Aerojet Rocketdyne Senior Quality Engineer in Jupiter, 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. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion.
We are seeking a Senior Quality Engineer to join our team in West Palm Beach, FL. This individual will provide program Quality Engineering support for assigned contracted programs spanning the lifecycle of the program including design, development, production, test and supplier support.
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. (https://rocket.com/careers)
Work/Life Balance - 3 weeks of vacation to start plus additional sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing for longer weekends. Annual 1 week year-end company shut down.
Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness programs.
Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match.
Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program.
This position may be filled at this level or one level higher.
Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)
30% - Provides Quality Engineering direction including, but not limited to these areas:
Requirements flowdown: Ensure program design and process documents for area of responsibility include program quality requirements and that products are inspectable.
Planning review and approval. Independently reviews manufacturing planning to ensure appropriate design engineering requirements implementation, material traceability maintenance, quality record maintenance and operator and inspector sign-offs. Designates inspection/verification needs.
Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA). Lead effort to quantify and reduce risk using this quality tool. Is considered the process expert.
Process mistake proofing/improvement. Actively participates in improvement teams to reduce risk through the application of mistake proofing principles.
Inspects method development and implementation. Develops, implements and monitors new or existing inspection methods to ensure products meet stated engineering requirements.
First Article Inspection execution per AS9102 requirements.
20% - Utilizes engineering background and expertise to communicate between team members, customer counterparts and suppliers to provide assurance that the hardware is compliant to specifications. Handles and communicates deviations/non-conformances at different levels within the organization. Understands and communicates typical aerospace processes (machining, welding, NDT, etc.) and how they are applied to the hardware being manufactured.
15% - Actively participates in the Material Review Board, including segregation and control of nonconforming hardware to preclude inadvertent processing, disposition nonconforming hardware, preparing for and conducting board meetings, and implementing disposition decisions.
15% - Drives corrective and preventive action to ensure continual improvement. Investigates and determines root causes of problems. Develops and implements corrective and preventive actions.
10% - Participates in design reviews to identify inspectability and producibility issues and opportunities early in the product life cycle. Interprets engineering drawings and specifications, customer quality requirements and company quality requirements to ensure compliance with the customer's expectations.
10% - Prepares comprehensive analyses, procedures, reports and presentations for both internal and external customers.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline and five (5) years of directly related experience
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work within a close-knit team environment; highly motivated team player.
Ability to analyze, evaluate and develop solutions to a variety of situations.
Must consistently meet commitments.
Advanced degree in a related field
CQE and/or CSSBB
Requires U.S. Citizenship or 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.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
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 or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions;may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional 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 use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat.
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Job ID 21292
Category Quality, Mission Assurance & Test - Quality Engineering
On-Site, Hybrid or Remote? On-Site