Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Senior Engineer to join our Component Product Engineering department in Canoga Park, CA (Los Angeles area). You will join a team working on the development, fabrication and test of propulsion system valve and actuator hardware.
This position may be filled at this level posted or one level higher.
Under limited general direction, the Senior Engineer determines approaches to objectives demonstrating a complete understanding and application of engineering principles, concepts, and practices.
25% - Development and fabrication support of rocket engine valve and actuator components. Translates engineering and scientific concepts from preliminary ideas through product life cycle.
25% - Supplier integration with external suppliers ensuing requirements are achieved on-time and within budget.
20% - Interfaces with other members of project or program teams, management, and technical staff to provide coordination of technical, schedule and cost solutions to team objectives.
20% - Analyzes and verifies valve and actuator design and performance for adequacy and reliability. Supports investigation and resolution of hardware and process anomalies and issues identified by preventative action/corrective action boards or safety initiative activities.
10% - Develops trade studies, design concepts, systems integration and component-level test plans.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related field with at least five (5) years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and/or 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.
Additional Requirements and Preferred Qualifications:
Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
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 varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.