LIFT your career past the boundaries of possibility at Aerojet Rocketdyne.
Legacy | Innovation | Fulfillment | Teamwork
At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. It doesn’t get much better than that. From the Apollo missions to exploring Pluto, we have a long history of accomplishments. We are seeking a Materiel Program Management Specialist to join our team in Canoga Park, CA.
The Materiel Program Management (MPM) specialist analyst will be responsible for managing the performance of suppliers supporting various Aerojet Rocketdyne Programs. This candidate will interface with procurement and the engineering community to drive resolution of technical, schedule, and administrative materiel issues. The candidate will be responsible for effectively identifying supplier delivery issues, developing performance improvement strategies, and leading the implementation to support program needs and timely material delivery.
This position requires frequent travel to various suppliers across the country supporting Aerojet Rocketdyne Programs. Utilize your background and expertise to communicate between team members, customer counterparts, and suppliers, to provide assurance that the hardware is compliant to purchase order requirements. Furthermore, the candidate will be responsible for developing strategic plans to manage the performance of the supplier and integrating the aforementioned team members to successfully execute the plan. The candidate should have a minimum basic understanding of typical aerospace processes (machining, welding, NDT, etc.) and how they are applied to the hardware being manufactured.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline (e.g. Supply Chain, Engineering, Engineering Technology or Manufacturing Technology or directly related field) from an accredited school and ten (10) or more years of experience in a supply chain, engineering, product development or manufacturing environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. 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:
Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
Must be willing and able to travel on a regular basis to support supplier performance and program office delivery requirements. Extensive travel needed (a minimum of 75%).
Knowledge of Supply Chain practices, procedures and MRP/ERP systems expected.
Knowledge of Oracle ERP systems desired.
The candidate should have a minimum basic understanding of typical aerospace processes (machining, welding, NDT, etc.) and how they are applied to the hardware being manufactured.
2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 13562
About Aerojet Rocketdyne
At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. It doesn’t get much better than that. A world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, our projects present tangible opportunities for you to make a significant impact and be recognized for your outstanding work.
Founded in 1942, we have a long history of accomplishments, but here are just a few:
• Our monopropellant hydrazine thrusters helped guide NASA’s Mars Science Lab to a successful landing on August 5, 2012. The much anticipated landing delivered the rover Curiosity to the Martian surface.
• Aerojet Rocketdyne provided solid rocket boosters and other propulsion for the Juno spacecraft which arrived at Jupiter in 2016.
• Every Delta IV mission to date has used Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion to help launch a variety of satellites for military and commercial customers.
In addition to medical/dental/vision insurance, our benefits include a 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, vacation, sick leave, year-end shut down and more. Aerojet Ro...cketdyne has openings in various locations throughout the US.
Aerojet Rocketdyne is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Veterans & Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.