Aerojet Rocketdyne
JOB DETAILS
LOCATION
Camden, AR
POSTED
30+ days ago

Description

Overview

Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking aTool Design Department Manager for our Solid Rocket Motor Production area. This position will be located at our growing facility in Camden, Arkansas. In this role, you will function as the Primary Point of Contact on all projects and tasks assigned to the organizational group and results are typically accomplished through experienced exempt employees.

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

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

20% Act as the primary contact and leader for the Tool Design Department, providing tool engineering process direction and leadership to tool engineers supporting production and new product components.

20% Develop, implement, and maintain a sustainable method for tracking the status and budget of all tool design jobs, both in-queue and active jobs.

20% Provide support for the Special Initiatives group across the organization to lead/facilitate initiatives to improve the company’s overall performance. Focus areas on product flow, enterprise wide affordability initiatives, business systems, facility consolidation, and facility efficiency.

10% Provide direction to direct report engineering staff based on general policies and management guidance, recommend modifications to operating policies, and interpret and execute policies the typically affect direct report organizational groups.

10% Provide assistance to direct reports in meeting established schedules and to resolve complex technical or operational problems, and supervise engineering or analysis activities, developing new concepts, methods or technologies.

10% Plan for and execute budgets for the effective operation of the supervised group.

10% Provide assistance for cost estimating and proposal efforts for new and existing business, and assist with cost analysis for program make/buy decisions.

Requirements

Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline andseven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in a directly related technical field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have demonstrated leadership skills, including the ability to plan, organize, coordinate, direct and control the activities of the assigned organization. Must have excellent MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) skills. Background in Tooling or Manufacturing Engineering is desired.

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/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 35 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. May also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

About the Company

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 DETAILS
COMPANY SIZE
5,000 to 9,999 employees
INDUSTRY
Aerospace and Defense
FOUNDED
1942
WEBSITE
http://www.rocket.com/