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Careers At Peterson Cartridge

Hunters, shooters, handloaders & military veterans: Looking for a job working with a product you enjoy?

Peterson Cartridge manufactures brass rifle casings, from its facility in Cranberry Township just north of Pittsburgh, PA. We produce match-grade, rifle casings to the highest quality standards, for competitive shooting.


Positions We Hire For


Bullet Maker Operator

Duties: The Bullet Maker will cast lead projectiles, coat, and size projectiles. 

Hours: Full Time, regularly scheduled for 40 hours per week.  

Essential Job Duties:

  • Cast projectiles.
  • Coat and bake projectiles.
  • Size projectiles and ensure correct sizing.
  • Prepare packages for outbound shipping.
  • Pick and pull finished goods to fill customer orders.
  • Perform quality control inspections on finished goods.
  • Automated casting equipment, and sizing equipment.
  • Read, interpret, and follow procedures and work instructions.

Requirements:

  • No felony conviction or other offense that would prevent them passing an FBI background check to manufacture ammunition.
  • Able to pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Able to pass an FBI/BCI background check
  • Able to lift up to 60 pounds frequently.
  • Able to stand for long periods of time (8-hr shift).
  • Able to reach above shoulder level, bend/stoop, push/pull and handle/grip frequently.
  • No facial piercings or facial tattoos.
  • Maintain positive, cheerful attitude consistent with company values.
  • High attention to detail; high conscientiousness.
  • Ability to multitask.

Preferred Skills / Experience:

  • Experience reading calipers and micrometers.
  • Experience performing measurements to within a plus/minus .001-inch specification.
  • Previous manufacturing experience.
  • Non-smoker.

Required Education:

  • High school diploma/GED

To apply contact our Shop Manager, Matt Schuller, directly with your resume at Mschuller@petersoncartridge.com.

 


Ammunition Loading Operator

Duties: The Ammunition Loading Operator will load, inspect, package and ship small arms ammunition.

Essential Job Duties​: 

  • Load small arms ammunition that is used in pistols and rifles.
  • Package finished ammunition into boxes for shipping.
  • Prepare packages for outbound shipping.
  • Pick and pull finished goods to fill customer orders.
  • Perform quality control inspections on finished goods.
  • Automated loading equipment operation.
  • Read, interpret, and follow procedures and work instructions.

Requirements:

  • No felony conviction or other offense that would prevent them passing an FBI background check to manufacture ammunition.
  • Able to pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Able to pass an FBI/BCI background check
  • Able to lift up to 60 pounds frequently.
  • Able to stand for long periods of time (8-hr shift).
  • Able to reach above shoulder level, bend/stoop, push/pull and handle/grip frequently.
  • No facial piercings or facial tattoos.
  • Maintain positive, cheerful attitude consistent with company values.
  • High attention to detail; high conscientiousness.
  • Ability to multitask.

Preferred Skills / Experience:

  • Experience reading calipers and micrometers.
  • Experience performing measurements to within a plus/minus .001-inch specification.
  • Previous manufacturing experience.
  • Non-smoker.

Required Education:

  • High school diploma/GED

To apply contact our Shop Manager, Matt Schuller, directly with your resume at Mschuller@petersoncartridge.com.

 


Line Operators

Duties: Run the equipment that manufactures the rifle casings

Hours:

Full-time

  • M-Th, 10-hr shift – days
  • M-Th, 10-hr shift – nights
  • Fri-Sun, 12-hr shift – days
  • Fri-Sun, 12-hr shift – nights

Part-time

We’re currently looking for people who are semi-retired who would fill in for full-time operators who are off on vacation.

  • All shifts

Contact us via email to apply.

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We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.