Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Senior Solid Rocket Propulsion Project Engineer

    Location US-AL-Huntsville
    Job ID
    14425
    Zip
    35806
    Category
    Engineering - Project Engineering
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense, strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets.

     

    We are bringing about 800 new jobs to Huntsville, Alabama and building a state-of-the art advanced manufacturing facility. Defense-related engineering, program management, and related support positions will be housed at this site, home of Aerojet Rocketdyne's Defense headquarters and Rocket Shop Defense Advanced Programs.

     

    Aerojet Rocketdyne seeks experienced Project Engineers with solid rocket propulsion experience for our Huntsville, AL location. This posting may represent one or more specific immediate or near-term openings. Those who express an interest may be considered for current and future positions. Project engineers plan and perform propulsion program tasks in conjunction with program management. Under minimal direction, you will implement design and analysis tasks, special studies, experiments and hardware/test requirements. Additionally, you will coordinate ballistic, thermal, and structural analyses, as well as perform post-test examination, analyses, and reporting.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    65% - Support Engineering teams working on solid rocket motor development and production program tasks/problem resolution/requirements definition, etc. Direct and coordinate all engineering work; manage technical progress and schedule and cost status as needed.

     

    15% - Monitor technical progress and interface with Program Manager, Aerojet Rocketdyne customers, and other Aerojet Rocketdyne functional organizations to understand and develop resolution to program technical issues.

     

    10% - Provide technical consultation to Program Management and Business Development organizations on business development activities such as writing white papers or preparing and presenting technical briefings to customers.

     

    5% - Technical Lead on proposals to government customers or prime contractors for propulsion development or technology programs.

     

    5% - Provide written and verbal status reports to Aerojet Rocketdyne Management, and provide leadership at product team meetings.

    Requirements

    Requires a Bachelor's degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering, or related discipline, and five (5) or more years of directly related experience.

    • Hands-on experience with solid rocket propellant projects strongly desired.
    • CAD knowledge desirable.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software is required.
    • EVMS/CAM knowledge desired.

    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.

     

     

    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.

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