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Technician - Remington - Night Shifts

Company: Vista Outdoors
Location: Lonoke
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

From muskets to modern day, generations of hunters and shooters have trusted legendary Remington ammunition. Loaded in Lonoke, Arkansas by American workers, our wide array of pioneering sporting and hunting ammunition promises to get the job done every time the trigger is pulled. At Remington Ammunition, we're here for everyone who loads a round of ammo into a handgun, rifle, or shotgun. "Working Together to Make it Better" is the phrase we use to highlight the importance of a team environment. We value and entrust every one of our members to help influence the business in the right direction.

As such, our critical Technician individual performs preventative, routine and minor maintenance on production and support machinery in assigned area(s). Performs changeovers on production machines and associated support equipment as required in a timely manner. Assists Production Associates when required. Follows oral and written instructions, wears protective equipment where and when directed and obeys all plant and safety rules and regulations. Supports the facility's mission, safety and ISO goals and directives and is an active participant of the Remington Team.

Principal Duties and Accountabilities

* Works in a safe and orderly manner at all times. Obeys plant, department and area rules and regulations and proactively encourages other team members to do so.
* Obtains, maintains and wears or uses all necessary safety equipment as directed by work instructions and area supervisor.
* Attends shift, department and plant meetings in a timely manner as directed by supervisor.
* Performs changeovers in a timely manner on machines and associated support equipment as directed by area supervisor.
* Troubleshoots and performs light maintenance on malfunctioning machines
* Performs routine and preventative maintenance on production machinery and associated support equipment on a scheduled or 'as necessary' basis.
* Assists Project, Process and R&D Engineers in developing and troubleshooting new and revised products and processes as required.
* Acts as a mentor to Operators and Technicians in training to ensure process integrity and that 'best practices' are being utilized.
* Hazardous Waste Management training must be completed within six months of entering the job and annually each year thereafter. All employees handling hazardous waste must work under direct supervision of a supervisor or other employee trained in hazardous waste management until the employee has received Hazardous Waste Management training.
* NOTE: This list presents only the principal duties of the position and is not intended to be comprehensive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as dictated by the business needs and conditions. As an essential function of the job, good attendance is required. Overtime, including working extended shift hours and/or during scheduled days off, may be required.

Educational Skills and Experience

* High School diploma, G.E.D. certificate or recognized equivalent
* 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


* Minimum of one year of verifiable experience with same or similar manufacturing equipment and tasks as those in place in assigned work area(s)
* Must pass the company's standard mechanical aptitude evaluation for mechanics
* Must possess basic personal computer skills sufficient enough to navigate menus and select, open and print documents.

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 challenged individuals to perform the essential functions provided this accommodation does not adversely affect other employees.
* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; extreme heat; explosives and vibration. Eye protection in the form of approved safety glasses with side shields or approved safety goggles is required. Approved steel-toe safety shoes are required. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; toxic or caustic chemicals and extreme cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and requires hearing protection to be worn in the work area.

Physical Demands

* Vision correctable to 20/20 with normal depth perception and peripheral vision
* Ability to repeatedly lift and move up to 25 lbs. unaided
* Ability to push a loaded production buggy weighing as much as 1,500 lbs.
* Ability to stand or sit for up to 3 hours at a time
* Ability to occasionally kneel, crouch, bend or extend reach as required to perform tasks
* Ability to ascend and descend stairs
* Ability to grasp and feel small parts

Note: One or more of the Physical Demands may be waived to enable challenged individuals the opportunity of employment provided this accommodation does not adversely affect other employees.

We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, gear discounts and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!

Our Postings are not intended for distribution to or use in any jurisdiction, country or territory where such distribution or use would violate local law or would subject us to any regulations in another jurisdiction, country or territory. We reserve the right to limit our Postings in any jurisdiction, country or territory.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled

At this time, Vista Outdoor is closely monitoring the developments on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) COVID-19 workplace rule regarding COVID-19 vaccination or testing. You will not be asked any questions regarding these items during application.

Keywords: Vista Outdoors, Little Rock , Technician - Remington - Night Shifts, Professions , Lonoke, Arkansas

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