Firearms Assembly Technician / Recovery Technician

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POSITION: Firearms Assembly Technician / Recovery Technician
REPORTS TO: Quality Manager / Warehouse Manager

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assemble firearms in accordance with written instructions
  • Utilize arbor presses, hand tools and other instruments to assemble firearms according to written instructions
  • Maintain safe work practices
  • Maintain production rates
  • Maintain overall quality standards for firearms
  • Utilize labeling software and tools for identification of all firearms
  • Test firearms utilizing a variety of test ammunition
  • Pack firearms/kit contents per instructions
  • Maintain serial number integrity of firearms
  • Sort customer returns when required
  • Discard trash and dunnage from sorting operation
  • Test returned product to determine current condition using a variety of test equipment
  • Repair product to acceptable state
  • Package recovered product using a variety of cartons and packaging materials
  • Maintain records of defects
  • Maintain all documentation as it relates to PWHS/RA process
  • Maintain cleanliness of area
  • Maintain safe working practices and conditions
  • Follow instructions as needed
  • Comply to work standards set for each operation
  • All other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Basic knowledge of air guns, airsoft or firearms or mechanical aptitude
  • Able to communicate issues clearly
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Must have ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Must be task oriented – Use time wisely
  • Work well with all other departments
  • Ability to lift and move up to 50 lbs.

Learn about Umarex USA (www.UmarexUSA.com)

If you meet the qualifications for this position, you can Apply for this job.

Umarex Returns to the Shooting Industry Masters

FORT SMITH, Ark (July 21, 2015) – Umarex USA, for a third year, is attending the FMG Shooting Industry Masters being held at Claythorns Lodge in Kansas July 24-25. As a Gold Sponsor and side match host, shooters will have an opportunity to pull the trigger on an Umarex Air Rifle for accuracy in a timed event using Yegua Airgun Field Targets. After last year’s successful debut, Elite Force airsoft rifles and premium BBs from Umarex are being used again in the tactical team event.

Funds raised at the event will directly support the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s First Shots program, which introduces new people to guns and safe shooting practices. “Youth and first-time shooters along with practice and training has always been a focus of Umarex USA,” says Justin Biddle, Director of Marketing. “Air and airsoft guns are many times our first shooting experience. It’s natural to use them for introduction to the shooting sports, training, safety, and practice. They’re fun for all ages.”

About Umarex USA
Umarex USA is one of North America’s fastest growing sport and recreation gun companies. Umarex USA develops and markets airguns under brands licensed by its parent company, Umarex Sportwaffen GmbH & Co. KG. Such brands include Walther®, RWS®, Smith & Wesson®, Browning®, Heckler & Koch®, Ruger®, Beretta, Colt®, Magnum Research®, IWI, UZI, and others. For additional information regarding Umarex USA visit UmarexUSA.com and follow Umarex USA on Facebook and YouTube. Follow and subscribe to Umarex USA online: http://www.umarexusa.com, Facebook.com/UmarexUSA, Twitter.com/UmarexAir, and YouTube.com/UmarexAir.

National Accounts Manager – Walmart

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POSITION: National Accounts Manager – WALMART
REPORTS TO: Vice President, Sales & Marketing
SUPPORTED BY: Retail Link Analyst, Inventory Manager, CS Manager

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead Account responsibility for Walmart, Walmart Canada and Walmart.com.
  • Responsible for the development and execution of Walmart specific strategies.
  • Takes lead sales roll in all line reviews and account presentations.
  • Identifies promotional opportunities and assists to develop product solutions to secure those opportunities.
  • Fully immersed into the category to understand product modular gaps and opportunities.
  • Successfully interface with the various internal and customer departments to ensure flawless operational support.
  • Develop and work with inventory team to maintain an accurate and effective rolling 12 month forecast.
  • Identify successful Walmart product strategies and work with Product Development team to develop products to support.
  • Identify products to target for replacement and develop transition plans.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • BA degree required, MBA preferred.
  • 5-10 years of successful National Retail Account management experience.
  • Sporting goods experience preferred.
  • Significant experience with Walmart and K-Mart preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills required with strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong financial analysis skills needed.
  • Ability to excel in a team environment required.
  • Must be able to successfully interface with operations, customer service, logistics, product development and quality departments.
  • Ability to source, disseminate and properly apply secondary research.
  • Some travel required, including international.

Learn about Umarex USA (www.UmarexUSA.com)

If you meet the qualifications for this position, you can Apply for this job.

An Airgunner Birthday Party

Looking to have a great time outdoors with your kids (or anyone for that matter)? Then pull out the airguns because that’s exactly what Tim from Airgun Hobbyist did. Tim threw quite the birthday party for his 14 year-old son, Ben, at their North Carolina home. The party lasted over four hours and saw 1000 pellets and BBs fired downrange with 30 different airguns and hundreds of different targets to choose from.

The family set up hundreds of targets in their backyard.

The family set up hundreds of targets in their backyard.

Targets

They started by preparing their home made range with some painted targets consisting of over 200 empty CO2 cartridges, 50 vegetable cans, dozens of soda cans, 80 water balloons, ice targets and a few rotten eggs. They also set up a few commercial targets including the center piece, the Right Now Range that held Shatter Blast targets, soda cans and some large bulls eye targets.

Safety First

The targets were placed a minimum of 30 feet away from the firing line and each guest was given safety glasses to wear in case of a ricochet and were of course instructed on safety rules. Backstops were also used behind the targets to protect any wildlife they may have been wandering through.

They offered an impressive array of airguns to shoot as well.

They offered an impressive array of airguns to shoot as well.

The Airguns

There were many Umarex airguns at this little party including the Colt Peacemaker, Colt Commander, Colt Python, Walther PPQ, Walther PPS, Walther CP88, a S&W 586 and a Makarov. The Umarex Fusion took down quite a few long range targets and was fired for a fairly long time without needing to replace the CO2.
The Umarex Steel Force and the M712 weren’t as lucky though. The CO2 was constantly being replaced because everyone wanted to shoot them! The M712 was the favorite in full auto mode, and the Steel Force was another favorite with its six round burst mode.
The biggest hit was the Walther Lever Action western style rifle, which felt right at home in this shooting gallery style range. The Umarex Morph 3X was another favorite with its ability to “morph”. It made a great choice for shooters of all sizes.

Aftermath

Everyone left with a smile on their face and comments such as “We should do this more often!” The family also got to enjoy some private shooting time knocking down the remaining targets the next day before clean up.

Top 12 Air Rifles From Gun Buyer’s Guide 2015

If you didn’t think our airguns were great before, you’ll definitely think so now. Umarex has claimed 5 of the 12 spots in Tactical Life’s Top 12 Air Rifles From Gun Buyer’s Guide 2015.

Umarex Fusion
Umarex Fusion
The Umarex Fusion is a single-shot rifle and uses CO2 valve technology and Umarex’s SilencAir 5-chamber noise dampening system to create an amazingly quite airgun. The Fusion takes a 12 gram CO2 capsule, has an average FPS of 750, and also features a light weight synthetic stock. The Fusion also comes with a 4X32 scope included, helping you to create a remarkably accurate airgun.

Umarex Morph 3X
Umarex Morph 3X
The Umarex Morph 3X has the awesome ability to morph from a rifle to a pistol, giving you two airguns in one! The Morph 3X has a built in 30-shot magazine and Fiber Optic sights. The gun is powered by a 12 gram CO2 capsule and has a velocity of 600 FPS as a rifle and 450 FPS as a pistol. The Morph 3X has a synthetic stock with a light weight design that makes the gun easy to handle and the “Morphing” process is done easily by any airgunner.

Umarex Octane
Umarex Octane
The Umarex Octane is one of two break-barrel rifles first introduced under the Umarex brand. The Octane is powered by the ReAxis Reverse-Axis Gas Piston, which is unique because this piston operates in reverse of other gas pistons. A magnum velocity air rifle, the Octane can reach up to 1450 feet per second with an alloy pellet. It is equipped with a SilencAir suppressor with five chambers that significantly reduces muzzle noise. The Octane also comes with a 3-9X40  scope, all-weather stock, and adjustable 2-stage trigger.

Walther Lever Action
Walther Lever Action
The Walther Lever Action is a CO2 powered rifle and has a rifled blued barrel (and receiver) and is made with elegant hardwood that is smoothly formed with a classic straight stock. The Lever Action rifle is equipped with an adjustable rear sight and an 8-shot rotary magazine and has a FPS of 630.

Walther LGV Competition Ultra
Walther LGV Competition Ultra
The Walther LGV Competition Ultra is a reintroduction of the original Walther LGV, which was a match rifle manufactured in the late ’60s and early ’70s. The LGV has a 3 lb trigger that can easily be adjusted to suit your preferences. This rifle, while having the power for hunting, is also accurate enough that you can expect to be hitting bullseyes all day long. The LGV is also equipped with its “Vibration Reduction System” and “Super Silent Technology”, which means no spring noise, no creaks, no groans, and an exceptionally smooth shot cycle.

See our full line of Air Rifles at www.umarexusa.com/Air-Rifles