LOCATION: Position starts in Accokeek, MD & transfers to Gallatin, TN in 2015

SHIFT: 2nd Shift Monday through Friday 2:30pm – 11pm

DESCRIPTION: Perform necessary machining operations to produce product that meets company quality specifications while following standard operating procedures to achieve production quotas. Constantly monitor the CNC control module, checking to see if any problems exist and to ensure that the machine tools run in a steady, continuous manor.  Position substrate in vises or fixtures on a CNC machine, lathe, milling machine, or other - set the controls, and let the computer make cuts. Detect problems by listening for specific sounds, a dull cutting tool or excessive vibration. Ensure that the work piece is being properly lubricated and cooled also visually inspect parts for abnormalities to detect broken or worn tools. Utilize tolerance gauges and CMM reports, to ensure that production maintains Beretta quality specifications.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Assign workers to workstations in order to meet production requirements. Monitor production and adjust work assignments, supply of material, and machine operation when necessary. Confer with supervisor to receive instructions and exchange production information. Train workers in equipment operation. Perform duties of operators as required to maintain production. Properly assemble and pre-set tooling to be loaded into CNC machines. Make tool changes and machine adjustments (offsets) as per results of gauging and CMM read outs. Monitor the machining of raw materials using calibrated instruments, CMM and graphic instructions (blueprints, process sheets, CMM reports, etc.) to ensure products meet quality standards. Simultaneously operate various CNC machine centers in multiple workstations. Clean machine fixtures and load raw material. Prepare parts by deburring, sanding or cleaning for fixture placement. Report errors in production and performance. Monitor tool management systems. Maintain workstation including cleaning equipment and work area. Perform preventative maintenance on machines. Operate a variety of workstations and start up and shut down machines.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:   High school diploma or GED required. Two to three years experience operating CNC horizontal machines (i.e., Mikiski, Mitsui- seiki, Makino, Mori Seiki, Mazak, or Haasmachines) or technical school equivalent.  Educated in mathematics.  Knowledge of Geometric Tolerance drawings.  Educated in occupational hazards and required safety precautions.



LOCATION: Accokeek, Maryland

DESCRIPTION: The objectives of the Manufacturing/Assembly Engineer are to develop, install, and support manufacturing and assembly operations that will produce products to meet organizational objectives. Responsibilities include ensuring proper quality level and cost that allows the company to be competitive in the market place.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Develop, evaluate, and improve manufacturing and assembly methods, utilizing knowledge of fabrication processes, tooling, fixture design and production equipment capabilities. This activity covers all phases of machining, finishing, and assembly. Implement the developed manufacturing/ assembly methods and follow-up the process. Confer with manufacturing and assembly operations, using technical expertise, to solve production, cost, and quality problems. Confer with vendors supplying purchase components, tooling, and equipment on cost, quality, and delivery matters. Analyze quality trend data for targeted process improvement and error proofing. Develop cost reductions projects. Supervise manufacturing engineering personnel, as required.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS: BSME, BSIE, or equivalent experience. Experience with Solid Modeling using Unigraphics NX6. Extensive knowledge of fixtures to aid with sub-assemblies and final assembly with the ability to design such fixtures. Knowledge of manufacturing, finishing, and assembly methods.  Dimensional and tolerance relationships. Must have good computer and mathematical skills. Requires strong problem solving abilities. Must be able to work in a professional group office environment.




Set Up Person classification is distinguished from Set Up Operator by performing machine set-ups, tool changes, making CNC off-sets, and a having greater amount of interpersonal contact with machine operators.


Sets up machinery on a departmental scale using micrometers, gauges, calipers and dial indicators.

Presets and changes tooling of machines.

Make off-sets to ensure quality and quantity of the product.

Ensures that machinery is in a safe condition to operate.

Provides lead direction to machine operators and Set-Up Trainees.

Reports discrepancies relating to quality or quantity to Production Supervisor


Provides technical training to Set-Up Trainees in the proper set-up procedures for machines.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Work is performed while standing and requires constant walking between work stations.


Work area may have uneven or slippery floor conditions.

Works with or around oils, coolants, and cleaning solutions.

Physical exertion may be required to transport up to 40 pounds.  Lifts in excess of 40 pounds may be required with assistance.

Work requires bending, stooping, and working in small, cramped areas.

Personal safety protective equipment required.

Performance of duties requires working in confined areas and seasonal hot temperatures.


Occupational hazards and required safety precautions.

Principles of electro-hydraulic machine operations.

Tools and equipment used in precision metal cutting.

Mathematics to make basic calculations.

Use micrometers, gauges, calipers and dial indicators.

Read and understand basic CNC programs.

Perform basic shop mathematical calculations, including trigonometry and geometry.

Communicate effectively with machine operators and supervisors.

Provide lead direction to machine operators and set-up trainees.

Read and understand engineering blueprints and symbols.

Make tooling changes and off-sets.

Identify, analyze and resolve problems related to machinery operations.

Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities.


Accurately set up machinery in a timely manner.

Exercise judgment and initiative in resolving problems related to machining operations and personnel matters.


Machine shop background in set-up procedures.

Understanding of lean manufacturing principles and application

Disclaimer: The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.



Please apply in one of the following ways:
You can fax your resume and information to (301) 283-4591
You can call our job hotline at (301) 283-2191 ext. 2511

You can mail your resume and information to:

Beretta USA Corp:
Attn: Human Resources
17601 Beretta Drive
Accokeek, MD 20607

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with Beretta, please call 301-283-2191 ext. 1250 or e-mail us at