BAE Systems Nitrocellulose Production Operator in Radford, Virginia

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking a detail oriented and highly motivated individual to fill the role of Nitration Production Operator with our NC Team at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Operating large scale manufacturing equipment within the Nitration facility

  • Working with strong acids

  • Operating valves and pumps to process material

  • Reading/complying with work instructions

  • Weighing and sampling material

  • Transporting energetic material

  • Working on shifts and during seasonal environmental conditions

  • Working effectively and willingly within a team environment-?XML:NAMESPACE PREFIX = "O" /->

Required Skills and Education

High School/GED

Minimum 2 years Manufacturing, Industrial, or Chemical experience


Military background


Bachelor's degree

Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

Good written and oral communication skills.

Good understanding of basic arithmetic.

Valid drivers license required.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Platform and Services Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Platform and Services is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions. People are the greatest asset in any Company. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Nitrocellulose Production Operator


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