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Sr. Propulsion Products Specialist (1st Shift)

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Job OverviewWe are seeking a Senior Propulsion Product Specialist (1st Shift) to join our facility in Canoga Park, California (Los Angeles area). This is a Second Shift, Union position.About Us is the Trusted Disruptor for the global aerospace and defense industry. With customers' mission-critical needs always in mind, our more than 50,000 employees deliver end-to-end technology solutions connecting the space, air, land, sea and cyber domains.Power the Future with Aerojet Rocketdyne and enjoy work/life balance! We are hiring at our Canoga Park, CA (Los Angeles area) Space HQ, where we design & manufacture rocket engines and unique power systems that support space exploration & the defense of our nation such as NASA's SLS, Lockheed Martin's THAAD, Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser, and the Mars Perseverance Rover.You're not just "doing a job" at . The work you perform makes significant contributions to national security and space exploration.

  • Trusted - We didn't apply for this honor, but Aerojet Rocketdyne is proud to be recognized as one of by Newsweek / Statista two years in a row!
  • Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation's aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture:
  • Rest and Relaxation - Accrue 3 weeks of vacation to start plus separate sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing longer weekends. Paid holidays including one-week year-end paid holiday shutdown
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness programs. Want to know more? Check out:
  • Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match
  • Professional Development - Tuition assistance, free professional development training through Rocket University, employee recognition, and leadership development programs
  • Employee Resource Groups - Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongsEssential FunctionsDuties include the following:
    • Assemble, repair and test the mechanical, pneumatic and, plumbing, electrical & instrumentation elements of developmental, prototype, experimental and production propulsion products per engineering requirements and performance standards. Common hardware encountered includes pneumatic & hydraulic valves, pressure vessels, injectors, thrust chambers, wiring harness & cable assemblies, circuitry, thermocouples, strain gauges, and welder line assemblies.
      • Using hand tools, precision measuring instruments and power equipment, assemble, repair, rework and modify components to required tolerances by hand fitting, aligning, adjusting, lapping, shimming, tapping, drilling and rearming.
        • Calculate ratios, weights, and measures and mix potting, bonding, adhesives, coating chemicals and compounds.
          • Setup, maintain/ troubleshoot, modify, adapt and operate pneumatic, hydraulic, and electronic test equipment to simulate operating conditions and perform tests of propulsion products and components for internal leakage, pressure differentials, load curves, contraction, expansion and flows.
            • Partner with engineering to plan & develop assembly, test and data acquisition processes and practices to support development of experimental and prototype propulsion products assemblies and components.
              • Provide constructive feedback into proposed drawings, specifications, tooling, planning and methods.
                • Interpret information from paper & computerized planning documents, drawings, specifications, and engineering orders to determine sequence of operations and methods required to assemble, disassemble, install, repair, set-up & test hardware within tolerance and per all engineering and quality requirements.
                  • Record information manually or with the aid of a computer based system.
                    • Partner with engineering to develop test set-up schematics and flow diagrams.
                      • Diagnose, locate and correct malfunctions noted during tests, take containment measures, and make adjustments or replacements as required.
                        • Obtain and maintain all required skills, environment, health and safety certifications.
                          • Lead team Lean manufacturing and process control / process improvement initiatives.
                            • Contribute to and promote a safe working environment.RequirementsRequires a high school diploma (or equivalent) and a minimum of 3 years of experience working in SPACE manufacturing or 6 years of related assembly and test experience.Additional fabrication & assembly skills desired:
                              • Soldering, lead forming, potting
                              • Routing & clamping of cable assemblies & wiring harnesses
                              • Installing connectors, connector pins, and electrical sub-components
                              • Setting up, performing/operating and/or troubleshooting:
                                • Thermal drying chambers and vacuum chambers
                                • Mass spectrometer leak test equipment & bubble leak test
                                • Electronic and computer systems to record data; install thermocouples and transducers and data acquisition equipment
                                • Hydraulic & pneumatic leak, proof, and flow tests using controls, instrumentation and data acquisition
                                • Cryogenic testing
                                • Single-zone and multi-zone (delta-p) pneumatic pressure proof tests
                                • Experience working within FOE - controlled or environmentally controlled clean roomsMay be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Requires U.S. Citizenship. 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.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.Pay range for this position:30.00 - 45.00 per hour Note about pay range:Pay range for this job level is a general guideline only for California and/or Washington State and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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