LIFT your career past the boundaries of possibility at Aerojet Rocketdyne.
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At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. It doesn’t get much better than that. From the Apollo missions to exploring Pluto, we have a long history of accomplishments. We are seeking a Senior Materials Engineer with both metallics and non-metallics experience to support new product development, as well as ongoing production programs (RS-25, ORION, Lithium Ion Battery, Dreamchaser, and in-space programs). In addition, in-depth knowledge of electrical fabrication materials and processes in accordance with both industry and NASA specifications is mandatory for the position. This position will be located at our facility in Canoga Park, CA (Los Angeles area).
Provide electrical fabrication materials and processes support for the design, development and production of both solid and liquid rocket motor systems. In-depth knowledge in technical areas such as soldering materials and processes, circuit board fabrication, defects and acceptance criteria, component selection and failure analysis of electronic components, bonding, plating, potting, corrosion, insulation, conformal coating and processing are all required. Interface regularly with suppliers within these areas of expertise.
Perform engineering analysis of nonconforming hardware including coordination of analysis for disposition of Material Review Board documents.
Conduct failure investigations for root causes.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Materials or Metallurgical Engineering and at least 5 years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).
US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. Citizenship required). Must also 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.
Additional Requirements and Preferred Qualifications:
Strong project planning, technical leadership, written and oral communication skills are required.
Must have in-depth knowledge of electrical fabrication materials and processes (such as soldering, circuit board fabrication, potting, etc.) in accordance with both industry and NASA specifications.
Advanced degree desired.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 13438
About Aerojet Rocketdyne
At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. It doesn’t get much better than that. A world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, our projects present tangible opportunities for you to make a significant impact and be recognized for your outstanding work.
Founded in 1942, we have a long history of accomplishments, but here are just a few:
• Our products, including solid rocket booster motors and divert and attitude control systems for Standard Missile and THAAD, and air-launched target vehicles, play mission-critical roles to enhance our nation’s missile defense capabilities.
• Our monopropellant hydrazine thrusters helped guide NASA’s Mars Science Lab to a successful landing on August 5, 2012. The much anticipated landing delivered the rover Curiosity to the Martian surface.
• Aerojet Rocketdyne provided solid rocket boosters and other propulsion for the Juno spacecraft which arrived at Jupiter in 2016.
• Every Delta IV mission to date has used Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion to help launch a variet...y of satellites for military and commercial customers.
In addition to medical/dental/vision insurance, our benefits include a 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, vacation, sick leave, year-end shut down and more. Aerojet Rocketdyne has openings in various locations throughout the US.
Aerojet Rocketdyne is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Veterans & Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.