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Operations Team Supervisor

Promontory, UT

Job Description

Job ID: MA20183004-45393

Orbital ATK has an Operations Team Supervisor position at our Promontory, UT plant to manage a team of touch labor operators in the Ammonium Perchlorate (AP) production areas.  

As an Operations Team Supervisor (OTS) you will be responsible for direct supervision of AP 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 4 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 and ingredient preparation.

 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 AP production operations including crystalizing, drying, blending and packaging of AP
  • 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 Employe


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