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Manager Engineering Job

Job ID: HLW20171801-37988

With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, approximately 12,500 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.

United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential.

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.

Engineering Manager

Will be responsible for leading a Market Segment Engineering Team. Each market segment is supported by a team of Engineering and Mission Assurance professionals who sustain and improve processes and products as measured by customer satisfaction, safe execution, process improvements, quality consistency, design compliance, and product performance.

While reporting directly to the Small Caliber Systems Director of Engineering, the engineering team manager will support one of the primary Market Segments under the Small Caliber Systems Division. This will include a matrix reporting line to the Market Segment Director. Subcomponents (pyro mix, explosive synthesis, primers, links, forged parts) and 5.56mm Ammunition are the primary focus of one Market Segment. 7.62mm & .50caliber Ammunition are the primary focus of the other Market Segment at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, Missouri..

Engineering functional ownership within the Market Segment includes Process Engineering, Quality Engineering, Automation & Controls Engineering, Customer and Technical Interfaces. This position will directly supervise subordinate department managers as well as one or more senior level technical contributors.

Minimum Requirements:

• BS, 4-year technical degree
• 5 years work experience in a manufacturing environment
• Prior experience leading technical or operations teams

Job duties will include:

• Advocate a safe and professional work environment
• Partner with customers to achieve goals and deliver to technical requirements
• Participate in development of Market Segment strategies, objectives, and long-term goals
• Coaching and Development for technical resources. Includes planning and recruiting to maintain alignment of technical team with business objectives.
• Leading cross functional teams in resolving complex technical issues (product and processes)
• Participate in capital management, make/buy decision processes
• Lead improvement to process control and lead variation reduction initiatives
• Partner with Operations and Program Mgmt counterparts to execute program requirements to performance, cost and schedule objective

Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products – and your ideas – into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you’ll be amazed at what you can do!

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
Company
Alliant Techsystems
Posted
09/17/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Independence, MO 64050, US