Orbital ATK Careers

Sr. Principal Quality Engineer (Must have Active and Current Secret Clearance)

Clearfield, UT
Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

Job ID: TS20181904-45198

Orbital ATK is currently looking for a Sr. Principal Quality Engineer to work in our Clearfield, UT location.

Must have Active and Current Secret Clearance to be considered.

  • Job description:

    Support manufacturing and inspection of composite aerospace components. Review design models and develop inspection plans. Develop First Article Inspection plans and oversee their successful completion.  Work closely with operations personnel to develop manufacturing and inspections solutions and solve inspection issues in hand layup, secondary bonding, autoclave cure, machining, NDI, assembly, and final inspection processes.  Learn and understand requirements to determine product impacts and recommend disposition of the parts.  Work in a cross functional team to develop and implement process improvements.

    Requirements & Qualifications:

    • Active Secret DoD Clearance within 5 ½ years of last investigation
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, Manufacturing, Chemical  Engineering or related and 5 years of applicable experience
    • Experience in working with aerospace specifications and drawings
    • Experience supporting an aerospace manufacturing process with the necessary materials, tooling, and equipment
    • Knowledge of root cause / corrective action processes and techniques
    • Functional knowledge of production control systems (SAP/Visual Mfg/etc)
    • Experience in supporting MRB processing
    • Good organizational skills and ability to work with minimal direction
    • Excellent computer skills.  Skilled in working with Microsoft Office applications
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    Preferred Skills and Experience:

    • Composite processing  experience
    • Experience in Quality Assurance and processing MRB
    • Understanding of AS9100 requirements

    Competencies for Success:

    • Ability to multitask and prioritize
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Initiative, self-starter, adaptable, and high motivation for excellence
    • High energy, results oriented, self-motivated / self-reliant, team player
    • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with an organization at all levels
    • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment

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: 5-8 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Flight