Job ID: CRB20160###-####5With 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.Sr. Mechanical EngineerATK??s Rocket Center location has an immediate need for an experienced Product Engineer. As a Product Engineer, the incumbent will generate conceptual rocket motor designs to meet performance specifications and support a product development team to transition a motor design concept into a proven and flight ready system. This is an exciting and visible position which requires strong interpersonal skills and technical background.Responsibilities? Perform preliminary and detailed design of propulsion systems, subsystems, and components, including propellant grain sizing, pressure vessel mechanical design, insulator sizing using thermal analysis, as well as nozzle and igniter design.? Interface with structural analysis, internal rocket motor ballistic analysis, quality, tooling and drafting departments in support of project design and development activities? Serve as liaison between Program Office and Operations for assigned programs? Select materials and processes for fabrication of product? Prepare procedures and work instructions for product fabrication? Oversee all aspects of testing efforts on assigned project, including planning, component fabrication, test execution, data reduction, and final reporting? Troubleshoot technical and production issues while meeting cost & schedule goals? Participate in Independent Research and Development (IRAD) activities? Interface with customer regarding product technical status and potential product improvements? Participate in business development activities including cost estimating, preliminary design concepts, proposal writing, etc.Requirements? BS in Aerospace, Mechanical, or equivalent engineering? 5 or more years directly related experience.? Working knowledge of solid and fluid mechanics, aerodynamics, thermodynamics and mechanical design? Ability to function as part of an interdisciplinary team? Good oral and written communication skills? Solid interpersonal skills? Must possess design skills and logical problem solving ability? Hands-on experience in an industrial setting desired? Ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance which requires US Citizenship as a pre-requisite? Proficiency in Microsoft Office SuiteStrongly Desired? Working knowledge of rocket propulsion systems? Mechanical design experience? Demonstrated CAD skills? Knowledge of Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, SPC? Experience with 3-D modeling and computational fluid dynamics toolsIf 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.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/DAre you a Veteran? Visit our Jobs for Veterans page to find jobs that match your military background.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.
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