Nightforce Optics, Inc.
  • 12-May-2017 to 29-May-2017 (PST)
  • Quality
  • Orofino, ID, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Competitive benefits package included - Medical/Dental/Vision, Accident and Life Insurance, 401k, Aflac, FSA, etc.

Nightforce Optics, Inc., was established in 1992 with one goal in mind - to build the finest riflescopes on the market. The same qualities that have made Nightforce the choice of professionals have now created a dedicated following among hunters and serious shooters. For more information on our products, please visit our website.

All job offers are contingent on passing pre-employment requirements including a drug screen and criminal background check. Upon completion of the introductory period, an excellent benefits package is available.


This position will have the responsibility to perform visual and physical inspections of materials, parts, and component assemblies used in the manufacturing of optics and related goods, with an emphasis on creating and executing inspection plans. He/she will develop and use Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) and vision system programs.


  • High school diploma, required
  • At least two years' experience in a similar role, required
  • Preference will be given to individuals with experience operating and/or programming a CMM or vision inspection equipment; an educational background in CAD/CAM or Engineering would be considered a plus
  • Proficient in part measuring methods, including use and calibration of calipers, micrometers, height gages, and other equipment
  • Must have a high degree of mechanical aptitude and proficient math skills

Qualifications/Skills/Experience (cont.):

  • Must have experience in reading and analyzing 2D prints
  • Must have a good working knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to keep accurate records
  • Must possess strong analytical skills and excellent time management skills with the ability to work independently

Core Accountabilities

  • Perform inspection of internally and externally manufactured parts with calipers, micrometers, height gages, fixed gaging (gage pins, etc.), CMM, and optical equipment
  • Program, set up and use CMM and vision systems as required
  • Create inspection plans for machined components and incoming goods
  • Record results of measurement activities
  • Communicate and resolve issues found with appropriate personnel, including Quality Department, Machine Shop, R&D, Production and Materials personnel
  • Communicate proposed dimension and tolerance changes with the Engineering Group
  • Maintain calibration of all inspection equipment in accordance with established procedures
  • Provide training for use and care of inspection equipment for other personnel


Behavioral & Leadership Competencies - (Company-wide)

HSEC Awareness/Accountability (Health, Safety, Environment and Community)

  • Managing and taking action to improve conditions that affect employee safety, health, the environment and community; enforcing regulations/procedures; encouraging others to follow procedures by example; implementing appropriate and timely resources to ensure comprehensive HSEC systems in place to achieve organizational goals.

Organizational Alignment

  • Taking action to optimize personal contribution to the business; looking for opportunities to contribute to improved profit and growth; recognizing business opportunities or threats early; broad understanding of commercial issues; establishing networks to draw on for support

Operational Decision Making

  • Committing to an action related to operational (day to day) effectiveness after developing and considering alternative courses of action that are derived from logical assumptions, factual information, resource constraints and organizational values.

Teamwork (Cooperation)

  • Active participation in, and facilitation of, team effectiveness; taking actions that demonstrate consideration for the feelings and needs of others; being aware the effect one's behavior has on others.


  • Working effectively with others in the organization outside the line of formal authority (such as peers in other units or senior management) to accomplish organizational goals and to identify and resolve problems.


  • Expressing ideas effectively, both verbally and in writing; adjusting language or terminology to the characteristics and needs of the audience; producing organized, well-structured, grammatically correct documents with the language and terminology adjusted for the recipient(s)

Individual Leadership (Influence)

  • Continuously seeking (or encouraging others to seek) opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing organizational problems and opportunities; using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to inspire and guide individuals and teams towards goal achievement; establishing and accomplishing significant personal and team goals.

Work Standards

  • Setting high goals or standards of performance for self, subordinates, others, and the organization; being dissatisfied with average performance; self imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed by others.

Performance under Pressure

  • Performing consistently under pressure and/or opposition and still meets time, budget and output targets, maintains standards, manages stress and delegates effectively.

Technical Knowledge

  • Having achieved a satisfactory level of technical and professional skills/knowledge in job-related areas; keeping abreast of current developments and trends in areas of expertise.

Technical Proficiency

  • Having achieved a satisfactory level of performance in specific technical/professional area.


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Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information on EEO, please see the federal government poster EEO is the Law, and the EEO is the Law Supplement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, disability or any other category protected by law. All job offers are subject to successfully completing pre-employment requirements including a drug screen and criminal background check.

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