Orbital ATK Operations/Mfg. Eng. Support - Intern in Commerce, California

Operations/Mfg. Eng. Support - Intern

Locations:Commerce, CA

Categories: Engineering and Sciences


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Job ID:MVF20171509-41317

Orbital ATK employs students from a variety of disciplines, including technical and engineering fields. College students may receive hands-on projects involved with such areas as the design, build and support work on space systems that support scientific missions to study near-earth and other space environments, and to advance new technologies. During these internships, a major project will be assigned and/or many discrete opportunities will be available. In many cases, internships serve as a potential stepping stone to full time employment.

Orbital ATK is currently looking to fill an intern position to support our Production/Manufacturing team in the Commerce, California facility of our Space Components Division, which specializes in space deployables such as solar arrays and instrument booms. While working as a summer intern for Orbital ATK – Commerce you will be given the opportunity to learn/strengthen the following skills in a professional environment.

As anIntern in the Production/Manufacturinggroup you will support the following areas:

  • Requires “hands-on” involvement in a propulsion tank manufacturing environment

  • Varied organizational and documenting assignments

  • Projects/tasks as assigned/needed

Desired Experience/Skills:

College Students who are preparing to enter their junior or senior year pursuing a BS degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering. Strong candidates for this position will possess many of the following attributes:

  • Must have some experience in a manufacturing/assembly environment

  • Prior experience in an aerospace manufacturing environment a plus

  • Technical background through related coursework and work experience which would include an abillity to read engineering drawings and understand GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing)

  • Familiar with Kaizen and practicing continuous improvement

  • Basic knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles and practices a plus

  • Project management experience a plus

  • Experience and success in working within teams

  • Proven leadership ability from past experiences

  • Proven ability to multi-task and self-starter able to work independently

  • Strong interpersonal skills to drive actions necessary to accomplish assigned tasks

  • Customer focus

  • The successful candidate will be motivated, detail oriented and a team player

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools including Word, Excel and Visio

  • Technical attention to detail on past projects and assignments

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Own transportation, good attendance and ability to follow directions

In order to be considered, candidates must submit their resume online with the following education information: major, graduation date, and most current cumulative GPA (must be 3.0 or higher).

It is also helpful if you indicate if you are seeking full time or internship opportunities.

Most positions will be filled as a 12-week internship (from mid to late May until mid to late August 2016).

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.

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Job Type:Intern

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:0-1 Year

Education:High School/GED