Senior Engineer, Manufacturing
Aerojet Rocketdyne
Camden, AR

About $61,000 - $78,000 a year

Under general direction, the Senior Manufacturing Engineer performs manufacturing and quality engineering assignments requiring a wide application of advanced principles, theories and concepts in the field plus a working knowledge of other related disciplines. This position will be located at our Camden, Arkansas facility.

This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)
30% - Perform technical supervision of complex operations involved in the manufacturing of solid rocket motors, such as propellant and explosive mixing, casting, and assembly operations.

30% - Originate, prepare and maintain detailed planning (standard operating procedures) for the manufacture of insulation and components, propellant/explosive and/or assembly of solid rocket motors/warheads.

20% - Troubleshoot mechanical and chemical processes.

10% - Accurately report problems, solutions, and results in written and oral communications.

5% - Prepare and/or maintain Bill of Materials for end items.

5% - Perform mathematical calculations and checks for measurements and chemical mixtures.

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate science and at least 5 years of related technical experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. May also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.