Aerojet Rocketdyne

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Manufacturing Engineer in Daytona Beach, Florida


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. The company offers a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, tactical and advanced hypersonic propulsion. Visit our website at for more information on Aerojet Rocketdyne.

Aerojet Rocketdyne’s growing Additive Manufacturing Technology Center, in Daytona Beach, FL is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer.

The Manufacturing Engineer is a dynamic position whose function is to develop, manage, and support the metal 3D printing process for use in development of rocket engine components for Aerospace and Defense applications.

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 (

Rest and Relaxation - 3 weeks of vacation to start plus separate sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing for longer weekends. Annual week-long holiday 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 America’s Most Trusted Aerospace & Defense Company.

This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

The Engineer's responsibilites include the following:

10% - Sales

  • Evaluation of proposed parts for the Additive process

  • Generate base timing, costs, and scheduling

  • Generate quotes

40% - Project Management

  • Upon receipt of PO initiate contract review activities

  • Create & maintain a project schedule

  • Work with projects teams to provide regular status updates

  • Manage product at outside service providers

25% - Design Engineering

  • Review part drawings to identify critical features, improvements for additive manufacturing

  • Refine CAD data for design of manufacturing

  • Design supports, and generate build files for printing

25% - Manufacturing Engineering

  • Generate and maintain the following documentation:

  • Part Routing

  • Inspection Plans

  • Work Instructions

  • Machining Plans

  • Design tooling and Fixturing as needed

  • Establish process workflow

  • Identify Outside Service Providers as needed

  • Establish non-standard internal processes such as machining, complex wiring, and finishing



  • 2+ years of professional experience in conventional manufacturing

  • B.S. in Aerospace, Mechanical, Materials or equivalent degree.

  • Prior experience with CAD design Software SolidWorks and Creo

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to include report writing, requirements derivation, and documentation, as well as design review presentations

  • May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level, which 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.


  • MS Preferred

  • Experience with additive software Materialise Magics, EOS Print, NetFabb

  • Experience with Additive simulation software

  • Working knowledge of Heat Transfer and Thermal Dynamics with a focus on Additive Manufacturing

  • Working knowledge of Laser Welding theory, concepts, and or applications with a focus on Additive Manufacturing

  • Working knowledge of topological optimization modeling

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

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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-FL-Daytona Beach

Job ID 20169

Zip 32114

Category Manufacturing and Production - Manufacturing Engineering

On-Site, Hybrid or Remote? On-Site