Job Locations US-UT-Mona
Staff Req. #
BB 18-001
# of Openings

Position Summary

General Summary


The Ammunition Supervisor provides direct, daily leadership to employees in his/her area, focusing on core operational values of safety, quality, cost management and conformance to production schedules to satisfy customer requirements. Responsible for all ammunition production, ensuring compliance to production commitments, training employees, completing reports on progress, materials inventory management and manufacturing costs. Experienced and proficient in the setup, operation, and maintenance of all equipment used in the ammunition loading area.

Primary Responsibilities

Principal Duties and Accountabilities (*Essential Functions)


Establish strategic direction which supports company goals throughout their department


Provide leadership and drive continual improvements in areas such as but not limited to safety, process reliability, product quality productivity, manufacturing costs, and schedule performance


Complete daily Layered Process Audits (LPA’s) and weekly GEMBA audits


Ensure effective Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Board meetings are being held to drive continual improvement in Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery, 5S and Moral.


Provide leadership and development training using the Training Within the Industry (TWI) mythology as needed to achieve company objectives or goals


Work with Planner/Scheduler to establish, review and update production schedules as needed


Monitor and review production to ensure compliance to commitment is met


Initiate process changes and improvements to improve process efficiency and to reduce waste


Analyze process and operational data such as production costs, process flow charts and production schedules to determine efficient utilization of employees, tooling, supplies and equipment


Supervise, motivate, and review subordinates


Analyze problems by collecting and organizing data and proposing the best course of action


Work with area Leads to design and implement standard operating procedures for all production operations


Ensure planned efficiency and performance goals are met or exceeded


Develop, monitor, and control annual budget for departments under their responsibility


Work with the quality department to develop and help implement quality control standards


Responsible for selection and maintenance of all production equipment in department


Ensure effective flow of materials between departments


Work on R&D team developing new or improved products


Complete work safely by ensuring all employees are following all the safety policies and procedures


Work with the Maintenance team to create and maintain Total Preventative Maintenance programs for all production equipment


Review maintenance logs on all equipment


Fulfill Duties pertaining to the Document Control Board (DCB)


Must provide leadership to maintain a clean, orderly, safe shop environment


Shift work may be required on an as needed or permanent basis


Must be willing and able to work more than regularly scheduled hours when necessary

Skills and Education Required

Educational, Skills, and Experience


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor’s degree in engineering and/or equivalent education and job experience


Minimum 2 years’ experience and operating knowledge in all areas of the reloading


Strong mechanical aptitude


Must have excellent communication skills


Must be able to clearly communicate requisitioned needs for tooling and supplies to the appropriate supervisor in a timely manner


Must have good math skills, i.e. addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division


Good reading skills and ability to follow procedures correctly


Must be able to record all necessary paperwork legibly and accurately

Must be alert, aware and able to follow company safety policies


Punctuality and reliability is a must


Ability to speak, read and write in the English language enough to perform the following:


  • Communicate effectively with other team members and supervision
  • Read and comprehend process instructions
  • Record pertinent process information as required


Personal Tool Requirements: (Including but not limited to) (These tools must be calibrated and kept in good working order) 0-1” micrometer (.0001 increments), 0-8” caliper (.001 increments)


Work Environment


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to severe thru out the different productions areas; hearing protection is required and will be supplied for the employee.


Eye protection is required and will be supplied for the employee.


Flame resistant clothing is required and will be supplied for the employee.


Exposed to moving mechanical parts and/or explosive materials


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather.


Safety Shoes meeting OSHA/ANSI Z-41 specifications are required for anyone working in the production department. Anyone working on the ammunition loading equipment or working in the Ballistic Lab are also required to have electrostatic dissipative (ESD) shoes. An annual safety shoe subsidy will be provided for the employee.


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 the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Good hearing and listening habits to determine abnormal machines noises


Good visual skills to determine bullet defects and flaws


Good hygiene and grooming habits, long hair must be pulled back, no loose clothing or exposed midriffs, closed toed shoes required.


Position requires a great deal of movement, including bending, lifting 50+ pounds and climbing



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