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Senior Industrial Engineer

Senior Industrial Engineer

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US-CA-Canoga Park
Manufacturing and Production - Industrial Engineering

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Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Senior Industrial Engineer to join our Canoga Park, CA facility (Los Angeles area).


This position may be filled at this level posted or one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

Working under limited general direction:


60% - Evaluate manufacturing areas and implement continuous improvement methods to ensure proper tools are used and presented to production team members. Will evaluate proper storing methods and repair methods for tooling being used on the production floor. Will use lean methods to reduce floor space needed to support efficient hardware fabrication. Will reduce manufacturing times and eliminate waste.


20% - Conduct facility equipment, and manpower capacity studies; accurately report through written communications.


10% - Participate and facilitate team projects to resolve plant issues and implement cost reduction initiatives.


10% - Support various plant continuous improvement programs.


Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and (5) years of experience in a directly related field, or 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.




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.


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