Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Manager, Manufacturing Engineering

    Location US-NJ-Carlstadt
    Job ID
    Manufacturing and Production - Manufacturing Engineering
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne is an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense markets. ARDE, Inc., an Aerojet Rocketdyne Company, designs and manufactures pressure vessels (tanks) for Aerospace applications. Additional information about Aerojet Rocketdyne can be obtained by visiting our websites at and


    We are seeking a Manager, Manufacturing Engineering with aerospace experience for our location in Carlstadt, NJ.



    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    The Manafacturing Engineering Manager is responsible for technical and administrative leadership of the Manufacturing Engineering group within Operations. This manager provides manufacturing engineering process direction and leadership to manufacturing engineers supporting production and new product components. This position will be located at our Carlstadt Facility and reports to the ARDE Director of Operations.


    The ideal candidate will have experience with welding and/or machining.


    40% - Provides manufacturing engineering process direction and leadership to manufacturing engineers supporting production and new product components.


    25% - Develops and utilizes processes that promote continuous improvement using lean manufacturing tools.


    20% - Works closely with program management, engineering and Quality to provide timely and qualified technical support to customer needs and requirements.


    15% - Provides coaching and mentoring for career development and advancement of team members.


    Position requires a Bachelor's degree and nine (9) years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior experience managing teams in an aerospace manufacturing environment desired. Must have the ability to lead and persuade others, and deploy new processes by effectively communicating ideas and concepts.


    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/Physical Requirements:

    Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a manufacturing environment, as well as 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. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. 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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