Horizon Firearms: Stiller CNC Machine Operator

Job Description:

Primary Function:

Operate CNC machines in the production of bolt action products with the support/guidance of a Lead Machinist

Position Responsibilities include(but not limited to):

  • Utilize basic metrology equipment (calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, etc.) to verify machine accuracy and quality parts produced
  • Unload completed parts, and reload new parts as they are produced to maintain production flow
  • Deburr shavings from production parts along the way to ensure quality and safety for our customers
  • Sharpen and/or modify tooling and inserts with grinding wheels, belt sanders, or surface grinder
  • Operate as initial quality control inspector on all parts produced
  • Wear all safety equipment (glasses, steel-toed shoes, ear plugs, etc.) as required by management and company safety policy
  • Any other duties assigned by management

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability in the comprehension and practical application of quality workmanship standards
  • Attention to detail and ability to visually inspect product for quality-at-the-source review and improvements
  • Desire to learn machining standards and basic measuring equipment usage from experienced Lead Machinist, and the humility to ask for help when needed to continue to grow and develop into role
  • Perform basic math skills (with assistance of calculator as needed) to determine parts meet necessary measurements
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven track record and experience with machines, rotary equipment, maintenance, or any other experience that demonstrates a knack for mechanical proficiency
  • Experience with CNC equipment preferred, but not required

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand up to ten (10) hours daily (67-100%)
  • Must be able to obtain parts and supplies 10-50 feet away less than 1 hour per day (0-33%)
  • Must be able to walk, climb, reach, stoop, bend, kneel, squat and twist waist frequently (34-66%)
  • Must be able to rotate wrists and shoulders frequently (34%-66%)
  • Must be able to use hands for repetitive grasping, pushing, pulling and manipulation (34-66%)
  • Must be able to use foot for repetitive movement as in operating foot controls (0-33%)
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds frequently (34-66%) and 75 pounds assisted (team manual lift or with hoist) lift occasionally (0-33%) from one (1) to four (4 ) feet levels
  • Must be able to carry 40 pounds occasionally (0-33%) from 10 to 60 feet distances
  • Must be able to push and pull a pallet jack weighing from 200 to 2000 pounds and up to 4000 pounds with team manual assistance (0-33%)

Work Environment:

This position requires that the employee be able to work in and around the following elements:

  • Indoors and outdoors
  • Loud noise environments
  • Climate-controlled environment
  • Extreme heat or cold (weather-related)
  • Wet or humid conditions (weather-related)
  • Fumes from equipment or airborne particles