Associate Rocket Motor Quality Engineer Featured
- Culpeper, Virginia
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Associate Rocket Motor Quality Engineer job at Aerojet Rocketdyne in Culpeper VA
Description, duties, responsibilities
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 are seeking an early career Rocket Motor Quality Engineer to join our growing site near Culpeper in rural Orange County Virginia.
Rocket Motor Quality Engineers support space and defense propulsionprograms including planning and implementing methods to ensure customer specifications and engineering requirements are effectively met. Under limited general direction performs quality engineering assignments requiring a wide application of advanced principles theories and concepts in the field plus a working knowledge of other related disciplines.
This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.
Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)
50% - Provides innovative thorough and practical solutions to a wide range of technical challenges involving the conventional utilization of quality engineering techniques. Conceives and plans projects involving the development of new methods of dimensional inspection objectives. Reviews engineering designs and specifications for translation into inspection verification methods.
20% - Reviews manufacturing process planning to ensure compliance with drawing specification and contractual requirements. Provides technical guidance to less senior quality engineers inspection manufacturing and test personnel.
10% - Develops implements and reviews corrective action and process improvements by bench marking practices.
10% - Performs failure mode effect analysis of product design disclosure documents and specifications utilizing inspection analysis tools and six sigma principles.
10% - Determines gage and instrumentation adequacy gage R and R studies to determine process capabilities needs and future usage.
SECONDARY JOB FUNCTIONS: Develops and applies new and advanced methods to meet new or unusual requirements. Keeps current within area of specialty in support of global production and R and D projects.
Requires a Bachelors degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or related discipline (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).
Successful candidates should be detail-oriented experienced in conducting root cause analysis and recommending data-driven corrective actions.
CQE or LEAN / Six Sigma certifications strongly desired.
Aerospace instustry experience is highly desired.
Experience working with and around chemicals and/or explosives is also desirable.
Working with electrical and mechanical assemblies is a plus.
May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Requires U.S. Citizenship U.S. Permanent Residency or other status as a U.S. Person. 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.
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 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.
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