Principal Operations Analyst

Job ID: GEM20172610-41982
With annual revenues in 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 Principal Operations Analyst to assist our Nozzle Value Stream organization in the Tooling and Machining group at our Promontory facilities.
Role Description and Responsibilities:
This position is responsible for implementation of improvement initiatives, and managing and directing the operational support activities associated with leading a shop of machinist/welders and model makers into new tooling and facility technologies, maintaining current and develop new machining/fabrication processes. Will be responsible for the long term facility improvement plans to support the needs of the company as well as continue to enforce all safety and quality standards. Additionally the Operations Analyst acts as department manager as needed and will be expected to make sound business decisions that support the shop and company goals. The Operations Analyst must communicate effectively and initiate necessary actions to ensure that organizational goals are accomplished. As part of the leadership of the shop the successful candidate will be required to assist in building a strong and progressive forward looking team.
Job Duties:
Initiate Maintenance Work Orders, Tool Discrepancy Reports, Tooling Change Notices and Facilities Engineering Orders, and track to completion
Coordinate production needs with scheduled maintenance work.
Assist in the preparation of monthly labor forecasts and analyses
Document quality issues within the quality documentation system and coordinate with Engineering, Quality, and appropriate customers to develop and track implementation of effective Cause/Corrective actions
Write and process Damaged Tool and Property Reports
Experience Requirements:
Candidate must have a minimum of 9 years of manufacturing experience
This position may be filled at a lower level if individual has less than 9 years manufacturing experience
CNC programming as well as GD&T is required to fulfill this position
Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, specifications and operating procedures
? Demonstrated problem solving skills and ability to apply PES principles to improve process flow and standardization of processes.
Experience Preferred:
Demonstrated ability to lead teams
Proficient in the use of Electronic Shop Instructions (ESI)
Development and support of productive teams
Minimum of 4 years in a leadership position
Skills & Qualifications:
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Excellent time management and organizational skills.
Detail oriented but able to understand the big picture to ensure that organizational goals are accomplished.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including but not limited to Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Education/Certifications
BS Degree in a Technical Field. Machining and or welding experience is required.
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.
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
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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: 8-10 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Management
Group: Flight



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