posted

30+ days ago

Location

Jonesborough, TN

Description

Overview

Aerojet Ordnance Tennessee in Jonesborough Tennessee is seeking an Engineering Specialist/Development Engineer. Aerojet Ordnance Tennessee offers a complete line of munitions products from small caliber to 120 mm Tank munitions, Depleted Uranium products for the department of Energy. Aerojet Ordnance Tennessee is the sole supplier of hand grenade bodies to the United States Government. Our Advanced Technology Department is experiencing growth as we are on-boarding new products and conducting development work for future programs.

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

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

60% Without appreciable direction, the Specialist Project Engineer determines approaches to objectives demonstrating a complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, and practicesTypical responsibilities include:

  • Provides imaginative, thorough, and practicable solutions to a wide range of technical problems involving the conventional utilization of engineering techniques
  • Conceives and plans projects involving the development of new products/technologies to attain objectives
  • Provides direction in problem investigations and resolution across functional areas
  • Prepares technical reports in support of project goals
  • Keeps current in relevant technologies and methods in support of project assignments
  • May provide technical guidance to less senior project engineers and project support personnel

30% Act as Process engineer for current/new products that have not previously been manufactured at the site.

10% Work with senior level personnel to develop Research and Development projects that meet the goals of the business unit.

Requirements

Master’s degree in Materials Engineering and Five (5) years directly related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Basic knowledge of metallurgical principles such as heat treating, sintering, casting, and metal working. Good communication (verbal & written), negotiation and problem resolution skills. General understanding of contractual flow-downs, blueprint reading and manufacturing requirements.

May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. 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/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. Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, crane, hoist, man lift, etc.) in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat and hearing protection. Some positions may require Respirator clearance up to and including the Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Level A clearance. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or auto. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


About the Company

Company Logo Aerojet Rocketdyne
Company Logo Aerojet Rocketdyne
Company Logo Aerojet Rocketdyne
Company Logo Aerojet Rocketdyne

Aerojet Rocketdyne

Aerojet Rocketdyne plays a key role in providing propulsion solutions that defend our homeland and support the space industry & communication, observation and exploration needs. We provide a wide array of products to the defense industry ranging from solid rocket motors and solid rocket propulsion systems to missile defense systems and warheads, as well as high efficiency electric propulsion, storable propellant engines, solid rocket motors, launch vehicle engine solutions to the space industry. Aerojet Rocketdyne is expanding our product offerings, opening new markets in high speed strike weapons and hypersonics, as well as deploying new technologies such as additive manufacturing. Take a look at our career opportunities and find out how Aerojet Rocketdyne can LIFT your career into a higher orbit! Aerojet Rocketdyne is expanding in several locations including Huntsville, Alabama! We are excited to announce that Huntsville is our new defense headquarters and we plan on hiring approximately 800 employees at that site over the next couple of years. With approximately 5,000 employees and locations across the USA, we have opportunities in the places you want to be: • Huntsville, Alabama • Canoga Park, California (Los Angeles area) • West Palm Beach, Florida • Redmond, Washington • Camden, Arkansas • Carlstadt, New Jersey • Culpeper, Virginia • Stennis Space Center, Mississippi In addition to medical/dental/vision insurance, our benefits include a 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, vacation, sick leave, year-end shut down and more. Aerojet Rocketdyne is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Company Size

5,000 to 9,999 employees

Industry

Aerospace and Defense

Founded

1942

Website

http://www.rocket.com/