Beretta U.S.A. is currently looking for two successful Production Supervisor - to work at our Gallatin, TN facility.

JOB OBJECTIVE/ SUMMARY:  

The production supervisor is responsible for the daily efficiency output of the machining cells. This role oversees and coordinates the activities of workers engaged in manufacturing processes: Machine operators, CNC Technicians.

The production supervisor reports to the IPE manager as a function of the role’s job duties, interacts with all the other members of the IPE and other company functions.

The production supervisor main targets/duties are:
• Ensures the production schedule is followed without exception throughout the shop floor
• Scheduled quantities and mix are produced daily meeting Quality requirements.
• Assigns associates to required work cells and stations, based on experience and skillset levels.
• Ensures that all Safety and Quality standards are met.
• Ensuring that at each working cells there are the materials needed during the scheduled shifts.
• Ensures that efficiency targets of the IPE are met without exception.

The production supervisor monitors the trend of production and reacts in case corrective actions are needed; these can include: support from CNC Technicians to the machine operators; support from Maintenance to fix equipment problems; root-cause analysis in case any Quality problem occurs.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

• The main task of the Production Supervisor is to supervise and coordinate the activities of production employees. This includes ensuring that Machine Operators are assigned to the proper working cells, considering:
o Safety of all associates and Quality Standards are met.
o Production schedule for the current day/week.
o Skillsets of the machine operators working in the current shift
o Materials availability
o Equipment / Fixtures availability.
• Ensures that all the KPIs reporting sheets/boards are properly compiled on a timely manner (production monitoring boards; downtime reports).
• Ensures that all the parts in process are properly identified with Travelers and that such travelers are kept updated in a timely manner.
• Ensures that machine operator execute the quality controls that are required by the Inspection Sheets.
• Verifies that TPM and house-keeping activities are executed by Machine Operators.
• Ensures that all Safety procedures are respected and intervenes in case any Safety-related problem occurs.
• Performance reviews of the machine operators / CNC Technicians that report to him.

The production supervisor ensures that all activities and the ones of the people supervised are coherent with the main targets of the assigned IPE. These include:
• Service Level
• OEE (Overall Equipment Efficiency)
• Manpower Efficiency
• First Pass Yeild
• Overtime vs Standard time
• WIP and Warehouse data accuracy
• Overtime hours
• Expenditures

Assist with other projects / duties as requested


WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is performed in a manufacturing environment.

Work is mainly performed while standing and requires walking back and forth from cells to cells and/or different areas of the plant. Work area may have uneven or slippery floor conditions.

Physical exertion may be required to lift up to 40 lbs. and transport up to a distance of 20 feet. Lifting in excess of 40 lbs. may occasionally be required with assistance.

QUALIFICATIONS/ABILITIES:

• Strong communication skills
• Strong problem solving skills.
• Strong Leadership.
• Knowledge of:
o Lean manufacturing techniques (Kanban systems; 5S; Kaizen).
o TPM (Total Preventive Maintenance) techniques.
o Problem solving techniques.
o Principles of Quality control and Quality preventive actions.
o Knowledge of Manpower workload saturation techniques.
o Chemical hazards and safety precautions.

Familiarization with tools and equipment used in precision metal cutting:
o Micrometers,
o Gauges,
o Calipers,
o Dial indicators.
o Tools and angle heads

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:

• 3 – 5 years experience in supervising production personnel in a manufacturing environment possibly with all / most of the following machining centers: Lathes, Vertical Mills, Horizontal Mills, Broaches.

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.

There is no relocation assistance offered for this position.

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Beretta U.S.A. is currently looking for a R&D Technician to work out of our Gallatin, TN facility.

JOB OBJECTIVE/ SUMMARY

The R&D Technician conducts activities related to: Assembly, inspection, maintenance, and modification of prototype firearms and other new products. Test of prototypes during the design phase of a project. Suggest modifications to prototype products, new products and existing products. Perform validation testing of new products prior to production release. Perform validation and or confirmation testing of modifications introduced to existing products. Assist in training manufacturing in assembling and testing new products as well as troubleshooting existing products. Assist in military lot testing.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Help in establishing assembly processes, enhancements of functionality, refinements and fine tuning through manual adjustments and or simple machining of parts of new products. Develop product test plans and test protocols. Record detailed results of product tests in real-time. Perform testing on new R&D products or modifications of current production products. Propose product improvements through trouble shooting and failure analysis. Generate very detailed and extensive technical reports utilizing Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Perform validation testing on new Products or modifications of current production Products according to detailed test protocols. Execute dimensional measuring and managing the operation of dedicated laboratory instruments (speed, pressure, force measurements etc.). Assist in setup and takedown of sensitive testing equipment (high speed video, acoustic targeting, etc.) Perform daily maintenance and upkeep of R&D firing ranges and prototyping room.   Secure R&D areas during ‘off’ hours. Assist with production testing, as needed. Assist in safety and process training of new employees in roles that require test shooting of firearms. Participate as a lead shooter (proof testing, function testing, reliability testing, and targeting testing) in military lot acceptance tests. Perform other duties as assigned.


WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

• Frequently required to continuously stand for long periods.
• Frequently required to fire extremely large amounts of ammunition of all calibers through all types of firearms.
• Requires wearing safety protective equipment: face shield (optional,) ear plugs, head phones, ANSI safety glasses, and “Tyvek” lab coat (for extensive range cleanup).
• Performance of duties requires working in seasonally high and low temperatures, and in areas of high noise levels.
• Physical exertion is required to lift and transport up to 75 lb.
• Requires manual dexterity. Physical effort is required for continuous and strenuous arm and hand usage.
• Performance of task requires exposure to chemicals, lead, and powder propellant.
• Annual hearing and blood tests are required

QUALIFICATIONS/ABILITIES:

• Experience with firearms (some familiarization of basic ballistics).
• Safe firearms handling.
• Work in extreme temperatures and high noise areas.
• Maintain alertness and attention to detail while performing potentially hazardous tasks.
• Display maturity and emotional stability.
• Identify functioning, targeting, and reliability deficiencies of pistols and rifles.
• Must be able to follow detailed work instructions test protocols and directions.
• Must have the capability to write detailed test reports in an organized fashion.
• Must be able to work independently with little supervision.
• Must be neat and well organized.
• Capability to perform simple machining operations.
• Strong trouble shooting and problem solving capabilities.
• Experience with product failure analysis.
• Experience with manufacturing processes.
• Must have the capacity to learn new skills, new technologies and the use of complicated test and measuring equipment.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION

• Minimum five years experience in related field.
• Background as Gunsmith or equivalent firearms experience, with strong skills in assembly, refinements, improvements and modifications to firearms.
• Documented prior experience in safe firearms handling is required.
• Ability to communicate proficiently, both orally and in writing.
• Must be able to work in a professional office team environment.
• Ability to use firearms proficiently.
• Strong interpersonal qualities.
• Use of safety equipment as required.

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. There is no relocation assistance offered for this position.

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Beretta U.S.A. is currently looking for a successful 1st shift CNC Technician to start in our Accokeek, Maryland facility and transfer to our new facility in Gallatin, TN within the next few months.

JOB OBJECTIVE/ SUMMARY:  

CNC Technician - also referred to as Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Technician.  Oversee shift output of operations to produce product that meets company quality specifications while following standard operating procedures to achieve production quotas.  During the machining process, the technician 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.  This is a 24-hour operation.  Position substrate in vises or fixtures on a CNC machine, lathe, milling machine, or other.   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.  Based on output from tolerance gauges and CMM reports, make tool changes as well as tool offset adjustments as necessary to achieve product quality.

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 Beretta U.S.A. quality standards.
• Operate various CNC machine centers in multiple workstations.
• Operate multiple CNC machine centers simultaneously.
• Clean machine fixtures and load raw material.
• Prepare parts by deburring, sanding or cleaning for fixture placement.
• Report errors in production and performance to immediate supervisor.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

• Monitor tool management systems.
• Ensure shift maintains work area including cleaning equipment and work area.
• Perform preventive maintenance on machines.
• Start up and shut down machines
• Perform other duties as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

• Work is performed while standing and requires constant walking back and forth from machine to machine within workstations.
• Personal safety protective equipment required.
• Performance of duties requires working in confined areas and seasonal temperatures.
• Work with or around oils, coolants, and cleaning solutions.
• Work area may have uneven or slippery floor conditions.
• Physical exertion may require lifting up to 40 pounds and transporting up to a distance of 20 feet. Lifts in excess of 40 pounds may be required with assistance.
• Make delicate and highly controlled muscular movements to locate small components in fixtures and vises.

QUALIFICATIONS/ABILITIES:

• Strong communication and leadership skills
• Capable of reading basic CNC programs.
• Capable of using Windows base software, MS Excel, MS Word.
• Understand the principles of CNC machine operations. (Ex. Cartesian Coordinate System)
• Education in the function of tools and equipment used in precision metal cutting.
• Recognize problems with machines.
• Be proactive to machining problems.
• Keep count of parts produced daily and hold shift operators accountable for quality or productivity misses.
• Perform basic mathematical calculations.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:

• Two to three years of experience operating horizontal CNC machining centers or technical school equivalent.
• Experience as shift leader in machining environment
• Educated in mathematics.
• Knowledge of Geometric Tolerance.
• Educated in occupational hazards and required safety precautions.
• High school graduate diploma/GED or equivalent required.

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BERETTA USA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND ENCOURAGES MINORITY, WOMEN AND VETERAN APPLICANTS TO APPLY.

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 EmployMe@berettausa.com.