Centerfire Ballistician - 1st Shift - Ozark, Missouri

 Position Purpose: 

For day-to-day operations, this position will report to the Centerfire Supervisor and will be responsible for all ballistician duties. The ballistician shall be assigned to perform test and inspection processes related to centerfire products. In addition to supporting day to day production, the ballistician will be responsible for R&D of centerfire cartridges and in these instances will report to the VP - Operations. The job duties and skills shall include but not be limited to the following: 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Use of instrumentation, equipment, and software which requires specialized training 
  • Safe firearm handling tactics and skills 
  • Set-up, maintain and operate pressure barrels, transducers, light screens, and accuracy equipment. 
  • Perform analysis of test results to set specifications and suggest changes to design or production line setup 
  • Assist in / perform proper setups of production lines 
  • Cleaning of test barrels, firearms and range 
  • Measurement and monitoring production processes to assure they are in compliance as defined in established manufacturing work instructions. 
  • Perform inspection/tests as required on in-process and finished products 
  • Develop, load and analyze centerfire cartridges for R&D 
  • Accurately process and record data in the appropriate logs and data sheets 
  • Participates in training sessions for operation, safety and maintaining QC inspection and test equipment 
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices 
  • Follow established safety and security protocols 
  • Other duties as assigned 

 Job Requirements: 

  • Knowledge and ability to operate, disassemble and reassemble various types of firearms in a safe manner 
  • Knowledge and ability to develop and hand load ammunition 
  • Familiarity with various powders and burn rates 
  • Ability to understand and explain/articulate test results with industry language to management 
  • Must have adequate computer skills, MS Office (Word, Excel) 
  • Must have basic math skills 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills 
  • Good organizational skills and attention to details 
  • Must be able to properly use various precision measurement tools including / but not limited to calipers, micrometers, scales, and gages 
  • Have a general knowledge of both English and metric units. 
  • Must possess skills to perform quality inspection, testing and data entry 
  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings, specifications, and work instructions 
  • Must work well with others and be a team player 

 Physical Requirements: 

  • Must be able to stand, bend, stoop, push and pull for a 10/12 hour shift 
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs 
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to effectively use a computer keyboard and measuring equipment 
  • Visual acuity to interact with computer terminal and identify various imperfections of centerfire components 


If you are interested, please email your resume to with qualifications and resume (if available) or apply in person at Fiocchi of America 6930 N Fremont Road, Ozark, MO.

**Applicants must pass pre-employment drug screening and must not have a felony record.**