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 www.Rocket.com and www.AerojetRocketdyne.com.
Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Project/Product Engineer to support our Orion propulsion programs. This position will be located at our facility in Redmond, WA.
This position may be filled at this level posted or one level higher.
Provides leadership in support of program tasks and hardware technology development test efforts. The successful candidate may support both development and production programs. Among the duties will be customer presentations and submittals, as well as coordinating activities with internal organizations such as Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Quality, and Test. Estimated workload distribution:
20% - Lead engineering support for the production of high-performance cubesat, monopropellant, and/or bipropellant rocket engines. This includes requirements management, anomaly resolution, and anomaly prevention.
20% - Plan and conduct engine hot fire tests and analyze data.
15% - Support component development and qualification, including supplier oversight and management.
15% - Provide hardware fabrication support, including nonconformance resolution.
10% - Present results at internal and external meetings.
10% - Conduct performance, fluid dynamics and other engineering analysis as required in support of trade studies and programs.
10% - Support proposal activities and manage internal research and development efforts, as necessary.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or related field and a minimum of 2 years of experience in liquid propulsion, either at the thruster or propulsion system level (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).
US 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 and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require minimal 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.