Sr. Mission Assurance/Quality Engineer Job

Job ID: JCM20160112-37515

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 Sr. Mission Assurance/Quality Engineer to provide leadership to our Armament Systems Division team in our Plymouth, MN offices.

Job Responsibilities: This position will provide Quality Engineering and Mission Assurance support to Medium Caliber Ammunition Production programs. This includes production line support at multiple locations, supplier inspection and monitoring, identifying contractual Quality requirements, preparing quality program plans, inspection procedures and quality requirements flow-down, supplier process monitoring, application of lean/six-sigma tools, drawing reviews, customer interface/reports/submittals, and reviewing product acceptance data.

Position may require travel up to 50% time domestically and internationally.

Job Duties

• Ensure compliance to contract quality requirements and AS9100/ISO 9001 Quality System processes on development and production programs. Provide expertise and guidance to the program teams and suppliers on quality assurance, quality system, tools, training, problem solving, statistical analysis and continuous improvement. Apply Lean and Six Sigma tools.
• Plan and implement Quality activities including writing product inspection plans, initiating material review board actions, resolving nonconforming material issues, and facilitating corrective actions.
• Perform on-site monitoring of manufacturing lines and supplier production processes.
• Review drawings for inspectability using Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
• Prepare documentation including code requisitions for procuring material and write incoming inspection procedures.
• Evaluate manufacturing methods and inspection capabilities. Provide quality input to manufacturing processes including inspectability and determining key characteristics.
• Perform statistical analysis on product yield/SPC/key characteristics data.
• Report status on tasks to program management, quality management and customers.
• Review inspection and acceptance data to assess process capability and product compliance.

Requirements

- Must be a US Citizen

- Ten plus years of Quality Engineering and production line experience (metals’ manufacturing desirable)

- Strong background in inspection equipment, techniques and general knowledge of Metrology and Calibration

- Solid understanding of Drawings and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

- Solid Quality Tools skills (Statistics, DOE, FMEA, MSA)

- Experience in a highly-regulated environment is desirable

- Bachelor degree in engineering, science, math or technical field

- Ability to travel 50% both domestically and internationally

Technical Skills

- Excellent verbal and written communications skills

- Efficient in computer skills

- Strong technical knowledge (mechanical manufacturing, tools, gages, calibration)

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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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.

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Company
Alliant Techsystems
Posted
04/07/2018
Type
Full time