Orbital ATK Careers

Operator

Radford, VA
Hourly/Wage


Job Description

Job ID: RAP20182003-44565

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 Defense Systems Group is an industry leader in ammunition, precision and strike weapons, missile-warning solutions, and tactical rocket motors across air, sea and land-based systems. We are the largest U.S. producer of small-caliber ammunition, as well as a leading producer of medium- and large-caliber ammunition and medium-caliber gun systems. Orbital ATK Defense Systems also develops advanced capabilities for missile-defense interceptors, fuzing and warheads, weaponized special-mission aircraft, and propulsion/controls.

New River Energetics (NRE) at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant in Radford, Va., is a part of the Missile Products Division, and the Defense Systems Group.  NRE loads, assembles and packs 25 mm, 30 mm and LW30 mm ammunition for U.S. government and international customers. Our team conducts energetics research and development, and operates a gunpowder manufacturing facility, producing energetic materials for the commercial and sporting markets.

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, 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!

New River Energetics (NRE) has an excellent opportunity for several Production Operators in our manufacturing facility. These are hourly wage, union-represented positions.

Applicants must pass a drug screen and a background check and comply with provisions of the Safe Explosives Act (SEA) and the Gun Control Act (GCA) prior to being hired.

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

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Qualifications

1.            Valid Driver’s License.

2.            Knowledge of basic math and ability understand written procedures

3.            Must be physically able to lift up to 50 pounds repetitively.

4.            Must be physically able to push buggies weighing up to 1,000 pounds.

5.            Must be able to read and write clearly.

6.            Must be able to climb steps, bend and stoop repetitively.

7.            Must be able to work in all weather conditions.

8.            Must be able to work in a team environment.

9.            Must be willing and able to work a rotating swing-shift schedule.

10.          Must be willing and able to work overtime as needed.

 


Job Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 0-1 Year
Education: High School/GED
Expertise: Operations
Group: Defense