Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Inspector - Machined Parts/Tooling (2nd Shift)

    Location US-CA-Canoga Park
    Job ID
    Inspection - Inspector
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne seeks an experienced Inspector to inspect machined parts, castings, forgings, tooling, parts and assemblies. This will be a 2nd Shift/Union position located at our facility in Canoga Park, California (Los Angeles area).

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    100% - Read and interpret information from planning documents, tool design and engineering drawings, specifications, quality assurance manuals, inspection procedures and schematic diagrams to plan the methods and procedures for the inspection of conformance to design and manufacturing requirements in support of machining operations.


    Set up and use optical comparators, check fixtures, hand tools, coordinate measuring machines and precision measuring instruments.


    Inspect tooling as required to control the dimensional accuracy of major assembly jigs, tool masters. Perform mathematical calculations using shop mathematics and trigonometry to determine angular and linear dimensions.


    Perform simple and progressive layout operations on parts, assemblies, castings and forgings; including those where projection and visualization of three dimensional flat views is required.


    Determine machinability of part and the availability of material for further machining.


    Check machine setup for first run or developmental parts and as needed.


    Inspect parts involving precision tolerance dimensions using CMM, coordinated dimensions, irregular surfaces requiring coordination, compound and reverse contours.


    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
    • Minimum of one year experience as an Inspector with dimensional inspection experience.
    • Minimum of one year experience with CMM. 
    • Must have proficient computer skills working with Microsoft Excel and Word.
    • Must be able to read and interpret blue prints and have some GD&T background.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Calypso software/program experience.
    • Laser tracker and Structured Light 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, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat.   May also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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