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Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Rocket Center, WV
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: ATP20182504-45305

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.

Orbital ATK is seeking an experienced Senior Manufacturing Engineer to provide leadership to our Missile Products Division at our Rocket Center, WV location.


  • Develop Manufacturing Process and Documentation that insures production hardware and test articles meet engineering and configuration requirements
  • Provide analysis and data to support review boards and investigations
  • Instruct machine operators on technique and operation of manufacturing equipment
  • Perform observations of manufacturing process to establish reasonable expectation of daily throughput
  • Interface with all levels and departments of plant
  • Prepare tooling sheets, create CNC code and assist operations in machine setup and debug
  • Prepare process drawings
  • Participate in tooling design, fact finding, and failure investigations
  • Monitor manufacturing process through review of SPC data
  • Willingness to work off shift when needed 


  • Bachelors of Science in Engineering and minimum of 5 years related experience in machine shop environment, will consider recent graduate with demonstrated strong mechanical aptitude
  • Capable of writing and editing CNC programs for both turning and machining centers
  • Capable of CNC machine setup and optimization of process
  • Computer skills must include Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Experience using CAD/CAM software, ACAD,MASTERCAM, Solid Works or NX
  • Experience with cutting tool selection, fixture design and metal and/ or composite material processing
  • Knowledge and experience with SPC techniques
  • Experience with operation and programming of robotic part loaders
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with external customers and all plant personnel
  • Comfortable making presentations in front of peers and senior leadership
  • Working knowledge of GD&T as defined by ANSI/ASME Y14.5M-1994
  • Have an understanding and working knowledge of Lean manufacturing 

Not required but desired 

  • Experience with GTAW, Electron Beam Welding and Laser Welding
  • Experience with Flow Forming and Spin Forming equipment

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. 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.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 5-8 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Defense