The Position: Ammunition Assembly Supervisor
This position as a Production Supervisor in the Ammunition Assembly area begins as an “Introductory Trainee” for 90 consecutive days during which time Managerial staff will evaluate whether the employee is suited for the position. If the employee is determined to be suitable for the job, status will then advance to “Regular Status Employee” on the first of the month following the 90 day period and Company benefits will commence.
Current work hours are Mon.-Fri. 7:00 am to 4:00 pm. Work hours and schedule are subject to change. Starting annual salary is $40,000 to $45,000 depending on experience.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties involve the overall supervision of the Ammunition Assembly Department which include but are not limited to: assistance with production scheduling, raw material procurement, and inventory control. Direct supervision of the assembly, inspection, packaging, labeling, and quality assurance areas, with ultimate placement into finished goods inventory. This is a very hands-on position which requires intense interaction with subordinate staff members as well as the executive staff and managers and supervisors in other departments. In addition, a commitment to bring new ideas and concepts to improve the overall operation of the department as well as enhance the team work spirit is expected. This position requires absolute discipline with regard to product quality assurance and documentation.
Applicants must possess an advanced knowledge of firearms and ammunition hand loading procedures. Manual dexterity is also required to help fill cartons, operate labeling equipment and subsequently affix labels to filled retail boxes. This position also requires the lifting and moving of a variety of heavy packages or metal containers on a regular basis.
SPECIAL NOTE: This work environment has the potential to expose an employee to hazardous conditions. Consequently, the company has implemented a drug testing policy that will help ensure that all employees will be safe operators and that the work environment is equally safe. Our policy is simple: zero tolerance for drug use. This means that a positive test for illegal drugs or alcohol while working will result in immediate termination.
A college degree (BS/BA) in Process or Manufacturing Engineering is preferred. A minimum of 1 to 2 years experience supervising and leading direct-report employees is required, including participation in selection, hiring, review, and disciplinary processes. Additionally, the successful applicant must be able to write clearly and communicate with ease. Mechanical aptitude is essential. Position also requires excellent eyesight with or without correction for close inspection work. Successful applicant will have strong “people skills” with the ability to conduct departmental staff meetings, reprimand and document accordingly as well as generate performance evaluations in a timely manner. Computer literacy using Microsoft Word and Excel is essential.
Working conditions involve standing/sitting and moving, pulling, and grasping various items. Lifting duties range from one pound to thirty-five pounds. Additionally, will be required to move two-sided carts on rollers loaded with finished goods weighing up to one-hundred sixty pounds. Must be able to concentrate under repetitive conditions, follow instructions, work quickly, climb ladders, count items accurately, and work under pressure/deadlines.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The company has a “Standard of Excellence” code. The company expects all its personnel to maintain a neat and clean appearance. As part of this commitment, we reserve the right to expect all male personnel to follow the company guidelines regarding hair length, which is not to exceed below the collar. Pony tails or longer hair is not allowed. Mustaches and beards are allowed but must be kept neatly trimmed. In addition, visible body piercing on male or female employees is not allowed (this includes tongue rings, nose studs, eyebrow piercings, etc.).
Position Type: Full Time
Employee May Telecommute: No
Country: United States
Job seekers must live within: No preference
Required to Relocate: Yes
Willing to Travel: No
Required Experience Required: 1-3 years