Orbital ATK Mechanical Technician in Independence, Missouri

Mechanical Technician

Locations:Independence, MO

Categories: Hourly/Wage


Job Description

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Job ID:HLW20172305-39722

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 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.

Orbital ATK Lake City Location in Independence, MO is currently hiring for mechanical positions that include:

Machine Adjuster

Machine Specialist

Technician: 556, 7.62, 50cal, and 20MM

These positions are in a 24/7 Manufacturing Environment

General Duties Include but not all inclusive:

  • Adjusting, operating and repairing machinery in the manufacture of ammunition

  • Frequent maintenance, repair and adjustment of machinery, set-ups, and changeover procedures

  • Frequent or continual walking or standing and bending required.

  • Obey safety rules and regulations and wear proper safety equipment.

  • Perform other associated and comparable duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Mechanical experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

  • Must be able to pass required mechanical aptitude written and hands-on testing


  • Be able to work in a noisy and fast pace environment.

  • Climbing stairs on a consistent basis.

  • Pushing 50 to 200 pounds.

  • Be able to estimate size, form, quality or quantity of objects.

  • Compute and calculate amounts of additives, results of tests, etc.

  • Use power and non-power tools.

  • Be able to work in constant cold and heat.

  • Stand for long periods of time.

Other duties and requisites as assigned.

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, 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:1-3 Years

Education:High School/GED