Orbital ATK Careers

Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Dulles, VA
Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

Job ID: JJM20182504-45297

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.

Job Summary

Perform various analysis, design, and/or assembly related manufacturing or industrial engineering projects. Design and/or assemble mechanical or electrical-mechanical units. Perform operational or methods analyses related to labor standards and review product/project flow data, equipment, and labor requirements for use in conducting manufacturing operations. Assist in the evaluation of engineering changes and/or other specifications requirements and perform as technical liaison with other engineering personnel in Design for Manufacturability. Develop and monitor work standards and audit work measurement programs. Lean/Six Sigma background preferred.

Key Responsibilities:

Evaluates, creates and improves manufacturing processes by applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.

Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors.

Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.

Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.

Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.

  • Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Keeps equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services; following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures; requesting special service.
  • Completes design and development projects by training and guiding technicians.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Qualifications

    Bachelor Degree (BA/BS) in Engineering or equivalent and four years experience required.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands on floor support for circuit card, complex harness and/or thermal blanket fabrication lines with applied Lean/Six Sigma methods. Proficient in MS Word, Pro-cable, Blue print or CAD. Experience with Deltek Costpoint, TipQA, Microsoft Office suite including Microsoft Access, LabView experiences a plus.

  • Able to develop Manufacturing Plans and justify production approaches

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: Space