LIFT your career past the boundaries of possibility at Aerojet Rocketdyne. Legacy | Innovation | Fulfillment | Teamwork
At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. It doesn’t get much better than that. From the Apollo missions to exploring Pluto, we have a long history of accomplishments. We are seeking Chief Engineers to support solid rocket propulsion assignments at our Huntsville, AL facility.
The Chief Engineer will plan and perform solid rocket propulsion program tasks in conjunction with program management and will implement design and analysis tasks, special studies, experiments and hardware/test requirements. They will coordinate ballistic, thermal, and structural analyses, as well as perform post-test examination, analyses, and reporting. Typical duties:
Lead Engineering teams working on development and production solid rocket propulsion systems. Direct and coordinate all engineering work; manage technical progress and schedule and cost status. Assure that delivered products meet Aerojet Rocketdyne and contractual requirements for engineering design.
Monitor technical progress and interface with Program Manager, Aerojet Rocketdyne customers, and other Aerojet Rocketdyne functional organizations to understand and develop resolution to program technical issues. Attend IPT meetings. Provide written and verbal status reports to Aerojet Rocketdyne management.
Provide technical consultation to Program Management and Business Development organizations on business development activities such as writing white papers or preparing and presenting technical briefings to customers. Create Design and Development plans for assigned projects.
Technical Lead on proposals to government customers or prime contractors for propulsion development or technology programs.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Aero Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related discipline plus a minimum of nine (9) or more years of experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software required.
US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. Citizenship required). Must also 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.
Internal Number: 13293
About Aerojet Rocketdyne (Huntsville, AL)
At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. It doesn’t get much better than that. A world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, our projects present tangible opportunities for you to make a significant impact and be recognized for your outstanding work.Founded in 1942, we have a long history of accomplishments, but here are just a few:•Our monopropellant hydrazine thrusters helped guide NASA’s Mars Science Lab to a successful landing on August 5, 2012. The much anticipated landing delivered the rover Curiosity to the Martian surface.•Aerojet Rocketdyne provided solid rocket boosters and other propulsion for the Juno spacecraft. Juno will arrive at Jupiter in 2016.•Every Delta IV mission to date has used Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion to help launch a variety of satellites for military and commercial customers.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 has openings ...in various locations throughout the US.Aerojet Rocketdyne is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Veterans & Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.