Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Senior Engineer, Manufacturing

    Location US-CA-Canoga Park
    Job ID
    Manufacturing and Production - Manufacturing Engineering
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion.


    We are currently seeking a Specialist Engineer, Manufacturing.  This position open for location but preferance is East Coast


    This job may be filled at the level posted or at the next higher level.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)


    • Correction of processes/data from malfunction of application of user errors
    • Troubleshooting / Researching User Reported Technical Issues or Processing discrepancies
    • Working knowledge of Oracle Database Structures, Record definition, and SQL Command Language to facilitate research or reporting of MES Data, as required by special projects, interfaces, evaluation, etc.



    • User Role / Capabilities Definition
    • Application Process Flow Definition and Buildout
    • Facilitation/ participation with Full System Functional Verification in support of System Upgrades and or the Upgrade of associated (Linked) environments i.e. Oracle EBS



    • Assist with configuration verification of System Development/Test System Configuration
    • Requirements Capture and Definition in support of Proposed System Enhancements, Reports, Interfaces, etc.
    • Preparation of System Enhancement Requests



    BS in Manufacturing Engineering/Computer Science and eight (8) years of experience with Application support of a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) or equivalent.

    • Personal skills continuously utilized to execute responsibilities:
    • Excellent verbal and written communication, including public speaking.

    General Knowledge of typical Shop Floor Processes which support ME’s, QE’s, Quality  Inspectors, Machine Operators, Assembly Technicians, NC Operators, etc.

    Conceptual understanding of Shop Floor Management including: Work in Process, Shop Order Scheduling, Configuration Control, Quality Management, Non-Conformance Process, Material Flow and Inventory Management, Shop Floor Documentation Management.

    • Team skills – develop relationships across value stream and enabling department resources to effectively manage product value stream.
    • Candidate must be able to thrive in a team environment, work independently, and embrace continuous improvement.

    U.S. Citizenship Required. Aerojet Rocketdyne Engineering positions require the employee to have access to premises which are, or require the employee to perform duties that are, subject to national security requirements of the United States under government contracts that impose US Citizenship requirements for such positions.


    Ability to work with IT and SDLC processes


    Desired Qualification: Experience with the following:


    Digital Manufacturing/DigitalProcess Engineer

    • EBS
    • Interpret and evaluate data and processes
    • SPC basics
    • Web Programming basics
    • Communication protocols to Machines
    • Documentation and Command Media development, maintenance and Training
    • Train and mentor less experienced
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

    Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

    Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require minimal 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. 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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