Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Manufacturing Technician 3 to join our growing facility in Culpeper (Orange), Virginia.
The Manufacturing Technician will join an exceptional cross-functional team of engineers and technicians to fabricate components and assemble them into the most advanced solid rocket systems in the world. Aerojet Rocketdyne is an industry leading supplier of missile components to the government for use in national defense. This position performs functions such as produce solid-propellant rocket fuel, clean and assembles equipment, cleans tools, parts, and work area, operates machinery and all other duties and tasks required. Maintains records for manufactured products. Works safely while producing a high quality product and maintaining a clean and orderly work area.
Under limited supervision, the Manufacturing Technician 3 performs a wide range of duties within the manufacturing operations area.
75% - Prepare ingredients for blending and mixing solid rocket propellant for casting and curing propellant.
15% - Assemble and Package rocket-motors for shipment.
10% - Other duties as assigned by supervisor and/or lead.
Requires a high school diploma (or equivalence) and 3 years of related experience 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.
Work Environment/Physical Requirements:
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, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carr /push/pull up to 50 pounds. Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, hoist, man lift, etc.) in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat and hearing protection. Some positions may require Respirator clearance. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.