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Principle Manufacturing Engineer IV - Must Have Active Secret Clearance to be considered)

Clearfield, UT
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: TS20182802-44188

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.

Support manufacturing of composite aerospace components.  Work closely with operations personnel to develop manufacturing solutions and solve production 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.

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

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 10 years of applicable experience
  • Experience in working with aerospace specifications and drawings
  • Experience designing / supporting an aerospace manufacturing process with the necessary materials, tooling, and equipment
  • Knowledge of root cause / corrective action processes and techniques
  • Functional knowledge of Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
  • Functional knowledge of production control systems (SAP/Visual Mfg/etc)
  • Experience authoring, modifying and auditing procedures
  • Experience estimating, planning, and streamlining manufacturing processes
  • Experience using SPC to monitor and improve processes
  • Experience addressing manufacturing discrepancies through a formal MRB process
  • 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:

  • Composites hand layup, fiber placement, bonding, cure, assembly, and machining experience
  • Experience in the use of NX 10

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

Orbital ATK Flight Systems Group provides products and services that span the launch, missile systems and aerospace markets. We are a premier producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and specialty energetic products; a leading provider of small and medium class space launch vehicles for Civil, DoD and Commercial missions; a major supplier of interceptor boosters and target vehicles for missile defense; and a world class manufacturer of composite primary and secondary structures for commercial and military aircraft and launch vehicles.

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