Vista Outdoor Production Operator in Manhattan, Montana

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

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.

Vista Outdoor is a leading global designer, manufacturer and marketer in the growing outdoor sports and recreation markets. The company operates in two segments, Outdoor Products and Shooting Sports, and has more than 30 well-recognized brands that provide consumers with a range of performance-driven, high-quality and innovative products in the ammunition, firearms and outdoor accessories categories. Vista Outdoor enjoys expanded distribution for some of the most widely known and respected brands in the industry: Federal Premium®, Bushnell®, Savage Arms™, BLACKHAWK!®, Primos®, Final Approach, Uncle Mike’s®, Hoppe’s®, RCBS®, Alliant Powder®, CCI®, Speer®, Champion® Targets, Gold Tip® Arrows, Weaver® Optics, Outers®, Bollé®, Cebe, and Serengeti®.

Vista Outdoor is headquartered in Utah and employs approximately 5,800 skilled workers. The company has manufacturing operations and facilities in 10 U.S. states, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Canada along with international sales and sourcing operations in Mexico, Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

The Position: Production Operator 1

Shifts: Openings may vary based upon internal employee moves

Shift B: Sunday – Tuesday/Sunday – Wednesday 6PM-630AM

Shift D: Thursday – Saturday/Wednesday – Saturday 6PM-630AM

Our Manhattan, Montana facility is seeking a Production Operator 1 to add to our team. The Production Operator 1 is responsible for but not limited to performing all tasks involved in the production of Vista Outdoor BlackHawk Manufacturing products and services. This includes operating plastic injection molding machines, light machinery, assembly equipment, product assembly, or kit making. Follow standard work methods and adhere to product quality and performance specifications. Required to follow safety procedures and practice safe work habits. Understand and contribute to the improvement of processes and procedures throughout the workplace.

Responsibilities: Including but not limited to

Job Requirements:

  • Manufacture and produce various outdoor shooting sports products.

  • Evaluate and solve production problems and contribute to improvement of the processes.

  • Work and function successfully in a team/cell environment.

  • Must be able to multitask.

  • Rotate through various workstations/cross-training to foster workforce flexibility.

  • Perform tasks including assembly, machine operation, quality inspection and packaging of product.

  • Follow work and job instructions to meet productivity and quality expectations

  • Ability to work independently and maintain a positive work ethic.

  • Responsible for adherence to Quality Specifications for all products.

  • Maintain a clean work area and be responsible for end of day cleaning.

  • And any other duties assigned by your supervisor or lead

Qualifications:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED Equivalent

  • 18 years of age or older

  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien

  • Preferred one year experience in manufacturing and/or assembly line or related production

  • Required to sit or stand and move about the facility and do so for up to 12 hours per shift depending upon business need.

  • Continuous use of both hands for both fine motor and gross motor processes.

  • Perform repetitive motion tasks

  • Must be able to bend, twist and squat numerous times daily.

  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry 0 to 35 lbs. daily, must be able to lift between 35 to 50 lbs. Occasional lifting of 50 plus lbs. required with assistance.

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!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

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: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

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