Aerojet Rocketdyne in Camden, AR is seeking an Operations Engineer. We produce and develop a variety of energetic assemblies for rocket propulsion. In this role, you will develop the internal execution plans and interface with key team members to ensure alignment of site and program objectives.
The key responsibilities include creating the plans to integrate teams such as manufacturing engineering, tool engineering/design, manufacturing operations, etc. ensuring products are developed and delivered per safety, quality, schedule and budget targets. These program execution plans will be up to date at all times and will include all known risks and opportunities being worked by the team. Responsibility will include Cost Account Manager duties for the labor elements of the program(s).
What we can offer you:
Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation’s aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture: Careers | Aerojet Rocketdyne
Rest and Relaxation - 3 weeks of vacation to start plus separate sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing for longer weekends. Annual week-long holiday company closure, plus company paid holidays.
Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness
Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match
Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program
Employee Resource Groups – Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongs.
This position may be filled at this level or one level higher.
50% - Establish and oversee program plans for the operations site team to successfully execute the program requirements relative to schedule, cost, and performance/quality. This will include hardware manufacturing, tool design and fabrication, staffing, process development, and facility needs.
30% - Interface with program team members and customers to ensure the program needs and site plans are in alignment. Develop recovery plans when issues arise and coordinate applicable corrective actions.
20% - Drive improvement projects and actions through the teams with a focus on safety, quality, delivery and cost.
• Degree Preference: Prefer a Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field or technical major, or an equivalent combination of education and experience conistent with placement level.
• Required years experience: Governed by level requirements.
• Desired Experience: Experience in the chemical or aerospace industry is also highly desired.
• Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to analyze, evaluate, and drive solutions to technical problems with full autonomy. Proficiency with MS Office products required.
May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Must 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.
Being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 may be a condition of employment at Aerojet Rocketdyne. Proof of vaccination or an accommodation request approved by Aerojet Rocketdyne will be required prior to starting employment with the Company.
Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
Employees may need to successfully pass a health check-up, as a standard practice when moving to a different facility as required by Occupational Health and Safety. 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. Some positions may require Respirator clearance up to and including the Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Level A clearance. 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. Some positions entail working with small parts/components. Employees must have excellent hand-eye coordination and good manual dexterity in both hands.