Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Manufacturing Technician 2

    Location US-VA-Culpeper
    Job ID
    Technicians - Other
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne is an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense markets. The company is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets. Additional information about Aerojet Rocketdyne can be obtained by visiting our websites at and


    Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Manufacturing Technician 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.



    This current opening maybe filled at this level or one level higher.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    Works under general/moderate supervision:


    30% - Wire prep, and solder components.


    20% - Clean, assemble and dismantle various types of hardware and tooling.


    20% - Prepare parts and materials for bonding using various adhesives.


    20% - Fill out paperwork and collect data which may require performing mathematical calculations.


    10% - Operate various equipment (e.g. crimping machine, soldering iron, and ovens) as part of the manufacturing process.


    High school diploma, or equivalent, preferred and 1 year 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.


    Additional Requirements:

    • Good oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to complete multiple tasks and prioritize in an appropriate manner.
    • Ability to make good judgment calls when it comes to making decisions as to process, equipment use, and following safety precautions.
    • Ability to work overtime and shift work as required.
    • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • An understanding of mechanical equipment and its operation.
    • Ability to work with tools, both hand and electric and or pneumatic.
    • Demonstrated ability to apply oneself within a multiple personnel environment while completing semi-repetitive tasks in a sequential manner.   


    Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

    This position will work in a manufacturing environment where the employee will be walking, standing, bending, reaching, climbing, 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.


    Driver’s License Requirement:

    Must possess a valid driver’s license for the class of vehicle driven and meet automobile insurability requirements of the Company. Eligibility for employment for those who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.


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