Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Intern - Manufacturing Engineering

    Location US-WA-Redmond
    Job ID
    Intern - Manufacturing Engineering
  • Overview

    At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space and help keep America safe! We develop and manufacture rocket engines in Redmond, WA that are used on a variety of spacecraft. We are seeking an Intern for summer 2019 to support our Manufacturing Engineering team in fabrication and testing of flight hardware.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    100% - Under close supervision, this internship may include, but is not limited to, the following tasks:

    • Support in creating work instructions for assembly of hardware.
    • Help develop, test, and implement small manufacturing processes involved with assembly of hardware.
    • Work to transfer existing instructions into an upgraded format.
    • Assist in monitoring process control.
    • Work on improvement projects to increase the efficiency of fabricating hardware.
    • Help design and fabricate tooling.
    • Work with test lab to assist in testing of hardware.
    • Create necessary databases to drive consistency of data collection across product lines.
    • Creation of reports and memos to document activities completed.


    Students must be actively pursuing a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering or other related major.


    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 and Preferred Qualifications:

    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
    • Must have experience working in a team environment and excellent written and verbal skills.
    • Experience with CAD preferred.


    Work Environment/Physical Requirements:

    Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a warehouse, manufacturing or standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions.


    Initial assignments will include lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 25 pounds. Requires 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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