Orbital ATK Careers

Supervisor Factory Ops

Independence, MO

Job Description

Job ID: MKR20181405-45662

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 is seeking a Factory Operations Supervisor to provide leadership to our Small Caliber Systems Team in our Lake City, MO facility.

Job Description:

  • Manages area with multiple work units, across multiple shifts within a manufacturing plant
  • Manages subordinate employees, including area quality and engineering support teams
  • Develops tactical plans and ensures their execution
  • Supports Orbital ATK policies and business ethics and conduct standards
  • Administer employee recognition and corrective actions
  • Ensures compliance to policies and procedures related to all job descriptions in a high explosive environment
  • Responsible to communicate, resolve, and escalate      operation issues and employee issues to the AMG Manager and or building      manager
  • Responsible for accurate and timely timecard entries      for payroll

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors' degree in Business or Engineering- Preferred
  • Demonstrated success implementing and sustaining Toyota Production System concepts in a factory environment.
  • Prefer a minimum of five years’ work experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Exceptional leadership skills and ability to lead a large team of employees to achieve continual process improvements while satisfying business objectives.
  • Must have demonstrated consistent use of the following competencies: composure, delegating, interpersonal savvy, planning, time management, timely decision making, presentation skills, business acumen and managing through systems.
  • Must have demonstrated through practice the commitment to assuring a safe workplace. Must have experience working in a successful team atmosphere.
  • Prefer experience in an explosive or safety sensitive environment.
  • Hands on attitude is necessary
  • Ability to onboard and train new hire employees to satisfy training standards

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.

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D


Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 3-5 Years
Education: High School/GED
Expertise: Management
Group: Defense