Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion.
We are seeking an experienced Senior Quality Engineer to join our growing team in our West Palm Beach, FL location.
This individual will provide Quality Engineering support spanning the life cycle of the program including design, development, production, test and supplier support. This individual will support Metallurgical activities in this life cycle process.
Candidates must be willing and available to work overtime as needed to meet production schedules.
This position may be filled at this level posted or one level higher.
Working under limited general direction and following established procedures, this position does the following:
20% - Utilizes engineering background and expertise to communicate between team members, customer counterparts and suppliers to provide assurance that the hardware is compliant to specifications. Handles and communicates deviations/non-conformances at different levels within the organization. Understands and communicates typical aerospace processes (machining, welding, NDT, etc.) and how they are applied to the hardware being manufactured.
20% - Applies modern quality principles, concepts and methods, including Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and process variation management tools to continuously improve processes, reduce cost and ensure the quality of our products and services.
10% - Interprets engineering drawings and specifications, customer quality requirements and company quality requirements to ensure compliance with the customer's expectations.
10% - Drives corrective and preventative action activity both in-house and at the supplier, and provides corrective action board support to manage timely and effective problem closure and recurrence control.
10% - Participates in design reviews to identify inspectability and producibility issues and opportunities early in the product life cycle.
10% - Provides a clear and concise flow down of product definition and Quality requirements to Suppliers.
10% - Prepares comprehensive analyses, procedures, reports and presentations for both internal and external customers.
10% - Interfaces with the Material Review Board (MRB) to provide technical justification when a nonconformance to mutually agreed specifications is determined.
SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: Other duties as assigned.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship). Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information. Having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
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 use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. May need to travel by air or auto.