Orbital ATK Careers

Chief Manufacturing Engineer (Engines)

Clearfield, UT
Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

Job ID: DBK20180204-44820

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. 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 currently looking for a Chief Manufacturing Engineer to work in our Clearfield, UT location

Job description

The Chief Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for the commercial aerospace engine structure programs in our state of the art Commercial Aircraft Center of Excellence, where we build carbon composite aerospace structures using high rate, patented forming technologies. Program responsibilities of the Chief Engineer include Rolls-Royce Fan Case and Bypass Duct programs. Working closely with manufacturing personnel, Process Engineers, Quality Engineers, Program Management and the external customer the Chief Engineer acts as the technical authority on the program, including the implementation of new products, processes and incorporation of design changes.  Chief Engineer responsibilities include ensuring that quality and manufacturing engineering best practices and systems are defined and followed in manufacturing start-up and rate production.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

Demonstrated experience and knowledge of primary aircraft structures.

Experience with advanced composite structure manufacturing and assembly methods, systems, materials, and processes, including hand layup, automated fiber placement, secondary bonding, autoclave cure, machining, NDI, hardware assembly, dimensional GD&T.

CAD and configuration management experience, including model based definition.

Knowledgeable and experienced with SPC, PFMEA, RCCA, KT, 8D tools and methods to control and improve process capability and quality.

Experience leading and supporting engineering change and new business proposals.

High rate production experience

Attributes for Success:

Excellent skills in interpersonal communication, writing, and presentations to Orbital ATK and customer project management

Good organizational skills and ability to work with minimal direction in a changing environment.

Strong problem solving skills

Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with an organization at all levels

Able to communicate complex problems to a wide audience.

Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications.

Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment, able to multitask and prioritize.

Strong attention to detail, with high motivation for excellence.

 Requirements & Qualifications:

BS degree in applicable engineering and 10 years’ experience, or applicable Masters degree in Engineering and 7 years’ experience

10+ years of applicable aerospace engineering experience in manufacturing of aerospace and carbon composite structures, including knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing. (GD&T), composite mechanical and physical test methods, composite structure manufacturing processes

Experienced working with aerospace specifications, requirements and writing technical reports.

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: +10 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Flight