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Setup Mill Machinist - 1st Shift, Air-Conditioned, Opportunities for Overtime!

Rapidly growing firearm manufacturer looking for a setup machinist to join its team!

Blackout Defense is a precision rifle manufacturer and innovator of exciting products for the hunting and shooting sports industry. We are a rapidly growing brand and are in need of enthusiastic and dedicated employees to grow with us. You will be joining a small team of great people who you will get to know while having the opportunity to take leadership over your own growth in a dynamic environment.

You will be an operator on our 3 and 4-axis vertical and horizontal mills. You will be responsible for:

  • setting up the machines and programs,
  • inspecting parts as they come off the machine to ensure proper tolerances;
  • performing tool offset adjustments and other on-machine program edits based on in-process QC;
  • inspecting tools for wear and breakage and performing tool changes;
  • performing daily cleaning and maintenance on the machine (managing chip accumulation in the chip bin, washing down the machine cabinet, filling up the coolant tank, etc.);


  • 3-5 years' experience as a setup machinist
  • Forklift certification or experience a plus

*In your resume or application, please identify the machines you have operated in the past and the controllers with which you are most familliar.*

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00 - $30.00 per hour


  • 10 hour shift:  M-Th 6am - 4:30pm 
  • Fridays open for overtime as needed

Work Location: One location