LIFT your career past the boundaries of possibility at Aerojet Rocketdyne.
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At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. It doesn’t get much better than that. From the Apollo missions to exploring Pluto, we have a long history of accomplishments. We are seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join our Culpeper, VA facility.
In this role, you will be responsible for providing manufacturing engineering support for production solid rocket motor programs through the application of established manufacturing engineering procedures. Typical duties:
Assist in the preparation and maintenance of detailed manufacturing instructions by following established manufacturing and SH&E (Safety, Health and Environmental) procedures, including repair/rework instructions within a closed-loop nonconformance system.
Perform technical oversight and troubleshooting of complex operations involved in assembly of electrical and mechanical components.
Assist in analysis and development of practical solutions to specific manufacturing problems utilizing analytical skills and sound manufacturing engineering techniques. Accurately report problems, solutions, and results in concise written and oral communications.
Assist with the design of tooling for fabrication and assembly processes. Recommend changes in design to facilitate cost effective fabrication. Assist in the preparation of detailed processing plans and process flow diagrams.
Assist in preparing for and participate in process reviews. Participate in design reviews. Interface with internal/external customers.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering (prefer one of the following majors: Aerospace, Chemical, Manufacturing or Mechanical) with (2) two years of directly related experience (preferably as an associate quality or manufacturing engineer) or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience should include demonstrated ability in manufacturing, the ability to read and interpret technical drawings, and interpret and evaluate analytical and experimental data. Must be able to effectively communicate (verbal and written) with all levels of personnel both internal and external to the company. Ability to work in a team environment will be expected.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship). Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information. Having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
Experience with Statistical Process Control, Six Sigma Manufacturing Methodologies, and Digital Factory are preferred.
Experience with MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) is expected. Experience with Oracle is preferred.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 13970
About Aerojet Rocketdyne
At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. It doesn’t get much better than that. A world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, our projects present tangible opportunities for you to make a significant impact and be recognized for your outstanding work.Founded in 1942, we have a long history of accomplishments, but here are just a few:•Our monopropellant hydrazine thrusters helped guide NASA’s Mars Science Lab to a successful landing on August 5, 2012. The much anticipated landing delivered the rover Curiosity to the Martian surface.•Aerojet Rocketdyne provided solid rocket boosters and other propulsion for the Juno spacecraft. Juno will arrive at Jupiter in 2016.•Every Delta IV mission to date has used Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion to help launch a variety of satellites for military and commercial customers.In addition to medical/dental/vision insurance, our benefits include a 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, vacation, sick leave, year-end shut down and more. Aerojet Rocketdyne has openings ...in various locations throughout the US.Aerojet Rocketdyne is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Veterans & Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.