Aerojet Rocketdyne

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Engineer Process Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama


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.

We are seeking an experienced Engineer Process Engineer to work at our Advanced Manufacturing Facility (AMF) located in Huntsville, AL, which is our inert manufacturing facility for fabrication and assembly of composite rocket motor hardware.

The Senior Process Engineer will work with manufacturing engineers and operations to specify, develop and improve manufacturing processes at the AMF. The Sr. Process Engineer will be responsible for maintaining and growing the existing facility monitoring. Additionally we are seeking an individual who has experience running Stratasys 3D printers. This is a small dynamic team that requires motivated, self-starting individuals with hands-on experience. They must be able to follow company procedures and requirements for the manufacture of advanced, man-rated, and high value aerospace hardware. This position will work closely with existing teams to implement new automation concepts and implement on existing processes.

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 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.

Aerojet Rocketdyne has been recognized as one of America’s most trusted companies -

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

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

Under limited general direction:

40% Maintain and grow existing facility monitoring system.

30% Asses current state and develop methods to automate new and existing processes.

10% Conceives and plans projects involving the development of new methods to attain objectives. Participates in proposal and pre-contract activities.

10% Reviews engineering designs and specifications for translation into inspection verification methods, manufacturability, dimensioning, tolerancing, etc.


Requires a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Aero Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related discipline and at least two (2) years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience):

Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency or other 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.

Personal skills continuously utilized to execute responsibilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, including public speaking.

  • Organizational/Multi-tasking skills that enhance value stream flow and ensure product value streams are effective at meeting customer and company goals.

  • Team building skills – develop relationships across value stream and enabling department resources to effectively manage product value stream.

  • Candidate must be able to thrive in a team environment, work independently, and embrace continuous improvement


  • MS Project

  • Minitab

  • Green belt or Black belt in Six Sigma

  • Experience in a DoD manufacturing environment

  • Oracle Enterprise Business System

  • Statistical Process Control

  • PLC Programming

  • FactoryTalk

  • 3D Printing (Stratasys)

  • Automation

  • IIOT / Facility Monitoring

  • Kepware KepServer

  • OPC UA

  • Data Analytics and Reporting

  • Additive Manufacturing

  • Manufacturing Execution Systems

  • VSM

  • SQL

  • Factory Talk

  • Data Analytics


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 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. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. May also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility.

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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-AL-Huntsville

Job ID 21230

Zip 35773

Category Manufacturing and Production - Process Engineering

On-Site, Hybrid or Remote? On-Site