Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Intern - Engineer, Quality Process

    Location US-CA-Canoga Park
    Job ID
    Intern - Engineering
  • Overview

    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 Process Engineering Intern to join our facility in Canoga Park, California (Los Angeles area).

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    Under supervision, the intern will support the Quality Metrology Organization with the conversion of legacy HP programs used for performing data acquisition and analysis of calibration instrumentation for the calibration of sensors and measurement equipment:


    70% - Develop new code in MatLab for HP-IB (IEEE 488) data acquisition and analysis of metrology data. This will require the candidate to translate existing HP 85 programming language to instructions MatLab.


    20% - Learn and understand the principles for calibration and control of measurement equipment including calibration software control.


    10% - Create and release process documentation and process specification.


    Candidate must be pursuing a Bachelor's (preferably at Sophomore/Junior level) in an engineering or science discipline. Understanding common programming languages and data acquisition using MatLab a must. Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel.


    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:

    • Minimum GPA of 3.0.
    • Must demonstrate exceptional written and verbal communications skills, be proficient in the use of PC, internet, intranet and electronic office applications.
    • Must be adept at taking direction, work well with teams and be customer focused.
    • Demonstrated ability to perform on task and follow up on assignments. Must be able to handle multiple projects at the same time and have basic project management skills.
    • Safe work practices, proper ethics and attention to detail are required. Candidate must work with moderate guidance on projects with short-term focus. This position requires a positive attitude and personal interaction with various team members and customers.


    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. 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.


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