Orbital ATK Careers

Principal Mission Assurance Engineer

Promontory, UT
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: GEM20180901-43034

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 a Principal Mission Assurance Engineer to provide leadership to our Safety & Mission Assurance Teams working with the Motor Value Stream in our Promontory, Utah offices.

Role description & Responsibilities:

The Mission Assurance Engineer is responsible to focus on developing, establishing and maintaining Mission Assurance policies and procedures, processes and controls thereby ensuring both performance and quality of manufactured products conform to established company, international (AS9100), and governmental requirements, as well as lasting customer satisfaction.

They are expected to understand the design intent, failure modes, requirements and specifications of the product as well as the manufacturing processes, process controls, statistics, SPC, and quality inspections.

Provide expertise and guidance in interpreting governmental regulations, agency guidelines and internal policies/procedures to assure compliance and will serve as liaison between Promontory S&MA and various other organizations including some government agencies.  Work directly with operating entities to ensure that inspections, statistical process control analyses, and audits are conducted on a continuing basis as specified to enforce requirements, meet specifications, and improve processing.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in team environments
  • Proven technical aptitude and ability to problem solve complex technical issues
  • Proven ability to multi-task (i.e. manage several projects at one time)
  • Excellent Communication Skills (both written and verbal)


  • BS degree - Classical Engineering Degree (Chemical, Mechanical or Aerospace preferred)
  • 7 years experience

This position maybe filled at a lower level which requires

  • BS degree - Classical Engineering Degree (Chemical, Mechanical or Aerospace preferred)
  • 4 years experience

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: 5-8 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Flight