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Manager, Quality Assurance Engineering

Manager, Quality Assurance Engineering

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Quality & Mission Assurance - Quality Engineering

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Aerojet Rocketdyne is an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense markets. The company is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets. Additional information about Aerojet Rocketdyne can be obtained by visiting our websites at and


We are looking for a Quality Engineering Manager at our growing Camden, AR location. In this role, you will accomplish results through strategic planning and execution.


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

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

15% - Manages direct and overhead budgets within agreed goals or limits. Responsible for hiring employees, setting goals and objectives, providing performance feedback, coaching, evaluations, and taking appropriate action as necessary based on results.


10% - Provides daily job assignment and direction to direct reports.


15% - Provides assistance in creating, implementing, and attaining established site, program, and organizational goals, and provide the required resources in resolving complex technical or operational challenges.


15% - Develops, communicates and implements program quality plans that comply with contract requirements, quality management standards and command media.


15% - Trains and ensures full compliance with policies and procedures related to drawing requirements, controlling of nonconforming material, cause and corrective action, first article inspection, engineering milestone reviews, risk management, AS9100 requirements, as well as other responsibilities in quality engineering and inspection.


15% - Manages effectiveness along with participation and leadership in cause and corrective activities, failure investigations, metric creation & implementation and drives actions and accountability, and special projects to support program Corrective/Preventive Action Committees (CACs/PACs) and other management boards.


15% - Works with customers in coordinating hardware acceptance reviews, customer participation in CACs/PACs and in developing regular meetings to communicate and resolve quality issues and concerns.


Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in a directly related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Demonstrate managerial skills, including the ability to plan, organize, coordinate, direct and control the activities of the assigned organization.


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.


Desirable Qualifications:

  • Quality Manufacturing background.
  • Understanding and experience with AS9100 Standards.




Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.  May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varyi g shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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