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Quality Assurance Associate

Promontory, UT

Job Description

Job ID: SM20183003-44785

With annual revenues in of nearly $4.5 billion, over 12,000 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.

Propulsion Systems is recruiting for a Quality Assurance Associate to join our Promontory S&MA (Safety and Missions Assurance) team.

Job functions:

Successful candidate will work independently to perform a wide range of quality inspection tasks. Routinely coordinates and interfaces with a technical team, customers and/or Government Representatives Perform visual, in-process and final dimensional inspections using  standard measurement instruments on tight tolerance materials, components, subassemblies and final assemblies in the production and testing areas

  • Performs required inspections in accordance with blueprints, specifications, standard work and planning requirements
  • Documentation of non-conformances on materials, components or processes.
  • Shift work will be required as needed to support processing.

Skills and Experience

  • 4 years related industry experience
  • Technical strengths in manufacturing and inspection processes;
  • Knowledge and use of inspection and testing instruments
  • Verbal and written communication skills with both technical and non-technical personnel
  • Computer knowledge of Microsoft office and comfort navigating other applications critical to the position
  • Demonstrated ability to read and understand standard work, blueprints, specifications and planning
  • Demonstrated hands on experience working in a highly technical aerospace/manufacturing environment, including work with mechanical, chemical and electrical components.
  • Demonstrated experience with common aerospace quality systems such as non-conformances, cause/corrective actions, configuration management, etc.


Requires High School Diploma or GED; higher level education preferred, i.e. Associates Degree / Bachelor’s Degree in related field. 

Position may be filled at one level lower with 2 years related experience.

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.

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.

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