform this 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:
    • Communicate effectively with other team members and supervision
    • Read and comprehend process instructions
    • 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: $16.50 per hour
  • Monthly Incentive Plan
  • 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

Barnes Bullets is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.