Located in Northwest Montana, PROOF Research is a science-based company that has brought together the finest minds, experience and innovations in the industry to produce a truly game changing product—carbon fiber barrels and complete rifle systems that are lighter, more durable, and more accurate than anything else on the market. 

PROOF's latest addition to the family was to bring in Performance Polymer Solutions, Inc. (P2SI) of Moraine, OH.  P2SI’s world-leading product portfolio which includes proprietary, high-performance resins, state-of-the-art structural prepregs and high durability adhesive materials with service temperatures of over 1000°F.

 

Combining P2SI’s advanced aerospace materials, design concepts, and manufacturing methodologies with PROOF Research’s elite weapons systems and components creates a powerful platform capable of launching a new class of products for both the defense industry and commercial markets.

 

PROOF Research IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. 

WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, SEX, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, MARITAL STATUS, MILITARY STATUS, GENETIC INFORMATION, OR DISABILITY.

Location: Columbia Fals, MTEnds on June 29, 2018

Come join our Team!  We are currently hiring for positions doing General Production Assembly / Operator work on the manufacturing floor.  Apply on line at https://proofresearch.submittable.com/submit or visit our website at Proofresearch.com / The Company / careers / proofresearch.submittable link


Job Objective
Operates machine tools such as lathes, drills, milling machines, boring machines, and grinders, to cut, shape, and fit parts to fabricate various parts of a firearm.


Qualifications
1.   High school diploma or equivalent required.  Specialized training in metalworking or manufacturing preferred.
2.   Basic mechanical and metalworking skills required.
3.   Knowledge and understanding of firearms and how they operate.
4.   Demonstrated ability to utilize power and hand tools, including, but not limited to: drills, lathes, grinders, mills, or other metalworking tools.
5.   Proven ability to complete tasks in a precise and accurate manner.
6.   Demonstrated ability to read and follow written instructions.

7.   Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with customers, co-workers, and supervisors.


Job Duties

1.      Support all EH&S work instructions, policies, and procedures.
2.      Reads blueprint or job order for product specifications such as dimensions and tolerances, and tooling instructions.
3.      Selects, positions, and secures tool in tool holder (i.e. chuck, collet, or tool post).
4.     Positions and secures work piece in holding device, machine table, chuck, centers, or fixtures.
5.     Moves controls to position tool and work piece in relation to each other, and to set specified feeds, speeds, and depth of cut.
6.     Starts machine, directs coolant or cutting oil flow, and feeds tool to work piece or vice versa, and engages feed.
7.     Observes operation of machine and verifies conformance of machined work piece to specifications.
8.     Operates bench grinder to sharpen tools.
9.     Operates machines and equipment other than machine tools.
10.  Grind, sand, clean, or polish objects or parts to correct defects or to prepare surfaces for further finishing, using hand tools and power tools.  Measure and mark equipment, objects, or parts to ensure standards are met.
11.  Ensure that parts are machined to specifications and meets quality guidelines.
12.  Compile, code, categorize, calculate, tabulate, audit, or verify information or data.
13.  Record product and processing data and information on specified forms.
 

Schedule
Current schedule is Monday – Thursday, 10 hour shifts (day shift and evening shift) Friday – Sunday 12 hour shifts (weekend shift), however shift schedules may vary and require flexibility as demanded by business requirements.

 Work Environment
Primarily works indoors in workshops equipped with grinders, drill presses, lathes, drills, and various metalworking tools.  Requires high attention to detail or deadlines.  While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but routine safety procedures have removed most of the risks.  
 

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk, reach, stretch and occasionally bend. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.   

Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities, as needed/assigned.  This individual has the responsibility & authority to carry out tasks assigned by management.


Position Wage - $12.75 - $14 per hour DOE
Relocation is not offered with this position












 

Location: Columbia Falls, MTEnds on June 30, 2018

Objective

Directs and coordinates activities of production departments in manufacturing products.  Plans and coordinates production schedules to fulfill sales orders, meet inventory requirements, and deliver manufactured products in a timely fashion.  Manages production staff.  


Qualifications

1. Bachelor's degree and 8 years related manager experience in high precision, high-tech and low tolerance machining manufacturing environments and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

2. Project management experience from idea generation to construction and start-up for projects from $500K to $150MM+ preferred.

3. Experience synthesizing complex or diverse information and experience with ISO requirements preferred.

4. Experience in the Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing techniques preferred.

5. Demonstrated ability to develop project plans, coordinate projects, and communicate changes and progress.

6. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret procedures while developing a strategy to achieve organizational goals. 

7. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 

8. Proven ability to communicate effectively with managers, vendors, customers, and employees while working well in a group problem solving situations.


Job Duties  

1. Reviews   production orders or schedules to ascertain product data such as types,   quantities, and specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates in   order to plan department operations.

2. Plans   production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for   manufacturing products.

3. Prepares   operational schedules and coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure   production and quality of products meets specifications.

4. Reviews   production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing, and   maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.

5. Inspects   machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum   utilization.

6. Develops   or revises standard operational and working practices and observes workers to   ensure compliance with standards.

7. Manages   policy/procedure deployment in the areas of Lean Manufacturing techniques,   quality, cost reduction, complete and on-time delivery, safety, customer   satisfaction, visual controls and plant performance measures. 

8. Provides leadership for   employee relations and problem resolution through effective communications,   coaching, training, and development. 

9. Manages material   requirements to increase inventory turns and reduce levels on hand. 

10. Ensures compliance with organization standards for cost control,   waste reduction, quality, OSHA, safety, and complete and on-time delivery at   the lowest possible cost. 

11. Balances work cell capacity/loading across the plant. 

12. Determines operation headcount needs and ensures compliance with   Company guidelines.

13. Manages compliance with state and federal regulations. 

14. Provides engineering solutions for   existing and future product and production processes.

15. Produces Solid Works and MasterCam   applications to aid in building new products and machining parts.

Schedule

 Generally, the schedule is Monday-Friday during the day; however, certain events may require flexibility to ensure no disruption in services is experienced.    

Work Environment 

Primarily works indoors in an office/manufacturing plant setting. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job; however, these may not be all inclusive.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet in the office setting and moderate in the manufacturing setting.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk and sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities, as needed/assigned.  This individual has the responsibility & authority to carry out tasks assigned by management.