Employment Duration - 7 yrs
Location - Huntsville, Alabama Area
ATK (formerly Thiokol Tactical Division) is one of the world's top producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and explosives, flares, decoys; and energetic materials and related technologies. Performed complex process safety and/or hazards analysis chemical and engineering assignments in support of the development, testing and production of highly hazardous materials for solid rocket propellants and military explosives. Responsible for scale up and process engineering of highly dangerous chemical formulations(explosives and rocket propellants). Often functioned in a consulting role or project leadership role in important design, development and manufacturing projects. Primary role was to apply a chemical based approach to risk identification and mitigation requiring considerable technical experience and ability. Prepared/supported Q/D analyses, concept, design and process hazards analyses, technical analyses in response to contract data item requirements, end item safety analyses, ground operations and support hazards analyses and engineering change proposals. Provided technical basis for safety waivers and regulatory interpretations, deviations and explosives hazard classifications. Supported and defended the critical review of the analysis effort in all review forums up to and including executive leadership. Led Insensitive Munitions IR&D Project scoring highest in the corporation for 3 years in a row.