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 for more information on our company. www.rocket.com
We are seeking an Rocket Motor Senior Quality Engineer to join our growing site near Culpeper, in beautiful, rural Orange County, Virginia (1.5 hour drive from Washington DC).
Rocket Motor Quality Engineers support space and defense propulsion programs, including planning and implementing methods to ensure customer specifications and engineering requirements are effectively met, such as:
Provides innovative, thorough and practical solutions to a wide range of technical challenges, involving the conventional utilization of quality engineering techniques. Conceives and plans projects involving the development of new methods of dimensional inspection objectives. Reviews engineering designs and specifications for translation into inspection verification methods. Develops and applies new and advanced methods to meet new or unusual requirements. Keeps current within area of specialty in support of global production and R & D projects.
Reviews manufacturing process planning to ensure compliance with drawing, specification and contractual requirements. Provides technical guidance to less senior quality engineers, inspection, manufacturing and test personnel.
Develops, implements and reviews corrective action and process improvements by bench marking practices. Performs failure mode effect analysis of product design disclosure documents and specifications, utilizing inspection analysis tools and six sigma principles.
Determines gage and instrumentation adequacy, gage R & R studies to determine process capabilities, needs and future usage.
Requires a Bachelor's degree preferably in Mechanical, Chemical or Aerospace Engineering,plus eight to ten years of Quality-related experience strongly desired for a senior-level candidate (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).
Successful candidates should be detail-oriented, experienced in conducting root cause analysis and recommending data-driven corrective actions.
CQE or LEAN / Six Sigma certifications strongly desired
Aerospace industry experience is highly desired
Experience working with and around chemicals and/or explosives is also desirable
Working with electrical and mechanical assemblies is a plus
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.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: The level of the position and offer salary are commensurate with experience. The actual ranges are much broader, but $100-$115k is the ballpark for qualified senior-level quality engineer
Internal Number: 17917
About Aerojet Rocketdyne
Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-class developer and manufacturer of advanced propulsion and energetic systems for the US Department of Defense, NASA and other agencies and companies, both in the United States and abroad.
You're not just "doing a job" at Aerojet Rocketdyne. The work you perform makes significant contributions to national security and space exploration. Our propulsion systems have been at the heart of virtually every major US space and missile program since the dawn of the space age.
Aerojet Rocketdyne is hiring at most of our locations around the country. Visit our Career Center at https://www.rocket.com/careers/ to learn more about our culture and benefits.
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