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General Production Operator

Lyman Products Corporation is a leader in the exciting and growing shooting sports industry. Our product brands, Pachmayr®, TacStar®, ADTAC®, Trius®, Uni-Dot®, Butch’s , A-Zoom®, Targ-Dot® and Mark 7® are recognized throughout the industry. Our corporate mission is to establish performance excellence in all product lines and be a leader and innovator in our industry.


Job Title:

General Production Operator



 Operates various manual machines to transform metallic, aluminum, and casting parts to close tolerances under minimal supervision with keen attention to detail.


Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • Operate various manual machines including manual arbor presses, broaching machines, honing machines, hydraulic and pneumatic presses, marking presses, speed lathes, manual drill presses, toolroom lathes, toolroom millers or other equipment as schedule dictates.
  • Follow work instructions to complete task given.
  • Properly recognize and correctly log into job orders.
  • Check and replenish necessary fluids used in work area.
  • Follow Inspection frequencies and standards.
  • Use various Inspection tools such as micrometers and calipers.
  • Recognize and react to any tooling or fixture issues.
  • Communicate any issues during shift to Production Manager.


  • 1-3 years previous work experience with manual machining processes.
  • Ability to operate various manual machines.
  • Working knowledge of blue prints, gages, drawings.
  • Good mechanical aptitude and use of hand tools.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent or trade school attendance.
  • Good general computer skills.
  • Good basic math skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skill

Working Conditions:

This position does require Safety Glasses for personal protective equipment in designated areas. MUST CHECK AND USE POSTED PPE FOR SPECIFIC TASK – POSTED IN JOB AREA

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full time position, Days and hours of work week are Monday through Thursday, 6:00 a.m. to 4:30p.m. (1st shift) : 2:30pm – 1:00a.m (2nd shift). Willing to work Over-time as needed


  • 401(k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance

Physical Requirements:

This position requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. This position requires standing for extended periods of time.

Reports To:

No direct reports


Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



Work Remotely:

  • No


Equal Opportunity Employer


Lyman Products is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or learning disability, past/present mental disorder, intellectual disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran status or any other basis protected by law. Lyman also provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment, including the application process.

Lyman Products, an equal opportunity employer, is always looking for high quality individuals to join our team. To further explore any of the positions mentioned on this page, please send your resume with reference to the specific job title, to the following address:

Lyman Products Corp

475 Smith Street

Middletown, CT 06457

Attn: Tina Pac at Human Resources

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