Orbital ATK Experienced Sr Mechanical Engineer - Manassas, Virginia in Manassas, Virginia

Experienced Sr Mechanical Engineer - Manassas, Virginia

Locations:Manassas, VA

Categories: Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

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Job ID:JJG20172508-40981

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.

Orbital ATK is currently looking for Experienced Mechanical Engineers to be located in the the Manassas, Virginia area.

Job Summary

Perform, design, preliminary analysis and/or testing of solid propellant rocket motor assemblies and components to support customer program requirements. Generally work from preliminary studies and Statements of Work developed by systems level prime contractors. Analyze requirements for materials, components, sub-assemblies and overall assemblies. Select applicable analytical data from previous products, determine the technical principles involved, mathematically define the problem and compute the engineering characteristics consistent with the specifications, design needs and requirements of the product. Develop original ideas and elaborate on preliminary design concepts. Evaluate completed design with engineering managementand other technical groups and make modification necessary to achieve the most ideal design. Release results as design data after successfully completing internal and external design reviews.Develop and coordinate the conduct of test programs required to evaluate and validate design work.

Level of position will be determined at time of offer.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Demonstrates and applies technical expertise in various engineering disciplines. Serves as a subject matter expert in one engineering discipline or specialty area, or acts as a program technical lead.

  2. Uses independent advanced knowledge and ideas to guide the development and implementation of technical solutions to highly complex problems. Participates in FMEA activities.

  3. Anticipates customer needs and finds innovative ways to provide for those needs.

  4. Provides viable, well-thought out suggestions that carry significant benefit to the department or the organization. Continuously finds new and better ways of performing job.

  5. Perform anomaly resolution and conduct special studies.

  6. Determine engineering tasks required for project planning and execution; Analyze project requirements and develop detailed planning, conceptual designs, and risk analysis.

  7. Assume leadership role as technical lead.

  8. Review analysis performed by team members.

  9. Interact with internal and external customers.

  10. Provide technical guidance and direction to engineering team in the design, test, production and maintenance phases of a project.

  11. Develop and present materials for project related briefings including design reviews to be given to internal and external customers.

  12. Support new business and prepare proposal material.

  13. Generate engineering schedules and cost estimates for proposals/projects.

Education and Experience

Requires BS in Engineering & 10 years or Masters in Engineering & 7 years or PhD in Engineering & 5 years.

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

Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:+10 Years