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 www.Rocket.com and www.AerojetRocketdyne.com.
This internship will contribute to the candidate’s ability to enter the Materials & Processes Engineering discipline as an entry-level engineer (after graduation).
This position is for a Summer Intern test engineer in the Chemistry lab located in Canoga Park, CA. Selected candidate will be responsible for providing materials related technical support to product teams:
25% - Receiving inspection materials testing.
25% - Wet chemistry analysis.
25% - Metallography.
15% - Hardware cleanliness verification.
10% - Processing development support, failure analysis, and manufacturing process development.
Requires current enrollment at an accredited educational institution progressing at obtaining a BS in fields such as Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering with a GPA of 3.3 or higher.
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.
Candidates must have the ability to work in a team oriented environment, have excellent problem solving skills, interpersonal and communication skills, organizational and strong computer knowledge is mandatory.
Hands on experience with Metallography, AAS, UV-VIS Spectrometry, FTIR equipment, Ion Chromatography, and Automated titrators are desirable. Some experience in an industrial setting is also desirable (i.e co-op or internship) as well as demonstrated proficiency in practical application of engineering principles, or quality systems support.
Familiarity with Materials Specifications and working knowledge of ASTM test procedures are a plus.
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.