ARDE, Inc., a division of Aerojet Rocketdyne, is a recognized leader in the design and manufacture of spaceflight pressure vessels. ARDE Inc. maintains the elements and culture of a small business working in a Firm Fixed Price (FFP) environment, with many contracts subject to FAR 15. We are currently seeking a Senior Engineer, Design & Material Processing to join our facility in Carlstadt, New Jersey.
The Senior Engineer (Level 3) is responsible for the detailed design and analysis of all ARDE products which include high pressure composite overwrapped pressure vessels, all metal propellant tanks and all metal pressurant tanks for spaceflight applications. The candidate should have a working knowledge of finite element analysis tools such as ABAQUS and FEMAP, engineering design tools such as AutoCAD and Solidworks. A background in material and processing along with experience in Product Assurance/Material Selection process for aerospace is plus. Candidate must be able to communicate analysis results through comprehensive/narrative reports and program presentations. Candidate will be expected to participate in customer reviews. The candidate shall complete and document stress analyses, FMECA, compliance evaluation, test plans/procedures and test reports. The small environment of the ARDE business unit allows the senior analyst to have large role in completion of product qualification and program support throughout the products life.
This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.
The position is a direct "hands-on" position responsible for Project Engineering of several development and production programs within the growing ARDE's business base. Under limited general direction:
A Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and at least five (5) years of progressively increasing responsibility, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
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.