Mayfly Outdoors – Ross/Abel Reels: Production Specialist – CNC Machinist


Production Specialist – CNC Machinist

Mayfly Outdoors is looking for an exceptional individual to join our Ross and Abel Reels Manufacturing Team in our State of the Art facility located in Montrose, CO.

Ross: Our mission is to inspire adventure with expertly crafted fly fishing reels–proudly manufactured in Colorado for anglers everywhere.

Abel: Our mission is to elevate the fly fishing experience with cutting edge products, unmatched quality, and beautifully handcrafted finishes.

Core Values:

  •      Fish Together – Collaboration. Teamwork. Family.
  • Presentation – Quality. Pride. Integrity.
  • Hatch the Match – Innovate. Take Risks. Get It Done.
  • Wade Upstream – Improvement. Growth. Development.
  • Be the Guide – Customer Experience. Reputation. Expertise.

Mayfly Outdoors offers competitive compensation and benefits packages, including: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Matching 401K Retirement Plan, Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off.

Summary of Duties:
Machine complex parts in a variety of materials and sizes from engineering drawings, solid models, and pre-written CNC programs.

Factory Wide Requirements:
Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills
Team player comfortable working in a fast-paced, variable environment
Computer literacy in common software suites such as Microsoft Office or G Suite Apps and ability to adequately learn additional softwares as necessary to individual responsibilities
Strive to implement continuous improvements and company initiatives
Desire to continually invest in self
Conduct activities in a safe and healthy manner to overtly comply with all applicable OSHA standards to ensure protection of employees, the public, and environment

Required Skills & Expectations:
-Set-up and operate CNC mills, CNC lathes, and a variety of general machine shop equipment
-CNC machine program comprehension and ability to complete basic edits/off-sets
Produce high precision and dimensionally accurate parts from complex drawings with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T), prototype sketches, electronic files and/or verbal instructions
-General knowledge and ability using basic precision measuring instruments (i.e. Calipers, Micrometers, optical comparators, etc.), fixtures and gages required for verifying parts dimensional accuracy
-High attention to detail and ability to recognize tool wear, inferior surface finish from machine lines/blends, and other subjective aspects of manufacturing.
-Ability to identify issues with equipment and inform management accordingly.
-Use manual hand and power tools including but not limited to bandsaws, sanders, grinders, lathes and mills as needed
-Mechanically and mathematically inclined
-Assume a variety of shop roles when needed and additional duties as required
-Sustainably lift up to 50lbs in a range of motions
-Maintain all daily/weekly reports including but not limited to Production, Tooling Consumption, Safety, etc.
-Accurately create and maintain detailed Job Set-Up Sheets and Tooling Lists specific to individual parts to assist in future Set-Ups and Operator Development

Desired Skills:
High level of computer literacy and proficiency
Proficient to Expert in GibbsCam or other factory specific CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) software utilized to create manufacturing programs on CNC machinery
Proficient to Expert in SolidWorks or other factory specific solid modeling software
Understanding and experience operating Multitasking Machinery (lathes with live tooling, sub-spindles, bar feeders)
Ability to operate, program, set-up, streamline 4-axis(+) VMC’s

Required Education/Experience:
High school diploma or GED
Manufacturing Technology Degree (Preferred)
2+ years experience in related production environment (5+ Preferred)

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