Production Operator

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EnJoy a 4-day work week!

$17.00 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 employee hired for general production is expected to show initiative and willingness to learn the operations, setups, paperwork and mechanical knowledge in one of the general production areas (TSX, Shear Cutter/Tipper or Wash).  Employee is proficient at the setup, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting and paperwork in one of the main areas in the General Production Department. An operator must perform accurate measurements, using personal tools and a scale and document measurements according to the specifications to paperwork.  This individual must perform visual inspections on bullets produced from the area they are working

Details:

Principal Duties and Accountabilities (Essential Functions)

  • Must be proficient in set-ups, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting equipment in one main area of General Production
  • Must be able to efficiently use tools of each area (caliper, dial indicator, micrometer and an optical comparator)
  • Must be able to perform all required inspections and checks and document data in SPC software
  • Complete, on a daily basis all paperwork, including inspections sheets, forms, logs and checklists
  • Adhere to area 5S standards and work on CI projects for department
  • Must always follow procedures
  • Must be able to report to the lead operator, Production Supervisor and coworkers with a positive attitude
  • Must work closely with the Tooling Crib Supervisor to keep tooling up-dated, organized and logged out properly
  • Responsible for the product produced during his/her shift
  • Must keep area clear and clean of oil, slugs and bullets on the floor
  • Must be willing to rotate shifts or shift work may be required on a permanent basis                                        (Monday – Thursday 6:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Thursday 4:00 pm – 2:30 am and Friday, Saturday, Sunday 6:00 am – 6:30 pm)

  • Must be willing and able to work overtime when necessary

  • Regular and consistent attendance is required

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 is preferred

  • Have experience working with basic mechanical tools

  • This individual must be self-motivated, have good punctuality, detail oriented and show self initiative

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

  • Good reading and writing skills

  • 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)
  • Standard set of Allen Wrenches

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. 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 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 50+ pounds and climbing

Compensation package:

  • Starting salary: $17.00 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.