Machine Operators

Are you looking for a stable work environment? We have immediate openings for Experienced Machine Operators at Hornady Manufacturing, based in Grand Island, NE. Promotion from within potential. Multiple shifts available. Full-time w/overtime. Comprehensive benefits package included.

Essential Functions:

  • Practice safe work habits while performing production duties (machine safety and LOTO)
  • Start-up, Set-up and Operate various intricate presses for small metal munitions components.
  • Monitor machine operations, control boards, and gauges to identify defective material or machine malfunctions.
  • Trouble shoot mechanical issues and make adjustments to presses.
  • Work with company ERP/MRP system, daily work orders, and production reports.
  • Utilize measuring devices: caliper, micrometer
  • Communicate using technical terms related to advanced manufacturing

Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 2 years of Machine Operator experience, and possess a high level of detailed mechanical aptitude. Mechanized Systems education or experience preferred. Previous leadership experience welcomed. Ability to lift 50+ pounds periodically required. Successful completion of background check and drug screen required.


Qualified candidates should submit a current resume and cover letter to Janine Williams.

Two Ways to Apply

Email Resume

or mail resume to:

Resources Department
Hornady Manufacturing Company
PO Box 1848
Grand Island, NE 68802-1848


Founded in 1949, Hornady® Manufacturing Company is a family owned business headquartered in Grand Island, Nebraska. Proudly manufacturing products that are made in the USA, Hornady® Manufacturing is a world leader in bullet, ammunition, reloading tool and accessory design and manufacture.