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Orbital ATK | San Diego, California
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Job Description

Job ID: BDH20172001-38023

Orbital ATK is currently hiring an Associate Manufacturing Technician, Project Employee working 2nd Shift (1:00pm - 10:30pm) in our San Diego, CA location.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

Primary Responsibilities:

• Handling and managing fragile composite materials.
• Bond, prep and bonding of composite structures.
• May report status/progress and interface with other employees and departments.
• Tooling preparation and release application.
• Utilize measurement tools such as calipers, rulers, and tape measures for fabricating hardware.
• Assist in maintaining overall shop appearance and cleanliness.
• Execute to written instructions.


• 0-2 Yrs. experience with close-tolerance assembly work (e.g. electronics assembly, mechanical assembly, modeling) or other equivalent experience.
• 0-2 Yrs. experience in a composites/manufacturing environment (space/satellite structures, aerospace manufacturing environment preferred) and/or specialized education included in or post HS such as an applicable certification or AA degree.
• Mechanical aptitude and strong attention to detail required.
• Initiative, self-starter, adaptable, and highly motivated for quality excellence.
• Able to read, write and follow written instructions in English.
• Proficient use of basic arithmetic.
• Ability to multitask.
• Must have Basic computer skills.
• Excels in a team environment.
• Ability to lift/push/pull up to 50 pounds.
• Ability to be standing upright for up to 8+ hours each day.
• Ability to work Overtime and Weekends as needed.
• US Citizen

• Active clearance or ability to obtain clearance, preferred.

Successful candidate will work 2nd Shift (1:00pm - 10:30pm) with potential to work alternate shifts.

Orbital 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, 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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to a diverse workforce.

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

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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