Aerojet Rocketdyne

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Safety Engineer 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 experienced Safety Engineers to join the team at our growing facility near Camden, Arkansas , an easy drive from anywhere in Southern Arkansas' Golden Triangle (El Dorado, Magnolia, Camden). Eligible for robust relocation package. Check out this short YouTube video featuring our Camden site: Successful test of Aerojet Rocketdyne’s eSR-73 advanced large solid rocket motor (

You're not just "doing a job" at Aerojet Rocketdyne. The work you perform makes significant contributions to national security.What we can offer you:

  • Position may be eligible for robust relocation package or hiring incentive.

  • Trusted - Aerojet Rocketdyne is proud to be recognized asAmerica’s #1 Most Trusted Aerospace & Defense Company (

  • 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 (

  • Paid time off - Accrue 3 weeks of vacation to start plus separate sick allowance. 4/10 schedule providing longer weekends, but additional hours maybe required as needed. Paid holidays including one-week year-end paid holiday shutdown.

  • Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts with company contribution, and Wellness programs.

  • Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match, employee stock ownership program

  • Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, free training through Rocket University and Energetics University, 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.

This posting may represent one or more specific immediate or near-term openings. Those who express an interest may be considered for current and future positions.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

Work performed under general supervision.

  • 20% - Perform hazard analysis and risk assessments. Assists in accident investigations and recommends corrective actions. Assists in routine audits and inspections to identify and eliminate hazards.Manage projects related to energetics and safety; including participation in incident investigation, risk management, and process hazard analysis.

  • 20% - Provide site leadership with guidance on regulatory requirements, including but not limited to OSHA, EPA, ADEQ, NFPA, ISO, and ANSI. Conduct routine audits and inspections to identify and eliminate non-compliance issues.Provide mentoring and leadership to line supervision related to safety and environmental issues; including but not limited to incident investigations, toolbox talks, job safety analyses. Conduct training and communication campaigns to raise site-wide awareness.

  • 20% - Data management; including creating Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) using an SH&E Data Management Software program (SPHERA) and other tools (Windows Suite: Outlook, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint). Requires a proactive approach to mine data, make data-driven decisions, and promote projects.

  • 10% - Serve as interface and liaisons with employees, manager, customers, auditors, and regulators.Assist in compliance audits and periodic reviews by product customers, governmental regulators (e.g. FM Global, DCMA, etc.).

  • 10% - Other duties as assigned.


Requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Safety, or a related discipline and at least two (2) years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Candidates are expected to operate effectively in a team environment. Candidates must be willing and available to work other shifts or overtime as needed to meet production schedules.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in project management

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with cross-function/cross-site teams

  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite

  • Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) and Process Safety Management (PSM)

  • Familiar with AutoCAD and GIS software such as ArcGIS and ArcMap

  • Knowledgeable in munitions, explosives, and energetic materials, and related disciplines, the effects of munitions, the means of preventing or reducing explosive mishaps, and the relationship between quantity-distance siting criteria and personnel safety

  • Read and understand facility site schematics and building design plans

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.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of mobility including: 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. Office environments may include use of standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions. Some aspects of the work may requirevision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary.

Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, crane, hoist, man lift, etc.) in a safe manner.May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, shop coat, FR clothing, and respiratory protection. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, explosives, 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. 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.

Medical clearance maybe required for some aspects of the role. Note respirator use requires that the employee be able to make an appropriate seal.

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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. (

Location US-AR-Camden

Job ID 21237

Zip 71711-1036

Category Safety, Health & Environment (SH&E)

On-Site, Hybrid or Remote? On-Site