Sr Manufacturing Engineer Job

Job ID: DBK20163011-37479

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.

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.

Orbital ATK is currently looking for a Senior Manufacturing Engineer to work in our Iuka, MS location.

Job description:

Support manufacturing of large composite structures for aircraft and launch vehicles. Work closely with manufacturing personnel to solve production issues in hand layup, automated fiber placement, secondary bonding, autoclave cure, NDI, machining, and assembly 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:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering or related and 5 years of process/manufacturing engineering experience or equivalent experience
• Experience in working with aerospace specifications and requirements
• Excellent computer skills. Skilled in working with Microsoft Office applications
• Working knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)
• Working knowledge of root cause / corrective action processes and techniques
• Functional knowledge of Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
• Strong problem solving skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Skills and Experience:

• Composites hand layup, fiber placement, bonding, and cure experience
• Functional knowledge of production control systems (SAP/Visual Mfg/etc.)
• Experience authoring, modifying and auditing procedures.
• Experience estimating, planning, and streamlining manufacturing processes
• Understanding of Catia V5 and/or NX
• Experience using SPC to monitor and improve processes
• Programming skills (control systems)

Competencies for Success:

• Good organizational skills and ability to work with minimal direction
• 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
Salary Range
$68,000.00 - 97,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Iuka, MS 38852, US