Safety Engineer / EHS Generalist

January 20, 2022
Camden, Arkansas

Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-class developer and manufacturer of advanced propulsion and energetics systems for customers including the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA and other agencies and companies, both in the United States and abroad. Our markets include space, where we provide a full range of propulsion and power systems for launch vehicles, satellites and other space vehicles; strategic missiles; missile defense; and tactical systems and armaments. Our propulsion systems, both liquid- and solid-fueled, have been at the heart of virtually every major U.S. space and missile program since the dawn of the space age. Visit our website at www.rocket.com for more information on our company, our people, and our mission.

Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking Safety Engineer, EH&S Generalist to join our growing facility in Camden, Arkansas.
After orientation and training, performs professional safety engineering assignments under general supervision and following established policies. The position requires some professional judgment and use and/or application of basic principles, theories and concepts. Candidates must be willing and available to work other shifts or overtime as needed to meet production schedules.

This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

30% - Performs a variety of safety engineering tasks that are planned to provide experience and familiarization with manufacturing operations staff and Aerojet Rocketdyne programs, methods and practices.

30% - Assists senior SH&E (Safety, Health and Environment) staff with projects as directed.

20% - Assists in accident investigations and recommends corrective actions.

20% - Assists in routine audits and inspections to identify and eliminate hazards.

Requires:
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Safety or a related discipline and two (2) years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Candidates are expected to operate effectively in a team environment. Candidates must be willing and available to work other shifts or overtime as needed to meet production schedules.

Being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 is a condition of employment at Aerojet Rocketdyne. Proof of vaccination or an accommodation request approved by Aerojet Rocketdyne will be required prior to starting employment with the Company.

May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency or other status as a U.S. Person. Must 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:
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. Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, crane, hoist, man lift, etc.) in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat and hearing protection. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or auto. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.



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Company Name:

Aerojet Rocketdyne

Job Category:

EHS Single-site, Safety Single-site, EHS - Southeast region

Position Type:

Full Time

Experience:

2 - 5 years

Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Industry Segments

Defense