Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Princ Machinist in Goleta, California
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Orbital ATK is an aerospace, defense, and commercial products company with operations in 21 states, Puerto Rico, and internationally. Orbital ATK delivers affordable innovation in developing and manufacturing highly engineered products and solutions to our customers around the world.
Orbital ATK is the world’s top producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and a leading supplier of military and commercial aircraft structures. It also specializes in small and micro-satellites, satellite components and subsystems, and lightweight space deployables and solar arrays.
OurGoleta, CAlocation is seeking a Principal Machinist. The hours for this position are 1pm-10pm and includes shift differential pay. The ideal candidate has 7-10 years of experience composite machining in an aerospace manufacturing environment.
Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, shapers, planers, and precision grinders to make metal / composite parts, mechanisms, tools, or machines to exacting tolerances and dimensions.
Interprets blueprints, sketches/shop drawings, and engineering specifications; determines sequence of operations, number of cuts required, and method of setup.
Uses a variety of machinist’s hand tools and precision measuring instruments; makes standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work, tooling, feeds, and speeds; measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points to lay our stock for machining. Some machines may be numerically controlled (CNC).
Set up, program and operate small and large CNC lathes, mills and a variety of conventional machines
Knowledge of Fanuc, Haas, Fagor & Fadel CNC controls a plus
Operate overhead crane
Demonstrated ability to learn new skills and follow written procedures
Demonstrated high degree of self-discipline to follow policies and procedures
Ability to read, write and interpret written instructions, blueprints, shop drawings and engineering specifications in English
Proficient use of basic shop arithmetic
Ability to use machinist handbook to solve machining problems involving trigonometry and machine feeds and speeds depending on the material and tolerance specified
Ability to multitask, and prioritize work
Demonstrates strong attention to detail and is focused on accuracy
Demonstrates initiative, self-starter, adaptable, and highly motivated for excellence
Identifies opportunities for continuous improvement with a focus on customer service excellence.
Excels in a team environment; applies teamwork attitude and work ethics
Ability to work with minimal supervision including setting up and operating all machines commonly found in a machine shop, both conventional and CNC
Responsible for demonstrating a high degree of concern for safety of self and others
Good documentation and organization skills
Standard computer skills including MS Office
Excellent communication skills
Ability to lift a minimum of 25 lbs
Ability to work flexible hours, overtime, and weekends as needed based on demanding manufacturing schedules
Ability to be on feet for up to 9 hours each day
High school degree or equivalent. Preferred AA degree in related field.
Minimum 7-10 years diversified machining experience with large & small equipment in an aerospace manufacturing environment or related industry
Experience in composite machining a plus
NOTE: This position may be filled at one lower level to include candidates with at least 5 Years of applicable experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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.
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.
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Job Type:Full Time
Desired Travel:less than 25%
Years of Experience:8-10 Years