Press Operator

4-Day Work Week

 

General Summary

 

An individual who is proficient in the operation and maintenance of the bullet transfer presses. Individual will perform minor operational changes to press to achieve bullet specifications.  Individual must have a clear understanding and knowledge of all the measurements taken and recorded during normal operation of press.  Will be engaged in learning the troubleshooting process and fundamentals of bullet production according to department specifications. 

 

 

Principal Duties and Accountabilities (*Essential Functions)

 

Must understand all procedures and operations for correctly operating a transfer press

 

Responsible for the daily maintenance of bullet transfer press

 

Must be able to accurately inspect bullets both visually and dimensionally, using the appropriate tools in the department

 

Must be able to detect problems with bullets visually and dimensionally and produce each bullet to specifications

 

Must diagnose and fix problems concerning accuracy and function

 

Must be able to read and follow all setup records, history sheets and procedures

 

Complete Maintenance, Start of Shift and LPA checklists

 

Must be able to record all necessary paperwork legibly and accurately

 

Must listen and follow instruction from Lead and Press Supervisor

 

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

 

Must clearly communicate requisitioned needs for tooling and supplies to the Press Lead or Supervisor in a timely manner

 

Must maintain a clean, orderly, and safe shop environment

 

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.

 

6-12 months experience operating machinery in a production setting or equivalent

 

Mechanical experience required

 

Must understand basic math; addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

 

Must have excellent communication skills

 

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) one 0-1” micrometer (.0001 increments) and two 0-8” calipers (.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.

 

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.

 

Position requires a great deal of movement and standing on your feet up to 100% of the day

 

Ability to climb (14ft ladders) both ascending and descending using feet and hands up to 10% of the day

 

Ability to lift, balance and maneuver up to 50 lbs while standing on a ladder (loading hoppers)

 

Ability to kneel, crouch, reach and stoop 20-30% of the day

 

Good hearing and listening habits to determine abnormal machines noises

 

Very good visual skills to determine bullet defects and flaws

 

Good hygiene and grooming habits, no exposed midriff’s, closed toed shoes required

 

Compensation Package:

Starting salary: $16.00 per hour DOE

Vacation

Health, Dental, & Vision benefits available

Employer matches on 401(k) plan

Employer paid Life Insurance

Employee discounts on Barnes 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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