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9 months ago
Aerojet Rocketdyne
Location: Virginia
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Technician Jobs
Manufacturing Technician 3

Location : US-VA-Culpeper
Job ID : 13825
Zip : 22701
Category : Manufacturing and Production - Manufacturing Engineering


Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Manufacturing Technician 3 to join our growing facility in Culpeper (Orange), Virginia.

The Manufacturing Technician will join an exceptional cross-functional team of engineers and technicians to fabricate components and assemble them into the most advanced solid rocket systems in the world. Aerojet Rocketdyne is an industry leading supplier of missile components to the government for use in national defense. This position performs functions such as produce solid-propellant rocket fuel, clean and assembles equipment, cleans tools, parts, and work area, operates machinery and all other duties and tasks required. Maintains records for manufactured products. Works safely while producing a high quality product and maintaining a clean and orderly work area.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

Under limited supervision, the Manufacturing Technician 3 performs a wide range of duties within the manufacturing operations area.

75% - Prepare ingredients for blending and mixing solid rocket propellant for casting and curing propellant.

15% - Assemble and Package rocket-motors for shipment.

10% - Other duties as assigned by supervisor and/or lead.


Requires a high school diploma (or equivalence) and 3 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

US 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.

Additional Requirements:

* Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.
* Ability to follow safety practices.
* Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with the work team and those contacted in the course of work.
* Ability to perform mathematical calculations accurately and quickly.
* Ability to read, interpret and understand work instructions, drawings, etc.
* Ability to work with management, supervisor or lead personnel to prioritize work and meet critical deadlines.

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, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carr /push/pull up to 50 pounds. Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, 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. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

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We consider the consistent demonstration of positive, cooperative, self-motivated, courteous and professional behavior to be an essential function of every position. While different positions have different primary areas of responsibility and technical expertise, everyone needs to work as a team, and we expect all employees to contribute as necessary to get the job done.

Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job listing, our positions require U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the

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