LIFT your career past the boundaries of possibility at Aerojet Rocketdyne.
Legacy | Innovation | Fulfillment | Teamwork
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 Senior Analyst to join our facility in Canoga Park, CA.
In this company-wide supporting role, you will to the development and implementation of all continuous improvement aspects of the company, leading to execution of financial, growth, and competitiveness objectives. Typical duties:
Provide coaching, training, guidance of Lean & Six Sigma principles and practices at site, COE, Program, and Enterprise level. Assist in the development of the Lean & Six Sigma Operating System and related plans to meet company’s financial, execution, and growth objectives.
Facilitate process improvement events at Site, COE, Program, and Enterprise levels including action follow-up such as Value Stream Mapping events, 3Ps, Cellular Design, and miscellaneous Kaizen events.
Leading and coaching various Root Cause Analysis, and extremely well versed in advanced problem solving skills; Passionate focus on implementing preventative actions including process variation management and all levels of Mistake Proofing.
Assess Affordability opportunities at all levels of the company, and partner with affected entities to create project plans that will drive efficiency and improved metrics at the program, site, and enterprise level. Support the company’s CIP (Competitive Improvement Program), facilitating the optimization/consolidation of site and product lines.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and 6 years of related experience that includes demonstrated practice in Lean & Six Sigma with specific experience in coaching, training, and facilitating (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).
Additional Requirements and Preferred Qualifications:
US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. Citizenship required). Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
This position requires business travel up to 50% of each month (2 weeks). The travel involves any of AR's sites, and possibly Suppliers, ranging from east to west coast, and many points in-between.
Must be certified to a recognized level of Lean & Six Sigma proficiency that includes advanced tool comprehension, practical facilitation of complex projects/events. Lean & Six Sigma Black Belt certification or equivalent is preferred.
Demonstrated experience in the successful facilitation of continuous process improvement events that have resulted in tangible cost savings and/or efficiency gains.
Experience in developing and deploying a continuous improvement-based business operating system is preferred.
Experience with rocket engine/jet engine/missile defense propulsion systems preferred.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 12800
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.