Manufacturing Engineer

Orbital ATK West Virginia 2017-02-17
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.

Orbital ATK is currently seeking an experienced Manufacturing Engineer to provide leadership to our team in our Rocket Center, WV offices .

  • Develop Manufacturing Process and Documentation that insures production hardware and test articles meet engineering and configuration requirements
  • Provide analysis and data to support review boards and investigations
  • Instruct machine operators on technique and operation of manufacturing equipment
  • Perform observations of manufacturing process to establish reasonable expectation of daily throughput
  • Interface with all levels and departments of plant
  • Prepare tooling sheets, create CNC code and assist operations in machine setup and debug
  • Prepare process drawings
  • Participate in tooling design, fact finding, and failure investigations
  • Monitor manufacturing process through review of SPC data
  • Technical Degree and minimum of 5 years related experience in machine shop environment, will consider recent graduate with demonstrated strong mechanical aptitude
  • Capable of writing and editing CNC programs for both turning and machining centers
  • Capable of CNC machine setup and optimization of process
  • Computer skills must include Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Experience using CAD/CAM software, ACAD,MASTERCAM, Solid Works or Pro-E
  • Experience with cutting tool selection, fixture design and metal and/ or composite material processing
  • Knowledge and experience with SPC techniques
  • Experience with operation and programming of robotic part loaders
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with external customers and all plant personnel
  • Comfortable making presentations in front of peers and senior leadership
  • Working knowledge of GD&T as defined by ANSI/ASME Y14.5M-1994
  • Have an understanding and working knowledge of Lean manufacturing
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with GTAW, Electron Beam Welding and Laser Welding
  • Experience with Flow Forming and Spin Forming equipment
Orbital ATK Defense Systems Group is an industry leader in ammunition, precision and strike weapons, missile-warning solutions, and tactical rocket motors across air, sea and land-based systems. We are the largest U.S. producer of small-caliber ammunition, as well as a leading producer of medium- and large-caliber ammunition and medium-caliber gun systems. Orbital ATK Defense Systems also develops advanced capabilities for missile-defense interceptors, fuzing and warheads, weaponized special-mission aircraft, and propulsion/controls.

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