Sr Machinist

Job ID: MKC20170504-39066
With annual revenues of nearly $4.5 billion, over 12,000 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.
Orbital ATK is currently seeking an experienced Sr. Machinist to work in our Promontory, Utah machine shop.
Role description & Responsibilities:
The main responsibility is in Energetic material machining, to include dissection, fabrication, and modification of energetic articles. Must be able to hand write and read CNC G-codes. Operates various conventional and/or numerically controlled machining centers, lathes ,and PLC controllers on semi-complex jobs. Able to work from blueprints, sketches, planning sheets, verbal instructions, and/or engineering, tooling, or equipment information. Contributes to lean initiatives to increase productivity and reduce costs. Works with limited guidance, in a team environment.
Job Duties:
Perform machine operations (including reworking parts) such as cutting, shaping, deburring, forming, drilling, and reaming parts.
Installs and adjusts cutting tools consistent with type and size of material being machined.
Follows established manufacturing methods using standard machines tools, materials, and tooling.
Adjusts feeds, speeds, and depth of cut to machine quality parts.
Operates hand and power tools to deburr precision and complex machine parts in accordance with semi-complicated engineering blueprints.
Inspects parts for conformance to specifications using measuring instruments such as gages, calipers, micrometers and comparators. Visually inspects parts for burrs or damaged machined surfaces.
Routinely maintains equipment to ensure cleanliness, accuracy, and reliability.
Actively implements lean initiatives by identifying and providing suggestions on areas for improvement. Effectively applies lean concepts and tools in work area.
Observes all company policies and procedures, including safety rules, and maintains a clean and orderly work area.
Performs other related responsibilities, as requested.
Experience Requirements:
High School or equivalent plus Trade School Certification
Four Years related machining experience. Able to work with limited guidance in a team environment. Consideration will be given to individuals with two years related machining experience.
Able to make machine set ups.
Read and understand GD&T blue print specs.
Reads and follows blueprints, specifications, and verbal instructions.
Has working knowledge of machine shop mathematics, may include trigonometry.
Demonstrates effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, as well as the ability to work in a team environment.
Effectively demonstrates team member competencies and participates in goal setting, performance feedback, and self-development activities and understands that personal effort and attitude play a significant part in the success of the business.
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.
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.
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Orbital ATK Flight Systems Group provides products and services that span the launch, missile systems and aerospace markets. We are a premier producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and specialty energetic products; a leading provider of small and medium class space launch vehicles for Civil, DoD and Commercial missions; a major supplier of interceptor boosters and target vehicles for missile defense; and a world class manufacturer of composite primary and secondary structures for commercial and military aircraft and launch vehicles.
Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 3-5 Years
Education: High School/GED
Expertise: Operations
Group: Flight

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