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 www.Rocket.com and www.AerojetRocketdyne.com.
We are seeking a Tool & Die Maker to join our facility in Canoga Park, California (Los Angeles area). Union position. 1st shift or 2nd shift.
Lay out, fabricate and assemble various types of tools and dies.
High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Must have a minimum of 5 years of machining experience or equivalent tool and die maker.
Read and interpret information from engineering documents, drawings, blueprints, engineering models and conceptual designs.
Desired experience working with laser tracking on fixtures and jigs.
Has experience interpreting Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T).
Apply knowledge of machining theory, mechanical systems, welding and assembly to layout, fabricate and build various types of tooling.
Has an understanding of tolerance stack up and datum structures.
Must have experience working with jigs, fixtures, inspection check fixtures and tooling dies. Must have excellent math skills.
Must have a proven safety record and understands factory process safety rules and requirements. Needs to have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Candidate must be able to thrive in a team environment, work independently, and embrace continuous improvement.
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 and 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. Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, crane, hoist, man lift, etc.) in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat and hearing protection. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or auto. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.