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Inspector 1

Inspector 1

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Inspection - Other

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Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking an Inspector 1 to join our team in Camden, Arkansas.


This is an entry-level position that performs detailed inspections on rocket motor components and assemblies under close supervision. Responsible for strict adherence to safety and wearing of required PPE, possibly including respirator certification and good housekeeping standards. Receives on-the-job training in inspection techniques, safety and Quality System Requirements (AS9100). This position requires employees to enter the manufacturing areas. The hours of work will equate to those of the manufacturing areas, and overtime  and/or off-shift work will be required  when quality support is needed as directed by the Quality Lead/Supervisor. Good computer skills are necessary and required for data entry and constant use of the Maestro (Oracle) system. 


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

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

Under close supervision involving detailed instructions:


60% - Use calipers, micrometers and other measuring equipment performs inspections on rocket motor and rocket motor components under the supervision of higher level inspectors.


20% - Write Inspection Report (IR) cards, Discrepancy Reports (NC or ER's), etc. used for traceability.


20% - Enter shipping data, nonconformance reporting, and Oracle entries in the computer on all programs.


High School diploma or equivalent preferred, and less than 1 year of experience. Arkansas Career Readiness Certificate-Silver Level required for this position. Experience preferred to sufficiently perform the essential duties of this position.


Specialized equipment use is required to perform specified tasks. Regular and predictable attendance is expected. Ability to use basic communication and common courtesy with other team members is necessary. Good computer skills are necessary and required. Passing a visual certification is required by inspection personnel.


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/Physical Requirements:

Ability to climb ladder, stand and sit for periods of time, ability to manipulate gages, qualify for the respirator program, if needed, drive motorized vehicles, work overtime or off-shift and lift/carry a maximum of 35 pounds.


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