American Outdoor Brands Corporation Assembly Team Member in Springfield, Massachusetts
Work as a member of an assembly team, performing a sequence of operations to ensure that quality firearms are produced and meet customer demand.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assembling various subcomponents used in firing mechanisms and firearm accessories
Utilizing small machines and hand tools to accomplish tasks
Performing quality checks using hard gages, comparators, and other specialized equipment
Monitoring gage calibration
Performing each assembly process to Takt time following a standardized process
Identifying and disposing of non-conforming parts in an appropriate manner
Performing routine line/range repairs that may include firearm disassembly and/or replacing suspect parts using a standardized process
Maintaining single-piece flow
Maintaining a clean work space
Following Lean initiatives and participating in continuous improvement activities
Performing serial number audits/counts as required
Delivering firearm components to point of use following a standardized procedure
Using a pallet jack to move material within/between departments if needed
Cleaning, wrapping, and packaging firearms in compliance with all ATF regulations
Completing paperwork to track business metrics
Cleaning, organizing, mopping, and sweeping work area as needed
Education and Experience:
- High School/GED and/or prior experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred
Competencies and Skills:
Must have working command of the English language
Must be able to read, write and interpret the English language
Must be able to communicate in English verbally and in writing (basic verbal instructions, simple written memos and instructions)
Basic computer skills preferred
Manual dexterity is required to perform job tasks
Capable of squatting, standing in place, reaching, pushing, pulling, and lifting 30 lbs.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Must be able to stand for the entire 8 hour shift
Work Environment and Personal Protective Equipment:
Within the Smith & Wesson manufacturing facility, employees may be exposed to manufacturing noise, airborne liquid chemicals, fine particulate dust, ambient temperatures, and industrial lighting. Work environment is similar to most manufacturing operations. May be exposed to excessive noise, temperatures, hazards associated with working around moving machinery, work in confined quarters, exposure to vibrations and shop lighting, continuous exposure to hot temperatures, may be humid, odors, dust, continuous exposure to mechanical hazards, and occasional exposure to chemical hazards.
The following Personal Protective Equipment is required:
Safety glasses with side shields and hearing protection required when on manufacturing floor.
The use of additional personal protective equipment (PPE) may be required when a job task(s) is being completed in or around your assigned department or in another department, this includes safety eyewear, hearing protection, and safety footwear.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled