Assoc Manufacturing Engineer

Orbital ATK Minneapolis, MN
Job ID: DVE20181405-45699

Orbital ATK is seeking Associate Manufacturing Engineering for our Elk River, MN location.

Headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota, ATK Armament Systems is a leading innovator and producer of advanced weapons that provide the warfighter superior battlefield capabilities. The division specializes in creating low-cost, highly reliable and precise munitions for artillery and mortar systems and is a world leader in developing and producing tactical and training ammunition for medium and large caliber weapon platforms. Armament Systems also creates systems that protect soldiers on the battlefield and reduce collateral damage.

The division is a leading supplier of integrated medium-caliber weapon systems for land, air and sea platforms through its world renowned Bushmaster® line of automatic cannons produced at its Mesa, Arizona facility.

Through its management of America's largest, privately owned proving grounds, Armament Systems allows ATK and its customers the ability to rapidly test weapons and demilitarize them when necessary.

Position Description:

Provide overall technical support for our LAP organization. Act as a Liaison Engineer to coordinate between ATK internal functional disciplines including Program Personnel, Engineering, Supply Chain, Quality, LAP and Test. Create and publish all necessary documentation required to fulfill new program build requirements plus ensure all documentation is current and correct for all other builds.

Additional responsibilities include the support and completion of engineering projects within area of assigned responsibility. Ensures / reviews product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, and related specifications. Applies knowledge of engineering and scientific methods, theories and research techniques in the investigation and solution of technical problems.

Typical Duties:

Typical duties will include but not be limited to the following:

* Coordinate or provide Engineering interface to support Supply Chain, LAP operations, and provide technical disposition on non-conforming product from internal and external sources

* Provide Engineering disposition on tooling and gages specific to Orbital ATK product lines

* Coordinate with Design and Project Engineering on design and/or manufacturability issues

* Present Orbital ATK technical image and act as a technical point of contact

* Provide and publish proper build documentation to support assigned programs

Essential Functions:

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

* Technical understanding of mechanical mechanisms, manufacturing processes, metal coatings, heat treatments and processing technologies and standard assembly processes.

* Accountable for the successful completion of engineering projects.

* Requires extensive regular contact with assigned project customers, both internal and external.

* Assist in the preparation of engineering project proposals.

* Budget monitoring and trend tracking.

* Participating in customer meetings and resolving engineering and management project issues.

* Ensure effective engineering and customer communications.


* BS degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent, and 0 to 5 years of experience with manufacturing of mechanical devices and automated systems.

* Experience with robotics and PLC programming preferred

* Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED.

Required Skills:

* Demonstrated experience in manufacturing and production of mechanical components and/or systems.

* Demonstrated experience in fixture design.

* Demonstrated experience in product design verification, inspection and non-conformance handling protocols.

* Excellent written and verbal communications skills

* Experience and proficiency in working with multiple projects.

* Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Suite, including MS Project.

ATK has the people, strategy, agility, and products to thrive in a highly dynamic national security and space environment. If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, 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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to a diverse workforce.

Equal Opportunity Employer


Job Type: Full Time

Desired Travel: less than 25%

Years of Experience: 0-1 Year

Education: Bachelors

Expertise: Engineering

Group: Defense