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Supervisor, Factory Operations Job
Orbital ATK | Center Point, West Virginia
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Job Description

Job ID: CRB20160712-37581

Factory Operations Supervisor

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 is currently seeking an experienced Supervisor of Factory Operations to provide leadership to our Missile Products team in our Rocket Center, WV offices.

Role description & Responsibilities:

• Provides direction and motivates employees on a project basis to employees in a single facility, guided by established practices and precedents.
• Ability to provide and interpret written and verbal instructions
• Interprets, executes, and recommends modifications to practices that affect his or her direct reports.
• Frequently performs ongoing tasks of the department.
• Provides technical support to engineering staff in the operation and maintenance (routine and non-routine) of automated assembly and metal parts manufacturing equipment.
• Works directly with engineering in running, maintaining, troubleshooting automated assembly and metal parts manufacturing equipment.
• Ensures a safe working environment is maintained at all times.
• Reviews results for timeliness, quality, and cost effectiveness to accomplish departmental goals.
• Executes manpower forecasts.
• Interacts frequently with direct reports and managers concerning operations or scheduling of specific phases of projects.
• Schedules work, leads and trains direct reports, and controls processes on a scheduled basis within cost parameters while maintaining positive working relationships.
• Administers and complies with the union contract, trains new employees and new processes obtained for the department.
• Provides sound judgment and ensures overall quality and efficiency of the department.

Experience Requirements:

• Associates Degree or Bachelors in technical field preferred
• Demonstrated hands-on mechanical aptitude
• Knowledge of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic equipment
• Experience preferred in PLC programming and interfaces,
• Experience with Lean manufacturing techniques
• Availability and willingness to work a variety of shifts, as needed, which may include 2nd or 3rd shift
• Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance which requires US Citizenship as a pre-requisite

Experience using Microsoft Word and MS Office

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.

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

About Orbital ATK

As a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, Orbital ATK designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world both as a prime contractor and as a merchant supplier. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; satellites and associated components and services; composite aerospace structures; tactical missiles, subsystems and defense electronics; and precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition.

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