Orbital ATK Careers

Manufacturing Engineer

Gilbert, AZ
Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

Job ID: RS20181304-45096

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

Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; conferring with equipment vendors. Develops and maintains detailed work instructions for assigned products/processes. Dispositions discrepant hardware. Provides suggestions to improve productivity. Provides day-to-day support to manufacturing personnel. Determines requirements for tools/fixtures.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Coordinates with Design Engineering on design and manufacturability issues.
  2. Coordinates with production on day-to-day activites. Resolves routine manufacturing process issues and assists in the resolution of complex manufacturing process issues.
  3. Evaluates discrepant hardware. Conducts root cause/corrective action investigations using multiple tools; 5 Whys, Fishbone Diagram, 5D, etc.
  4. Research and evaluate commercially available tools and equipment to support manufacturing activities.
  5. Troubleshoots existing processes to improve safety, quality, cost and efficiency.
  6. Educates/trains operators on new and existing processes.
  7. Incorporate engineering changes on work in process.

Education and Experience

Requires BS in Engineering & 2 years or Masters Degree in Engineering.

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, c

List of Skills for Manufacturing Position

  • Experience in production systems and analysis
  • Experience deploying continuous flow manufacturing, six-sigma lean manufacturing, and statistic control
  • Experience creating process documentation
  • Knowledgeable about Operations Research and Mathematical Programming techniques
  • Knowledgeable about Applied Statistics, Design of Experiments, and Regression Analysis
  • Knowledgeable about Simulation, Stochastic Modelling, and Queuing Theory
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills
  • Well organized with meticulous attention to detail
  • Mastery of Word, Excel (including VBA and Macros), PowerPoint, Visio

List of Miscellaneous Skills

Experience with Java

  • Knowledgeable about Data Science and Machine Learning techniques
  • Proficient in Python, R, and SAS as well as Jupyter Notebook
  • Proficient in MATLAB and AMPL

olor, 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: 1-3 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Space