Aerojet Rocketdyne

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Inspector 3 in Camden, Arkansas


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 offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion. Visit our website at for more information on how our employees Power the Future.

Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking an Inspector 3 at our second largest site near Camden, Arkansas, an easy drive from anywhere in Southern Arkansas' Golden Triangle (El Dorado, Magnolia and Camden) .

The Inspector 3 performs detailed inspections on rocket motor components and assemblies under limited supervision. Responsible for strict adherence to safety and housekeeping standards. Receives on-the-job training in inspection techniques, safety and Quality System Requirements (AS9100). This position requires employees to enter the manufacturing areas. The hours of work will equate to those of the manufacturing areas, and overtime may be required as directed by the department manager. Must be available to work off shift hours

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. (

Work/Life Balance - 3 weeks of vacation accrual to start plus additional sick allowance. 4/10 schedule providing for longer weekends. Annual 1 week year-end company shut down.

Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness programs.

Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match.

Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program.

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

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

60% - Using calipers, micrometers and other measuring equipment, performs inspections on rocket motor and rocket motor components under the supervision of higher level inspectors.

30% - Writing Inspection Report (IR) cards, Discrepancy Reports (DR), etc. used for traceability.

10% - Entering shipping data, DR's, and Oracle entries in the computer on all programs.


  • Graduation from high school or equivalent preferred and at least three (3) years of inspection or other related experience.

  • Arkansas Career Readiness Certificate-Silver Level desired for this position.

  • Trade or Vocational School courses in drawing interpretation and basic math are desirable.

  • Specialized equipment use is required to perform specified tasks.

  • Regular and predictable attendance is expected.

  • Must be available to work the schedule of the assigned manufacturing area, and overtime may be required as directed by the department manager.

Requires U.S. Citizenship or 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 and Physical Requirements:

Ability to climb ladder, manipulate gages, qualify for the respirator program, drive motorized vehicles, carry a maximum of 35 pounds.

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Location US-AR-Camden

Job ID 20945

Zip 71711-1036

Category Inspection - Inspector

On-Site, Hybrid or Remote? On-Site