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Vista Outdoor Formax Assistant Setup - CCI/Speer in Lewiston, Idaho

Job Description

The Position

Our Lewiston, ID location is seeking Assistant Set-Up Workers to add to our team. Starting wage is $26.77/hour + shift differential for off shifts. Pay increase after 90 days. Must be available to work Day, Swing, Weekend Days and/or Weekend Swing shifts. Regular shift will be Weekend Swing once training is complete.


Checks machines to ensure operators have tooling and sufficient parts to begin the operation. Retrieves necessary supplies.

Performs mechanical set-up of all processes and machinery within the department (aluminum and brass products).

Changes tooling on machines when changing from one product to another.

Responds to operator and machinery problems on a priority basis and monitors all department processes to ensure maximum efficiency and quality.

Enters into Win SPC any changes made to machinery or processes per Q.I. which affect Statistical Process Control (SPC), and uses SPC data as a diagnostic tool when trouble- shooting mechanical problems.

Performs all maintenance on machinery as needed, performs diagnostic troubleshooting before requesting Machine Shop assistance.

Performs preventative maintenance on a scheduled basis.

Polishes punches and dies as needed.

Assists Engineers and /or Machinists with special projects (work orders, prototypes, etc.)

Assists with overall department maintenance.


Must be able to read, write, and have basic math skills in order to recognize improbable results and basic math calculations.

Candidates will be required to pass a hands on mechanical test prior to hiring

Must have good communication and interpersonal skills.

Must have a mechanical background and the ability to learn department machinery and processes, and operate all machines in the department.

Must be able to learn and use SPC as a diagnostic tool within 30 days.

Must be able to learn to use a computer and precision measuring devices within 30 days.

Must be able to drive a forklift safely within 30 days.

Must be able to learn to read and understand blueprints within 90 days.

Must have a good safety record.

Must be able to work independently without continual supervision.

Must complete a training program and have successfully pass the set-up test in no less than 6 months and no longer than 12 months.

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!

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