Manufacturing Engineer

Job ID: GEM20170908-40757
With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, approximately 12,500 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission ? whether it?s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world?s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation?s largest manufacturer of ammunition.
United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential.
Orbital ATK is currently searching for a Mechanical, Chemical or Materials Science Engineer to work in Process Engineering at our Promontory, UT location.
Job description:
Process engineering responsibilities in rocket motor manufacturing, particular emphasis in fluid spray applications, i.e., primers, adhesives, unsaturated rubbers, bond surface preparation for composite and metal components. Technical areas of interest include processing adhesives/primer chemistry, associated mechanical and chemical surface preparation for vulcanization of unsaturated rubbers to rocket motor components.
This job will require technical / manufacturing oversight, investigative problem resolution, data analysis, and presentation skills to leadership and external ATK customers. Position requires supporting cross function matrixed investigation teams, with emphasis on root cause analysis, process failure modes and effect analysis (PFMEA). Position requires manufacturing electronic work instruction development and ownership. Dual Process and Design Engineering MRB responsibilities may be a consideration.
Responsibilities include:
Desire to directly work with operations, in a manufacturing environment, with flight hardware
Developing and improving manufacturing processes, materials, and manufacturing work instructions
Aptitude for process and manufacturing automation and computer controls
Use of process control techniques to maintain sustainable and capable processes
Strong emphasis on ownership and accountability for assigned responsibilities
Solid organizational skills and ability to work with minimal direction in a dynamic, fast-paced manufacturing environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with an organization at all levels,
Excellent computer skills and adaptability to multiple software tools, potentially controls
Initiative, self-starter, adaptable, and high motivation for excellence
Limited off-shift and extended work schedules supporting assigned flight hardware manufacturing operations
Encouraged to obtaining design authority for component processing
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechanical, Chemical or Materials Science Engineering, preferred experience & exposure within a "hands-on" manufacturing environment,
Demonstrated problem-solving skills and strong oral and written communications skill
Development and ownership of manufacturing work instructions
Demonstrated organization and multitasking skills
Strong desire to work in a dynamic manufacturing environment
Responsible for Process Readiness Certifications, i.e., Process Owner Reviews, etc.
Position can be filled at a lower level.
If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.
Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products ? and your ideas ? into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you?ll be amazed at what you can do!
We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D
Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 1-3 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Flight

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