Principal Tool Designer Job

Company Name: Alliant Techsystems

Location: Promontory, UT, US

Job Duration: 2021-11-09 to 2021-12-09


Job ID: GEM20162412-37742

With annual revenues 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 Propulsion Systems Division is currently recruiting for a Principal Tool Designer at the Promontory, Utah location.

Job Description:

As a Tooling Designer for Orbital ATK Propulsion Systems Division you will be responsible for developing design concepts and producing efficient designs that support ATK’s Aerospace requirements.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

• Develop tooling concepts and support Tool Engineers in developing drawings
• Have a working knowledge of material strengths and engineering applications to assure compliance to requirements
• Interface with design review teams to assure customer satisfaction with design
• Manage multiple projects at once and create efficient designs to meet the program cost and schedule requirements
• Have the ability and knowledge to check drawing against department standards
• Work alongside the Tool Engineer to ensure overall program quality, delivery, and cost objectives are achieved
• Work with internal Customers to concept needed support equipment for new and existing programs
• Developing tooling concepts, creating/reviewing and improving manufacturing processes to meet Customer requirements
• Work closely with Tool Engineers to create final drawings
• Understand design costs and schedules
• Review drawings and designs for manufacturability
• Support Continuous Improvement


• AAS degree plus minimum 5 years’ experience in Mechanical design
• Hands on or working knowledge of Machining and/or Fabrication practices
• Knowledge of ASME Y14.5M-2009, Dimensioning and Tolerance Standard
• Experience with NX CAD systems
• Lean Manufacturing principals
• Good problem-solving skills
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Good organization and multi-tasking skills
• Technical attention to detail on past projects and assignments

Note: This position may be filled at a lower level depending on qualifications

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.

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Orbital ATK Flight Systems Group provides products and services that span the launch, missile systems and aerospace markets. We are a premier producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and specialty energetic products; a leading provider of small and medium class space launch vehicles for Civil, DoD and Commercial missions; a major supplier of interceptor boosters and target vehicles for missile defense; and a world class manufacturer of composite primary and secondary structures for commercial and military aircraft and launch vehicles.