Vista Outdoor Electrician Manufacturing in Anoka, Minnesota

Join our talented team. Employees at Vista Outdoor are passionate and committed to delivering quality products to our customers. Our culture centers on an engaged and accountable workforce. Our goal is to attract and retain a diverse workforce: rich in talent, background, ideas and experience.

Responsibilities and Qualifications


Assist or independently maintain, and trouble-shoot the electrical systems of the plants that provide power for machines, equipment, lighting and facilities in the most efficient manner. Support electrical/electronic systems providing improved machine operations, product quality, and overall plant performance.

SHIFT: 7:00pm-7:00am Fri, Sat, Sun & every other Thu plus Overtime as needed (training will be on a weekday shift)


(Experience, education, licenses, certifications, and specific knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position.)

  • 2-year degree/diploma in controls, electrical, electronics, electro-mechanical program or related program

  • Registered unlicensed electrician or able to achieve within 30 days

  • Proficient in PLC and Schematic reading

  • Demonstrated 2+ years’ experience in the design, implementation AND REPAIR of electrical control, control systems, PLC’s and electronics

  • Experience in commercial, industrial, or manufacturing electrical environment

  • 2+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude, preferable in a manufacturing environment

  • Good verbal and written communication skill

  • Experience and ability to work independently under minimal supervision, a self-starter

  • Exhaustive resume provided with application documenting how minimum and additional qualifications are met


  • Computer and mainframe interaction skills

  • Journeyman or Master Electrical License

  • Knowledge of Allen Bradley Products (Servo, PLC, VFD, HMI)


(Fundamental duties necessary to achieve the objective of the position.)

  • Trouble-shoots and repairs manufacturing equipment

  • Repairs or rebuilds motors, control systems or other equipment as necessary.

  • Maintains shop equipment and working areas in a clean and orderly condition.

  • Functions as an electrical/electronic resource and works to improve the knowledge of others as appropriate.

  • Participates and supports continuous improvement efforts.

  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Observes all applicable safety rules and reports unsafe conditions or potential safety hazards to supervisors.

Physical Requirements: Employee will be sitting the majority of the time, with some walking and standing. Minor lifting objects over 10 lbs., carrying, stooping, and kneeling to access books and reports, transport paperwork and materials, and to retrieve files. Some local travel and work outdoors. Manual dexterity for extensive computer work and writing. Hearing, speaking, and vision are required (with or without correction).

Mental Requirements: Must communicate effectively in verbal and written formats. Reading comprehension and basic math skills are a requirement. Flexibility to effectively deal with a variety of people and situations and to handle interruptions and multiple tasks simultaneously. Quick thinking and problem solving to readily assimilate information. Ability to maintain tact and highly professional manners. Initiative to effectively complete tasks with little supervision. The ability to identify and appropriately handle confidential information.

Equipment Used: Telephone, calculator, personal computer, copy machine, fax machine, and printer.

Working Environment: Work is done in an office environment, with some time spent in the manufacturing plant. This exposure subjects incumbents to temperature changes, dirt, dust, noise, vibration, moving objects and mechanical parts, machine tool lubricant mists, equipment and explosive hazards. Co-worker support, guidance and reinforcement are readily available.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran/Disabled

Vista Outdoor is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for employment without regard race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristics protected by law. The EEO Law poster is available here:

If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to . Please note that this email address is for accommodation purposes only. Vista Outdoor will not respond to inquiries for other purposes.