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Operations Team Supervisor

Promontory, UT

Job Description

Job ID: MA20181105-45637

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.

Orbital ATK has an Operations Team Supervisor position at our Promontory, UT plant to manage a team of touch labor operators in the large motor casting, propellant mixing, bomb dissection and flare/decoy production operations.  

As an Operations Team Supervisor (OTS) you will be responsible for direct supervision of various manufacturing activities.  The OTS is accountable for safety, quality, on the job training, productivity, and hardware delivery schedules within areas of responsibility.  The preferred candidate communicates expectations clearly and initiates necessary actions to ensure that organizational goals and business objectives are accomplished and ensures company policy directives and operating procedures are being followed.  An OTS maintains a presence at the point of most criticality or difficulty to favorably influence the operations of a high performance manufacturing team and exemplifies adherence to all safety rules, regulations, and standards.


  • High School diploma or GED with 10 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Two years of successful team leadership
  • Skill in interpreting engineering drawings, specifications and operating procedures
  • Knowledge of Safety and Quality policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to work flexible and changing shift schedules; day or night shifts, including weekends if necessary

Preferred Skills:

  • Startup of operations that process energetic materials
  • Knowledge of most aspects of energetic production operations including mixing, casting ingredient preparation and Flare/Decoy processes.

 Selection Criteria:

  • Demonstrated experience leading a work team to achieve organizational goals.
  • Basic computer skills to include Word, Access, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrates skill and initiative in resolving functional or process related problems or issues.
  • Skill in interpreting engineering drawings, specifications and operating procedures
  • Familiarity of energetic production operations including casting, ingredient prep, mixing and propellant cutback operations.  
  • Manufacturing experience including knowledge of supporting systems including ESI, ePIC, and Maximo.
  • Engaged in continuous improvement initiatives. Utilizes employee cooperation and involvement to achieve area objectives.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills. Makes sound business decisions.

Preference will be given to Propulsion System Employees

Orbital ATK has the people, strategy, agility, and products to thrive in a highly dynamic national security and space environment. 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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to a diverse workforce.

Equal Opportunity Employer


Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: +10 Years
Education: High School/GED
Expertise: Operations
Group: Flight