Aerojet Rocketdyne Manufacturing Technician 1 2nd shift in Culpeper, Virginia
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 www.rocket.com for more information on how our employees Power the Future.
We are seeking a Manufacturing Technician to join our production team in Culpeper, Virginia . Position assigned to second shift (2:30 PM - midnight) . The Manufacturing Technician will join an exceptional cross-functional team of engineers and technicians to fabricate components and assemble them into the most advanced solid rocket systems in the world.
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 (https://rocket.com/careers)
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.
Aerojet Rocketdyne has been recognized as one of America’s most trusted companies - https://www.newsweek.com/americas-most-trusted-companies-2022
This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or one lever higher.
Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)
This is an entry-level position that may perform functions such as fabrication of components, clean and assemble equipment, cleans tools, parts, and work area, operate machinery. Mixes or processes liner materials, apply liner to cases and components. Pressure tests, bonds, assembles, paints, precision part clean, mix adhesives, torques fasteners, and all other duties and tasks required to assemble and prepare for shipment of products. Maintains records for manufactured products. Works safely while producing a high quality product and maintaining a clean and orderly work area.
Working under direct supervision, the Manufacturing Technician performs routine and repetitive duties within the manufacturing operations area. Applies general manufacturing knowledge to basic problems to come up with logical answers.
60% - Precision Assembly of complex aerospace components.
30% - Case prep, line and cast, cure, strip, and machine solid rocket propellant.
10% - Other duties as assigned by supervisor and/or lead.
High school diploma (or equivalence), preferred, and less than a year of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.
Ability to follow safety practices.
Ability to stablish and maintain cooperative working relationships with the work team and those contacted in the course of work.
Ability to perform mathematical calculations accurately and quickly.
Ability to work with management, supervisor or lead personnel to prioritize work and meet critical deadlines.
Ability to read, interpret and understand work instructions, drawings, etc.
Experience with precision assembly such as use of toque tooling, mix and apply adhesives, leak check testing, etc.
Ability to work 2nd shift 2:30 PM - Midnight.
May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Requires U.S. Citizenship. 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:
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.
Driver’s License Requirement:
Must possess a valid driver’s license for the class of vehicle driven and meet automobile insurability requirements of the Company. Eligibility for employment for those who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
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Job ID 20876
Category Manufacturing and Production - Other
On-Site, Hybrid or Remote? On-Site