Orbital ATK Principal Machinist in Dulles, Virginia

Principal Machinist

Locations:Dulles, VA

Categories: Operations

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Job ID:WSS20173108-41060

With projected annual revenues in of nearly $4.5 billion, approximately 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 Space Systems Group designs, manufactures and operates small and medium-class spacecraft for communications, imaging, scientific, exploration and national security space applications. The Group is leading supplier of space components that power and enable satellites of all classes, provides technical engineering services to government agencies and laboratories, and is developing exciting new satellite servicing and advanced space flight technologies.

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.

JOB SUMMARY

Under general supervision, manufacture detailed parts and tools from blueprints, sketches, drawings, and

verbal instructions using a variety of machining tools and equipment. Determine how to set up machines

based on instructions received.

Senior Level Machinist with experience using MASTERCAM software to program CNC Mill and Lathe. Responsible for programming, fixturing , setup and operating CNC Mill/Lathe. Using CAD 3-D model (step file) to determine Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance High School graduate with Trade School certified Machinist Apprentice program. 15 years experience in a machine shop. Must be fluent in English with excellent verbal and written skills. The position requires occasional second shift and weekends.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Study blueprints, sketches, drawings, Technical Manuals, specifications, or sample part to

    determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations and setup requirements.
  2. Operate mills, lathes, drill presses, grinders, jig bores, and other machining equipment

    using mathematical and geometrical calculations.
  3. Select, align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and

    materials on machines.
  4. Set controls to regulate machining factors such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth

    and angle of cut, or enter commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.
  5. Start and observe machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining,

    and adjust machine controls.
  6. Verify conformance of finished workpiece to specifications.

  7. Perform routine maintenance per manufacture instructions.

  8. Perform related duties as assigned or required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

No Supervisory responsibilities.

WRITTEN AND VERBAL CONTACT

Limited contact with employees only on the same level.

EDUCATION

A High School Diploma or General Education Degree or equivalent experience is required.

EXPERIENCE

15 years of related experience is required.

No supervisory experience required.

COMPUTER EXPERIENCE

Knowledge of Word is required.

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

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Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:+10 Years

Education:High School/GED

Expertise:Operations

Group:Space