Orbital ATK NGL Principal Manufacturing Engineer in Iuka, Mississippi

NGL Principal Manufacturing Engineer

Locations:Iuka, MS

Categories: Engineering and Sciences


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Job ID:DBK20181602-43934

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 aManufacturing Engineerto work in ourIuka, MSlocation.


  • Must have an active clearance with an investigation within the last 4.5 years (or 4 years 6 months)

Job description:

Support manufacturing of large composite aerospace components. Work closely with manufacturing personnel to develop solutions and solve production issues in hand layup, automated fiber placement, secondary bonding, autoclave cure, machining, NDI, assembly, and final inspection 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:

  • Active Secret DoD Clearance within 4 ½ years of last investigation is required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, Manufacturing, Chemical Engineering or related and 10 years of applicable experience

  • Experience in working with aerospace specifications and requirements

  • Knowledge of root cause / corrective action processes and techniques

  • Functional knowledge of Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)

  • Functional knowledge of production control systems (SAP/Visual Mfg/etc)

  • Experience authoring, modifying and auditing procedures

  • Experience estimating, planning, and streamlining manufacturing processes

  • Experience using SPC to monitor and improve processes

  • Good organizational skills and ability to work with minimal direction

  • Excellent computer skills. Skilled in working with Microsoft Office applications

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Composites hand layup, fiber placement, bonding, cure, and machining experience

  • Experience in the use of NT or Catia V5

Competencies for Success:

  • 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

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:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:+10 Years