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Operations Manager

Job Type:

Full Time, exempt

Location:

Reno, Nevada

Last Updated:

2021-07-07 00:00:00

Job Description:

Manage operations of Reno, Nevada magazine manufacturing facility, production and distribution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reviews production orders or schedules to ascertain product data such as types, quantities, and specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates in order to plan department operations.
  • Plans production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products.
  • Prepares operational schedules and coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meets specifications.
  • Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.
  • Ensures machines and equipment to specific operational performance and optimum utilization.
  • Oversight responsibilities for testing equipment safety.
  • Oversees QA testing.
  • Develops or revises standard operational and working practices and observes workers to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Collaborates with CAO and dispenses advice, guidance, direction, for carrying out major plans and procedures, consistent with established policies
  • Creates and manages to budget, allocates resources, and coordinates schedule of product releases or project deadlines.
  • Applies statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
  • Hire, train, develop and evaluate staff. Take corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy. Ensure compliance with current federal, state and local regulations. Consult with Human Resources Department as appropriate.
  • Work with Human Resources to resolve any employee relations issues, appraisals, etc
  • Identify, recommend and implement changes to improve productivity and reduce cost and scrap, monitor scrap and rework data. Direct the establishment, implementation and maintenance of production standards.
  • Direct and coordinate various programs essential to manufacturing procedures (e.g., training, safety, housekeeping, cost reduction, worker involvement, security, etc.).
  • Keep current on information and technology affecting functional areas to increase innovation and ensure compliance.
  • Compiles, stores, and retrieves production data.
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude; cooperate with co-workers, management, internal and external customers, as applicable. Report any incidents of harassment to your Supervisor, Manager or Human Resources Manager.
  • Work safely at all times and report any unsafe conditions or injuries to your Supervisor or Manager immediately.
  • Other duties, as assigned by supervision or management.

Qualifications:

  • Must have practical lean manufacturing experience.
  • Experience in inventory management systems, fulfillment and distribution of products and materials.
  • Knowledgeable in the safe handling firearms.
  • Qualified to work in a Federal Firearms Licensed facility.
  • Experience with government specifications and processing of such orders.
  • Six Sigma Certified a plus

CNC Operator/Programmer

Job Type:

Full time, non-exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, CA

Last Updated:

2021-06-28 00:00:00

Job Description:

The CNC Programmer/Operator is responsible for programming & operating variety of CNC Machines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Start machine and observe its operation to reposition work piece, or adjust machine settings for multiple or successive passes.
  • Set up and edit programs.
  • Inspect or measure using precision measuring instruments.
  • Maintains machine and perform advanced preventive and corrective maintenance on shop machines.
  • Program and trouble-shoot CNC machines.
  • Runs more than one machine/production process at a time.
  • Calculates and sets machine controls to position tools, and regulate cutting depth, speed, feed or coolant flow.
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude; cooperate with co-workers, management, internal and external customers, as applicable. Report any incidents of harassment to your Supervisor, Manager or Human Resources Manager.
  • Work safely at all times and report any unsafe conditions or injuries to your Supervisor or Manager immediately.
  • Other duties, as assigned by supervision or management.

Qualifications:

  • Five plus years experience programming and operating manual and CNC machines, such as CNC Lathes and Mills.
  • Must be able to determine programming, production methods and sequence of operations to produce parts according to blue prints and specifications.
  • Advanced math skills (i.e. trigonometry and advanced algebra).
  • Knowledge of ESPRIT software and/or Mastercam is a plus.
  • Fanuc control with GibbsCAM experience is a plus.

Mechanical Engineer II

Job Type:

Full Time, exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, CA

Last Updated:

2021-04-21 00:00:00

Job Description:

Responsible for the development and testing of new product designs as well as the sustaining and upgrading of existing products utilizing Solidworks solid modelling platform. Responsible for engineering designs from conceptualization to end of product life cycle and optimization of designs using Design For Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA) Principles.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Utilizes SolidWorks experience and knowledge of GD&T tolerancing and ASME Y14.5 standards to design new products and develop proof of concept samples that meet product specifications.
  • Skilled communicator who interacts with cross-functional team.
  • Participates in sustaining/upgrading of existing designs to improve product function and manufacturability.
  • Determines cost-effective methods of manufacturing by analyzing product specifications and performance requirements using DFMA Principles.
  • Prepares or directs preparation of solid models, detailed drawings and schematics using Solidworks to develop and present concepts.
  • Confers with Product Development team and attends regularly scheduled meetings to communicate, clarify and resolve issues during the design and development process and to ensure design specifications meet performance requirements.
  • Contributes to Change Control Board meetings, design reviews and audits.
  • Devises test procedures to validate product designs and determine if product design meets functional performance specifications.
  • Works with outside vendors and fabricators to obtain quotes and produce product prototypes and  pre-production short-runs.
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude; cooperate with co-workers, management, internal and external customers, as applicable. Report any incidents of harassment to your Supervisor, Manager or Human Resources Manager.
  • Work safely at all times and report any unsafe conditions or injuries to your Supervisor or Manager immediately.
  • Other duties, as assigned by supervision or management.

Qualifications

  • Three plus years of Product Design experience dealing with electro-mechanical products and proven knowledge of manufacturing processes and design trade-offs.
  • Knowledge of material qualities and properties, manufacturing procedures and ASME, ANSI and ISO standards.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills and a proven track record of successful and timely completion of projects.
  • Proficient in SolidWorks and MS Office software.

Senior PCB Design Engineer

Job Type:

Full Time, exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, CA

Last Updated:

2021-04-21 00:00:00

Job Description:

The Sr. PCB Design Engineer will execute the design and development of PCB layouts, as well as, coordinate efforts within internal-external teams to reach desired goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and draft advanced PCB layouts using components that are densely placed with significant
    mechanical positioning constraints.
  • Review and analyze engineering design schematics and supporting documents to plan layout of
    PCB components and printed circuitry.
  • Translate handwritten schematics into Altium Designer CAD tools.
  • Update and maintain Power Logic/Power PCB or Altium Designer CAD libraries.
  • Research electronic part packaging finding smaller substitutes.
  • Create complex footprints and update the component database using Microsoft Access.
  • Working knowledge of 3D concepts in creating components and PCB structures.
  • Produce, check and revise bill of materials.
  • Reverse engineers and translates legacy designs into current formats.
  • Identify and troubleshoot to pinpoint and resolve errors in early stages to avoid delays and
    unexpected costs.
  • Verify mechanical fit of PCB into product and make recommendations
  • Work directly with PCB manufactures to solve PCB related design issues.
  • Consults with Manufacturing Engineers to gather manufacturability requirements and resolve
    design details/issues.
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude; cooperate with co-workers, management, internal and external customers, as applicable. Report any incidents of harassment to your Supervisor, Manager or Human Resources Manager.
  • Work safely at all times and report any unsafe conditions or injuries to your Supervisor or Manager immediately.
  • Other duties, as assigned by supervision or management.

Qualifications

  • 6 years of proven expertise in Electronic Part Packages.
  • Must be proficient in Analog/Digital mixed signal and high voltage/high power PCB layout methods.
  • Proven design experience using Altium Designer in laying out dense, small SMD and through-hole PCBs.

Production Member (Painting Experience Required) - 2nd Shift

Job Type:

Full time, non-exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, California

Last Updated:

2021-04-19 00:00:00

Job Description:

The Coater will ensure the operation of the treater and produce materials within acceptable specification parameters in a safe and efficient manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares and mixes paint or coating solution to specified viscosity and starts equipment to pump mixture into machine reservoir
  • Assembles and prepares part for suppressors locking system.
  • Completes all documentation during and upon completion of production runs on planning tickets
  • Verifies correct material is being utilized.
  • Maintain and document the amount of paint used.
  • Disposes of solvents into proper hazardous waste containers.
  • Maintain and document all hazardous materials.
  • Form and shape locking bars for suppressor locking system.
  • Prep and coat various types of adapters.
  • Execute daily process improvement using lean manufacturing methodologies.
  • Maintain work area by the use of 5 S principles (Sort, Sweep, Straighten, Sanitize “Clean”, Sustain).
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude; cooperate with co-workers, management, internal and external customers, as applicable. Report any incidents of harassment to your Supervisor, Manager or Human Resources Manager.
  • Work safely at all times and report any unsafe conditions or injuries to your Supervisor or Manager immediately.
  • Other duties, as assigned by supervision or management.

Qualifications:

  • Painting experience.

Production Team Member - 2nd Shift

Job Type:

Full time, non-exempt

Location:

Fountain Valley, California

Last Updated:

2021-04-19 00:00:00

Job Description:

Performs highly repetitive types of cycle machine operations associated with quantity production of identical units. Handles day to day maintenance of machines. May perform one or more of the following:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs routine semi-skilled work on a variety of machines including but not limited to; Bead Blast and Tumbler Debur, CNC, EDM, Laser Engraver, OD Grinder, Coating Machine.
  • Starts and stops the machine, and watches for imperfect operation. Runs more than one machine at a time to avoid large quantities of bad parts to catch broken tooling.
  • Speeds, feeds and tooling are ordinarily prescribed. In case of trouble, problems are called to the attention of a Lead person or a supervisor to explain what happened and then train the individual to avoid problem form happening in the future.
  • Maintains the machine tools coolant, and maintains coolant level and concentricity by looking at tools and oil and using the equipment to see it to run good parts to avoid costly repair due to negligence.
  • Identify slight fluctuations and communicate to Team Lead any problems with materials or assembly procedures that may affect the production quality or production flow by visually or mechanically inspecting parts prior to or during assembly or production process.
  • Cleans and maintains the machine tools and peripheral equipment, including filters, collets, chip conveyors, oil skimmers, and the shop floor itself by using the cleaning equipment to maintain and organize a safe working environment.
  • Perform work to current standardized work and look for continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Follow safe work practices at all times including the maintaining and disposal of hazardous materials.
  • Maintain work area by the use of 5S Principles (Sort, Sweep, Straighten, Sanitize “Clean”, Sustain).
  • If forklift certified, may handle and store the raw and scrap materials, using a forklift for safety and insurance purposes.
  • Must be flexible to change in job functions and willing to be crosstrained.
  • Support team members and problem solving small group activities.
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude; cooperate with co-workers, management, internal and external customers, as applicable. Report any incidents of harassment to your Supervisor, Manager or Human Resources Manager.
  • Work safely at all times and report any unsafe conditions or injuries to your Supervisor or Manager immediately.
  • Other duties, as assigned by supervision or management.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints to layout, assemble/fabricate a plus.
  • Familiar with ISO 9001 and Lean Manufacturing principles.
  • Proven ability in producing high quality products.
  • Experience with machinery (i.e Makino, Mazak, CHarmal, Mitsubishi, etc) a plus.
  • Proven mechanical ability.
  • Comfortable working in a highly regulated environment.
  • Firearms experience a plus.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as required.