Aerojet Rocketdyne

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Senior Engineer, Analysis/Systems Engineering (Statistical Process Control (SPC)) 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.

Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Senior Engineer with working knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC) to be located at either our Camden, AR or Huntsville, AL location. This position will entail applying SPC methods to a diverse product line.

If based in Huntsville, AL there will be 25% required travel to Camden, Arkansas.

The SPC Engineer will work with other statisticians, engineers, and managers to provide SPC knowledge for diverse engineering, operations, and business applications at Aerojet Rocketdyne.

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.

This position may be filled at the level posted or at the next higher level.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

Under limited general supervision, the Senior Statistician will collaborate with other statisticians, engineers, and managers to provide statistics knowledge for diverse engineering, operations, and business applications at Aerojet Rocketdyne.

80% - Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Analysis:

  • Work with cross-functional teams and subject-matter experts to support development and production processes.

  • Utilize appropriate statistical data analysis, predictive modeling, and simulation tools to assist technical decision making and anomaly resolution, including Bayesian methods.

  • Support development and implementation of statistical quality control methods for application to operations.

  • Provide sampling recommendations, develop experimental designs and conduct analysis to support engineering product development and enterprise process improvement activities.

  • Provide statistical knowledge in support of reliability and risk assessment activities and business decision analysis.

15% - Discipline Advancement:

  • Work with cross-functional teams and subject-matter experts on solutions to large, complex technical and project management problems.

  • Research potential applications of advanced statistical methods.

  • Develop new applications of existing statistical tools and techniques to apply to key focus areas.

  • Support implementation of developed solutions.

  • Develop and update relevant procedures and standard work in the area of statistical analysis methods.

5% - SPC Training and Education:

  • Create and improve SPC training materials and deliver training sessions directed to engineering and production applications of SPC methods.


Requires a Bachelor’ s degree and at least (five) 5 years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience) in mathematics, engineering or statics.

Proficiency in Statistical Analysis Software (SAS/STAT) is a plus.

Position can be located in either Camden, Arkansas or Huntsville, AL. If based out of Huntsville, AL you will be required to travel 25% to Camden facility.

Additional Requirements:

  • Solid academic and professional track record of accomplishment expected, along with excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

  • Must be a self-starter and have the ability to work with little direction.

  • Demonstrated leadership & teamwork skills are a must.

  • Must have experience with SAS or other statistical software packages.

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

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 25 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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Location US-AL-Huntsville | US-AR-Camden

Job ID 21263

Zip 35806

Category Engineering - Systems Engineering

On-Site, Hybrid or Remote? Hybrid