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Aerojet Rocketdyne Senior Engineer / Specialist Engineer, Project Engineering in Jupiter, Florida

Overview

Aerojet Rocketdyne is an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense markets. The company offers a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion.

To support our RL10 Upper Stage Rocket Engine Product Line we are seeking to fill the position of a Project Engineer at our facility located in Jupiter, Florida.

This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

Working with minimal direction this position guides the successful execution of major projects and functions as a project leader driving the technical development, fabrication, test and production of engine systems.

65% - Lead or support engineering teams working RL10 propulsion development and production. Direct and coordinate multi-discipline engineering tasks to meet program requirements.

  • Design integration - Develop and maintain plan to efficiently incorporate design upgrades into the production engines

  • Determine plans to effectively utilize current assets in engine builds and fielded engine retrofits

  • Prioritize Design and Product Definition tasks with RL10 Team

  • Lead / support Engineering Review Boards and Change Control Boards

  • Lead / support anomaly investigations

25% - Monitor technical progress and interface with the Program Manager, Chief Engineer, Aerojet Rocketdyne customers, and other Aerojet Rocketdyne functional organizations to understand and develop resolution to program technical issues.

5% - Provide written and verbal status reports to Aerojet Rocketdyne Management, and provide leadership at product team meetings.

5% - Technical Lead on proposals to government customers or prime contractors for propulsion development or technology programs.

Requirements

Qualifications:

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering (or other related field) and a minimum of 9 years of experience on propulsion projects, including engineering team lead experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Engineering development, manufacturing, and supplier integration knowledge is desirable. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship).

Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office and campus 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. 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. Must be able to travel by air, car or train.

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We consider the consistent demonstration of positive, cooperative, self-motivated, courteous and professional behavior to be an essential function of every position. While different positions have different primary areas of responsibility and technical expertise, everyone needs to work as a team, and we expect all employees to contribute as necessary to get the job done.

Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job listing, our positions require U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or theinterview process should e-mail the Human Resources Department atAccommodation Request. (accommodationrequest@rocket.com)

Location US-FL-Jupiter

Job ID 18042

Zip 33478

Category Engineering - Project Engineering

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