30+ days ago
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.
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:
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.
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.
5,000 to 9,999 employees
Aerospace and Defense