Ordnance Design Engineer

Job ID: GEM20181804-45189
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 Flight Systems Group (FSG) 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.
Orbital ATK is currently seeking an experienced Ordnance Design Engineer to support the Space Launch System (SLS) program at our FSG Propulsion Systems Division (PSD) Ordnance Systems and Thrust Vector Controls (TVC) Engineering Department in our Promontory office.
Role Description & Responsibilities:
Design engineer for ordnance devices and systems for the SLS Program including the following:
Explosive Ordnance devices such as: Shaped Charges, Separation Bolts, Pressure Cartridges, Through Bulkhead Initiators (TBIs), Explosive Transfer Lines, Cartridge and Pressure Actuated Devices, Safe and Arm (S&As), and Motor Ignition devices
Ordnance subsystems including motor ignition, stage separation, and flight termination
Requirements definition, management, and verification
Support integration efforts for rocket motor assembly, and activities at launch site
Interface with program office teams and customers including compiling comprehensive presentations and presenting the details and issues as required
Application of disciplined processes to problem resolution and failure investigations
Peer review work to support other ordnance engineers
Job Duties:
Requirements definition and flow down to subcontractors and verify compliance accordingly, verification by inspection, analysis, demonstration or test
Creation of component/assembly designs and coordination of final drawings
Write specifications, test plans, test reports, and compliance documents
Support hardware development, qualification and production hardware build and test support
Subcontractor oversite including travel to subcontractor manufacturing and test facilities
Design change and nonconformance review of subcontractor and internal documentation
Support the engineering and manufacturing product cost and schedule constraints
Support program IPTs, internal and external design reviews
Support technical and schedule inputs for proposals
Experience Requirements:
Candidate must have 2-5 years of chemical, mechanical, or electro-mechanical engineering experience
Candidate must have a minimum of 2 years working with suppliers and contractors
Experience Preferred :
Candidate with 2-5 years of experience in the ordnance field and be familiar with requirements from customers and Range Safety
Experience working to conclusion design drawings, interface control drawings and specifications
Experience/knowledge working design requirements definition, verification and verification reporting
Experience working with customers and subcontractors
Experience in development, qualification and lot acceptance testing efforts pertaining to ordnance devices
Abilities to present and articulate complex designs to both internal and external customers (NASA and military)
Skills & Qualifications:
Strong knowledge/skills in mechanical engineering; chemical and/or electro-mechanical a plus
Experience with aerospace components, systems, and integration design, analysis, environment & functional test, requirements definition and verification
3-D modeling a plus
Demonstrated ability to get work done in an environment of established systems and procedures
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent time management and organizational skills
BS degree in engineering discipline is required
MS degree in engineering discipline is a plus
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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Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 3-5 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Flight

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