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Intern - Quality Engineering

Intern - Quality Engineering

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Quality & Mission Assurance - Quality Engineering

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Aerojet Rocketdyne is an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense markets. The company is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets. Additional information about Aerojet Rocketdyne can be obtained by visiting our websites at and


Aerojet Rocketdyne seeks a Summer 2018 Quality Engineering Intern to join our facility in Sacramento, California.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

20% - Utilizes engineering background and expertise to communicate between team members, customer counterparts and suppliers to provide assurance that the hardware is compliant to specifications. Assists with handling and communicating deviations/non-conformances at different levels within the organization. Understands and communicates typical aerospace processes (machining, welding, NDT, etc.) and how they are applied to the hardware being manufactured.


20% - Understands modern quality principles, problem solving concepts and methods, including Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and process variation management tools to continuously improve processes, reduce cost, and ensure the quality of our products and services.


10% - Interprets engineering drawings and specifications, customer quality requirements and company quality requirements to ensure compliance with the customer's expectations.


10% - Assists with Driving corrective and preventative action activity both in-house and at the supplier, and providing corrective action board support to manage timely and effective problem closure and recurrence control.


10% - Participates in design reviews to identify inspectability and producibility issues and opportunities early in the product life cycle.


10% - Provides a clear and concise flow down of product definition and Quality requirements to Suppliers.


10% - Prepares comprehensive analyses, procedures, reports and presentations for both internal and external customers.


SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: Other duties as assigned.


Must be actively pursuing a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other related science/discipline.


Knowledge of problem solving/root cause methods such as 8D/5Ys/Fishbone, strongly desired.


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.



Work Environment and Physical Requirements

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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