Manufacturing

MACHINE OPERATORS

JOB OBJECTIVE/ SUMMARY:

Entry level position.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:     

Operates various machine tools.  Operation of multiple machine tools simultaneously, following standard operating procedures to achieve standard production quotas. Cleans machine fixtures and loads raw material onto machines. Machines parts from raw materials to produce finished products to meet Beretta U.S.A. blueprint specifications. Gauges parts produced, using calibrated instruments, to ensure that quality control inspection standards are met. Reports errors in production and performance to immediate supervisor.

Maintains work station by cleaning equipment and work area with appropriate materials. Performs other duties as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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

Work is performed while standing and requires constant walking back and forth from machine to machine within a work station (in areas of 20 feet or less).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. Lifts in excess of 40 lbs. may occasionally be required with assistance.

Personal safety protective equipment as required.

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

QUALIFICATIONS/ABILITIES:

Previous knowledge of tools and equipment used in precision metal cutting desired, but not required.

  • Make continuous or repetitive arm-hand movements.
  • Make delicate, highly-controlled muscular movements to locate small components in fixture and clamp parts together as a sub-assembly.
  • Read dial indicators and recognize problems with machines.
  • React to machining problems while back is turned.
  • Raise and transport up to 40 pounds.
  • Move between machines within the station.
  • Keep track of number of parts produced daily.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:

No previous training required. On-the-job training is provided.

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

Please submit a resume and cover letter when applying to this position.

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.

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MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS MANAGER

JOB OBJECTIVE/ SUMMARY:   

The Manufacturing Operations Manager supervises a cross departmental team consisting of employees from Quality, Engineering, Strategic Sourcing, Maintenance and Manufacturing.  This team, together with the assets assigned, ensures the successful manufacturing of our products within a defined timeframe. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:     

Responsible for the assigned product lines, in the following categories:

  • Master Production Schedule Planning: Master production Schedule is planned using an advanced planning system that considers the product lines production macro-constrains and at the same time optimizes the fulfillment of the production requirements coming from Demand Planning.
  • Ensuring the respect of the Service Level targets (on-time delivery)
  • Keeping the economic value of Work In Progress (WIP) and on-hand inventory within the assigned targets.
  • Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE); the machining centers assigned to the IPE must be managed and utilized in order to optimize their performance vs their capacity (minimize downtimes; maximizes the output vs the theoretical capacity).
  • Manpower efficiency.
  • WIP and Warehouse accuracy (correspondence between physical inventory and inventory reported by the Enterprise Management System).
  • First Pass Thru (scraps and reworks minimized)

The Manufacturing Operations Manager will have direct supervisor responsibility for employees in both skilled roles as well as the unskilled labor force.  Positions reporting to this role include, but are not limited to Production Supervisors/Team Leads, Buyer / Planner, Material Flow Coordinator, Material Handler, Manufacturing Engineer, Quality Engineer, Maintenance Technicians, etc.

The Manufacturing Operations Manager ensures that his team takes appropriate actions to ensure the fulfillment of the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Main KPIs of the IPE are:

  • Service Level
  • IPE warehouse and WIP economic value
  • OEE (Overall Equipment Efficiency)
  • Manpower Efficiency
  • First Pass Thru
  • Overtime vs Standard time
  • WIP and Warehouse accuracy
  • Overtime hours
  • Expenditures

These KPIs are developed and defined during the Budget and then assigned to each IPE. The Manufacturing Operations Manager is responsible for putting in place the appropriate actions to ensure them and for taking countermeasures if necessary.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for the management of all human capital within the IPE team.  Will maintain accurate records in relation to training and performance evaluations.
  • Ensures compliance with all Beretta procedures and federal laws relating to a manufacturing environment (i.e.: BATF requirements, OSHA requirements, Quality and Safety procedures, any other Beretta standards and/or contractual requirements).
  • Utilizes lean methodology to manage the cost structure of the assigned IPE by minimizing unnecessary overtime and expenditures for auxiliary materials.
  • Works in collaboration with the Research & Development department to define the production process for new products (for example - Fixtures, Routings, Tooling, Product features, etc).
  • Proactively proposes any enhancement that can be done to the production process or product design in order to increase Quality, increase the Service Level, reduce costs, as well as achieve other profitable targets.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Position will be performed in a metals manufacturing environment which requires the ability to stand for multiple hours a day in a facility that is exposed to altering degrees of cold and heat.

QUALIFICATIONS/ABILITIES:

  • Previous supervisor experience in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Ability to work under stress with very challenging targets, deadlines and constraints.
  • Knowledge and experience in Production systems required.
  • Knowledge and understating of production KPIs preferred.
  • Knowledge of Lean Production techniques and Production Planning preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience in metal machining (lathes, vertical AND horizontal mills, broaches) preferred. 

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, combination of post-high school education plus direct experience required.
  • 2-3 years of previous Team Lead/Supervisor experience required.

 

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

Please submit a resume and cover letter when applying to this position.

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.