Orbital ATK Careers

Princ Designer

Beltsville, MD
Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

Job ID: JSD20181105-45643

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

With limited direction, gathers information, makes studies, develops and designs intermediate to complex mechanical and/or electro-mechanical components and/or assemblies. Coordinates design criteria with engineering, manufacturing, tooling, material/ planning groups considering ease of manufacturing, availability of materials, and contractual obligations. Contributes to completion of detailed technical tasks and to the overall product design. Trains others on design practices and methodologies. Develops layouts, performs tolerance stack-up analysis, and details drawings in accordance with engineering standards. Uses geometric tolerancing methods to check fit, form, and function. Drives designs based on understanding of internal ane external customer needs.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Creates and modifies complex CAD models and drawings. Deals with complex components and assemblies.
  2. Creates layouts and tolerance stacks at a level of difficult to complex.
  3. Evaluates fit, form, and function. Makes suggestions for tolerancing solutions and improvements.
  4. Provides creative solutions to a moderate range of problems. Works on Layout of subsystems and integration on large assemblies.
  5. Recognized expert in functionality of CAD and/or PLM toolsets. Provides cross divisional support and beta testing of version upgrades. Assists in development and implementation of CAD and/or PLM toolsets practices, procedures and standards.

Education and Experience

Generally requires BS & 9 years.

Other Requirements

Knowledge of geometric tolerancing methods to check fit, form, and function.

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: 8-10 Years
Education: High School/GED
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Space