Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Assembler 2

    Location US-AR-Camden
    Job ID
    Manufacturing and Production - Assembly
  • Overview

    The Assembler 2 performs tasks required to produce solid propellant under supervision. Follows formal written procedures and detailed verbal instructions. This position will be located at our facility in Camden, Arkansas.


    Candidates must be willing and available to work other shifts or overtime as needed to meet production schedules.


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

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    50% - Administrative, Maestro operations


    25% - Weighs ingredients to manufacture propellant. Maintains records of rocket manufacture. Operates machinery to manufacture propellant.


    25% - Cleans and assembles equipment. Cleans tools, parts, and work area. Handles environmental duties as listed below.



    1. Collect, containerize, and label waste chemicals generated as part of production operations.

    2. Maintain satellite accumulation areas in a safe and orderly manner and in compliance with environmental regulations.

    3. Ensure that Hazardous Waste Control Technician is contacted to have non-energetic chemical wastes moved to the chemical waste handling area (CWHA), and energetic wastes (waste explosives) moved to the energetic waste accumulation areas or the thermal treatment units.

    4. Immediately report spills of chemicals and/or process waters to the Environmental department.

    5. In the event of an emergency incident, implement the facility Emergency Procedures/Contingency Plan.


    Secondary Functions: Duties as assigned to assist production demands.


    High school graduate or equivalent required plus at least 1 year of experience as an Assembler. Arkansas Career Readiness Certificate-Silver Level required for this position. Propellant Manufacturing experience desired. This position may require the willingness and ability to work other shifts and overtime as needed with appropriate notice. Regular and predictable attendance is expected. 


    Candidates must be willing and available to work other shifts or overtime as needed to meet production schedules.


    Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. Citizenship required). 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.



    Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

    Will be exposed to chemicals/propellant. Workplace may involve a variety of conditions including but not limited to: outdoor environments, elevated structures and excavations, areas where chemical materials may be encountered, shop environments and construction sites. Must customarily have a high consciousness for personnel and equipment safety. May be required to utilize a variety of personal protective equipment.


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