Ballistics Lab Technician

Night Shift Opening – West Facility

Immediate opening for a Ballistics Lab Technician (night shift opening). Ballistics Lab Technicians are responsible for performing ballistic tests to determine pressure and velocity of ammunitions as per set standards, test bullets for accuracy and expansion to ensure quality and repeatability, or product development.

Essential Functions:

  • Practice safe work habits while operating ballistics lab equipment (i.e. universal receiver, rail gun, chronograph and pressure gauge, plus other equipment occasionally.)
  • Set-up and adjust/operate laboratory equipment and instruments.
  • Test samples of manufactured products to verify conformity to specifications
  • Record test results on standardized forms.
  • Enter data into Excel spreadsheets and prepare charts/graphs.
  • Clean and maintain laboratory test equipment.
  • Calibrate lab instruments.
  • Add chemicals or raw materials to process solutions or product batches to correct or establish formulation to meet specification.

Details

  • Qualified candidates will have current knowledge of and the ability to hand load. Basic Excel Spreadsheet knowledge is preferred. Attention to detail and ability to work overtime is required. Heavy lifting up to 100 pounds required occasionally and the noise level in the work environment is often loud.
  • Qualified candidates should submit a current resume to Janine Williams by Friday, October 21st at jwilliams@hornady.com.

Apply Online