Mechanical Technician

Employer
Orbital ATK
Location
Beltsville, MD
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Closes
Oct 16, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Orbital ATK Space Systems Group leads the industry in solid rocket propulsion systems, satellite components and subsystems, lightweight space deployables and solar arrays. We are constantly pushing the boundaries of our nation's capabilities in space.Orbital ATK is seeking candidates to fill a Mechanical Technician position for the Beltsville, MD facility. Candidates will provide support for production in a team-based manufacturing environment. The Mechanical Technician will perform processes in the Advanced Thermal Heat Pipe department. The Mechanical Technician will follow written work instructions to fabricate and test thermal heat pipes in accordance with established processes and procedures. Candidates will use a variety of hand tools and calibrated gauges to cut, flatten, bend, and abrade to engineering drawings.Minimum Qualifications - Mechanical Technician:* 1-3 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering, Assembly or related field* High school diploma or equivalent is required* Strong written and verbal communication skills* Ability to work under limited supervision* Operate equipment such as hand tools, tubing benders, and calibrated gauges* Ability to lift up to 50lbs* Ability to use step ladders regularly* Candidate must possess the aptitude to read and follow written manufacturing instructions and technical procedures as well as interpret blueprints/engineering drawings & sketches* Experience handling of hazardous materials in accordance with OSHA and industry standards* Demonstrates high level of concern for safety of self and others* Willing to work flexible schedules as needed to meet delivery dates* Computer skills; MS Word, MS Excel, and OutlookPreferred Skills:* Proven experience in identifying and applying continuous improvement* Experience in handling and bending of various types of extrusions or sheet metal* Experience in fast-paced work environment with time management* Detail oriented* Self-starter with organizational and prioritizing skills* Ability to work and communicate in a team environmentCompetencies for Success:* Ability to develop solutions to a variety of complex problems utilizing Lean Manufacturing concepts* Ability to plan, coordinate, and delegate tasks for product flow* Ability to utilize visual management to communicate task assignments, product status, and team performance* Must be team oriented and focused on meeting customer needs* Ability to speak and present data in front of small to medium sized group Position may be filled at one lower level with HS diploma and 0 to 2 years experience in Mechanical Engineering, Assembly or related field.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.Equal Opportunity EmployerM/F/V/DSee Description