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Production Operator - Temporary

Promontory, UT

Job Description

Job ID: SM20182901-43450

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.

Orbital ATK is currently seeking Temporary Production Operators to support to our Flares team at our Promontory facilities.

Role description & Responsibilities:

The Production Operator performs hands on activities/tasks associated with manufacturing solid fuel rocket motors.  Tasks may include but are not limited to Tooling/Assembly/Disassembly, Case Surface Preparation, Final Product Assembly, Chemical Mixing/Casting, and Propellant Ingredient Handling, Maintaining cleanliness of work area and facilities, and other duties as assigned by the supervisor.  Participates as a team member to positively influence and enhance the safety, quality, cost and scheduling of their team.

Experience Requirements:  

  • Candidate must have a minimum of 2 years of manufacturing (product assembly) experience
  • This position may be filled at an Associate Operator which requires no manufacturing experience

Experience Preferred

  • Safe handling of hazardous materials,
  • Operating industrial equipment such as cranes, forklifts, precision measuring instruments and hand tools
  • Job function may require handling of live propellant related materials

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Must be willing to perform shift work and work on weekends and holidays
  • Must be willing to work overtime as required
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license
  • Able to successfully pass the Safe Explosive Act (SEA) background check
  • Able to pass a respirator FIT test.
  • Able to work a physically demanding day (stand for long periods; work from your knees; ascend and descend ladders; lift, bend, twist push and pull up to 50 lbs.) while wearing protective equipment (respirator, coveralls, gloves, eye and ear protection, etc.).
  • Able to read, comprehend and follow established written instructions without deviation
  • Perform basic math and measurement functions


  • High School diploma or equivalent required

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: Temporary
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 0-1 Year
Education: High School/GED
Expertise: Production
Group: Flight