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Inspector - Precision Assembly (2nd Shift)

Inspector - Precision Assembly (2nd Shift)

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US-CA-Canoga Park
Inspection - Inspector

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Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We provide a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion. These include the RS-25 (SLS), THAAD, EKV, CCtCAP, Delta launch vehicles, and the RS-68 engines.


We are seeking an Inspector to join our team in Canoga Park, California (Los Angeles area). 2nd Shift. Union.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

100% - Perform inspection activities:


Read and interpret information from planning documents, drawings, specifications, engineering orders, quality assurance procedures, schematics and diagrams to plan methods and procedures to inspect assemblies for dimensional accuracy and soundness along with performing pressure test set up and check out along with leak test inspection.


20% - Inspect stack up and final Assemblies.


20% - Apply a broad knowledge of assembly inspection methods and workmanship standards and perform visual and dimensional inspection of assemblies for dimensional accuracy.


20% - Visually and physically check precision measuring instruments, sine and surface plates, height and radius gauges, comparators, check fixtures.


20% - Perform pressure test and leak tests.


10% - Record and maintain or verify test data and records manually or with the aid of a computer or computer-based system.


10% - Stamp off or otherwise accept or reject assembly and test data.


High school diploma or equivalent preferred.


1+ years of experience performing precision assembly inspection along with pressure test inspection with aerospace hardware experience.


US 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/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.  Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, crane, hoist, man lift, etc.) in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat and hearing protection. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or auto. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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