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Sr. Packaging Engineer

Plymouth, MN
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: JAB20180702-43737

Orbital ATK is currently seeking an experienced Sr. Packaging Engineer for our Defense team in our Plymouth, MN offices.

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.

Headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota, ATK Armament Systems is a leading innovator and producer of advanced weapons that provide the warfighter superior battlefield capabilities. The division specializes in creating low-cost, highly reliable and precise munitions for artillery and mortar systems and is a world leader in developing and producing tactical and training ammunition for medium and large caliber weapon platforms.

Job Description

The purpose of the role is to work with our internal and external production teams to ensure the packaging requirements of our Armament Systems products is meeting our needs.  You will interface with Program Managers, Design, Quality and Operation Engineers providing packaging designs and packaging support to these teams to accomplish the programs goals, being accountable for delivering quality packaging on schedule per the program plan.  Must be capable of frequently interfacing with the Government customer and all levels of ATK leadership.

Experience and Skills - Required

  • BS degree in Engineering discipline and minimum of 4 years or MS in Engineering discipline and 2 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.  (Packaging, Mechanical, or Manufacturing)
  • Packaging engineering experience including:
    • Prior experience defining packaging materials that will survive specified testing
    • Prior experience designing internal packaging to protect components as well as external unit load packaging design
    • Prior experience with international packaging and marking requirements
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time domestically.
  • Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Experience and Skills - Preferred

  • Prior experience working on defense projects.
  • Prior experience with performance oriented packaging testing
  • Prior experience with packaging of energetics and competent authority testing
  • Prior experience with ESD packaging
  • Experience and proficiency in working with multiple projects.
  • Self-motivated to start and complete quality work and ability to work as a team member
  • Strong communication skills
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Suite, including MS Project.

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: 3-5 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Defense