Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Assembler 2 - Day Shift

    Location US-WA-Redmond
    Job ID
    Manufacturing and Production - Other
  • Overview

    At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space! We develop and manufacture rocket engines in Redmond, Washington that are used on satellites, space probes and other spacecraft.


    We are currently seeking an experienced mechanical Assembler to perform a variety of assembly duties. This is a day shift position that typically works Mondays-Thursdays from 5:30am-4:00pm, but candidates must have the ability and willingness to work other shifts and overtime as needed to meet production schedules.


    This position may be filled at this level or one level higher.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    45% - Perform assembly duties: Set up and operate high pressure pneumatic systems. Perform proof and leak tests, spot welding, soldering, electrical fabrication and potting. Apply adhesive bonding and mechanical fastener torqueing. Part marking, handling and packaging. Maintain and support clean work stations. Duties may be performed in a controlled cleanroom environment.


    45% - Provide support to the Assembly area: Work with area personnel and the calibration lab to schedule the periodic calibration of assembly area equipment and tools. Deliver tools and equipment to the calibration lab as required by schedule. Monitor calibration completion and return of equipment/tools to the production area. Conduct weekly inventory of floor stocked materials and supplies. Issue purchase requests and facilitate ordering of materials to assure an adequate supply that meets production needs. Coordinate movement of parts/assemblies within the Assembly areas, Test Facilities, and Shipping/Receiving departments. Update supervisors with status on above items. Perform expediting duties between the Assembly area and various company departments as required on a daily basis by area supervision.


    10% - Other duties as assigned.


    Requires a high school diploma (or equivalence) and at least 2 years of related experience. Proven ability to follow detailed work instructions and procedures needed. Experience in a position involving work using mechanical skills and/or customer service preferred. Requires the ability and willingness to work other shifts and overtime as necessary. Must be able to be trained and become certified in cleanroom access within the first 3 months of employment. Must have the ability and willingness to work in a cleanroom/confined area for extended periods and to abide by clean room procedures (for example, makeup, fingernail polish, large jewelry are prohibited; must wear clean room garments including hair and beard covers at all times, etc).


    Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person.


    Note: Relocation assistance is not available for this position.


    Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel items. The employee is regularly expected to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, stoop and kneel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


    Employee will need to work near moving mechanical parts and in loud working conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes, chemicals or airborne particles.


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