Specialist, Manufacturing and Production Planning

Aerojet Rocketdyne
Published
August 6, 2022
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Category
Job Type

Description

Overview

Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion systems and energetics to space and defense customers. Our Los Angeles, California, facility is the companys headquarters for the Space Business Unit and specializes in the design, fabrication, assembly and testing of hardware for large and small liquid engines that support exploration missions as well as the defense of our nation and allies. The Space Shuttle Main Engine, which successfully powered 135 missions, as well as rocket engines for the Atlas, Delta, Saturn and Thor launch vehicles were all built at the companys San Fernando Valley facility. In all, rocket engines that were built in the LA area have successfully launched more than 370 astronauts into space and powered more than 2,100 missions. Visit our website at www.rocket.com for more information on how our employees Power the Future.

Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Specialist, Manufacturing and Production Planning for our Canoga Park, CA (Los Angeles area).

What we can offer you:

Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nations aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture: Careers | Aerojet Rocketdyne.

Rest and Relaxation - 3 weeks of vacation annually plus 48 hour annual sick allowance. 9/80 schedule at most locations, providing for longer weekends. Annual year end 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.

Trusted - Aerojet Rocketdyne is proud to be recognized as Americas Most Trusted Aerospace & Defense Company.

https://www.newsweek.com/americas-most-trusted-companies-2022

This position may be filled at this level or one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

Works under minimal supervision.

  • 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

Requirements

Requires a Bachelors degree in Industrial Technology, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related major and nine (9) years' directly related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Experience: Experience with chemical manufacturing and with the aerospace industry is also highly desired. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to analyze, evaluate, solve 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.  Requires U.S. Citizenship. 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.

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 may 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.

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