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Posted by Horizon Firearms on 05/10/2024

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Hunting/Shooting

Job Categories: Manufacturing, Warehouse

Company Type: HardGoods/Equipment

State: TX

City: Bryan/College Station

Country: United States

Required Experience: 3 - 5 years

Job Type: Full Time


Required to Relocate:

Required to Travel:

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within: 50+ miles

Job Description & Requirements

Horizon Firearms-Machinist

Job Details

Job Type




Horizon Firearms

Job DescriptionMachinist


  • Do you have a minimum of 2 years manufacturing experience?
  • Can you operate and set up CNC machines for a variety of products as they relate to the customer's order?
  • Can you read drawings, display basic math skills, and work with DOS?
  • Does working for a family-centric organization based in a small-town environment appeal to you?
  • Do the values of stewardship, versatility, and family resonate strongly with you?
  • Do you find the improvement of people’s lives through stewardship of God-given resources inspiring?

Then Horizon Firearms is for you!

Primary Function:

Operates and performs setup and operation of CNC machines in the production of products related to various customer job orders.

Position Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Learns how each piece of equipment is set up to run for production:  Lathes, Mills, and Mill-Turn 
  • Assist in designing and manufacturing of fixtures as required
  • Provide input to programming on required adjustments
  • Adjust G-Code and communicate modifications as required
  • Operates as initial quality control inspector on all parts produced, in part inspection
  • Monitor the run during cycle, checking that specification are met
  • Report any safety or maintenance concerns
  • All other duties assigned by management


  • Demonstrated ability in the comprehension of and practical application of workmanship standards 
  • Ability to read drawing, display basic math skills and work with DOS
  • Ability to visually inspect product 


  • Experience with operating and setting up CNC machines
  • Familiarity with standard metrology tools
  • At least two (2) years of manufacturing experience preferred
  • Strong communication and computer skills
  • Attention to detail and self-motivated
  • Ability to be trained on the job with more challenging equipment

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand up to ten (10) hours daily (67-100%)
  • Must be able to obtain parts and supplies 10-50 feet away less than 1 hour per day (0-33%)
  • Must be able to walk, climb, reach, stoop, bend, kneel, squat and twist waist frequently (34-66%)
  • Must be able to rotate wrists and shoulders frequently (34%-66%)
  • Must be able to use hands for repetitive grasping, pushing, pulling and manipulation (34-66%)
  • Must be able to use foot for repetitive movement as in operating foot controls (0-33%)
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds frequently (34-66%) and 75 pounds assisted (team manual lift or with hoist) lift occasionally (0-33%) from one (1) to four (4 ) feet levels
  • Must be able to carry 40 pounds occasionally (0-33%) from 10 to 60 feet distances
  • Must be able to push and pull a pallet jack weighing from 200 to 2000 pounds and up to 4000 pounds with team manual assistance (0-33%)

Work Environment:

This position requires that the employee be able to work in and around the following elements:

  • Indoors and outdoors
  • Loud noise environments
  • Climate-controlled environment
  • Extreme heat or cold (weather-related)
  • Wet or humid conditions (weather-related)
  • Fumes from equipment or airborne particles


About Horizon Firearms

Horizon Firearms and sister company, iota Outdoors, are looking to expand our team. If you're looking for a career with a fast-growing company (2019, and 2020 Aggie 100 company) in the hunting industry, have exceptional attention to detail, and take pride in your work, keep reading! Founded in 2012, Horizon Firearms manufactures truly custom long-range, bolt-action rifles that are assembled from the finest components, perfected by hand, and guaranteed to shoot .5 MOA, or better. iota Outdoors designs and builds premium rifle accessories including stocks and scope mounting systems