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Manufacturing & Production Planning Manager (and Supervisors)

Company: Aerojet Rocketdyne
Location: Camden
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:


Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion. Visit our website at for more information on how our employees Power the Future.
We are seeking Manufacturing & Production Planning Managers (and Supervisors)to join our growing facility in Camden, Arkansaswhich is an easy drive from anywhere within Southern Arkansas' Golden Triangle (El Dorado, Magnolia and Camden).
The manager role will work with Camden Site Leadership and Program customers. The Manufacturing Operations Supervisor role will typically accomplish results through non-exempt and/or entry-level exempt employees. This position monitors work operations on a daily basis and actively assists or provides direction to direct reports.
What we can offer you:
Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impacton our nation's aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture: Careers - Aerojet Rocketdyne
Rest and Relaxation - will accrue 3 weeks of vacation to start plus separate sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing for longer weekends. Annual week-long holiday company closure, plus company paid holidays.
Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness
Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match
Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program
Employee Resource Groups - Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongs.
Aerojet Rocketdyne has been recognized as one of America's most trusted companies -
This posting may represent one or more specific immediate or near-term openings. Those who express an interest may be considered for current and future positions

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

Manager and Supervisor Essential Job Functions:
30% - Provides direction to subordinate supervisors/assemblers based on general policies and management guidelines.
20% - Plans and coordinates integrated schedules for personnel, material and facilities utilization.
15% - Provides assistance to subordinates in meeting schedules.
15% - Responsible for assigned department budgets.
10% - Interprets and executes policies that typically affect subordinate organizational groups.
10% - Coordinate work programs for shift operations.


The Manager role requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and nine (9) years, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
The Senior Manager role requires a BS degree and fourteen (14) years directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
The Supervisor role requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and one (1) years of progressively responsible experience in a directly related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated leadership skills, including the ability to plan, organize, coordinate, direct and control the activities.
Experience in implementation of a manufacturing process improvement activity is desired.
Additional Requirements for Manager role:

  • Demonstrated performance in factory operations including a thorough knowledge of scheduling, planning, forecasting, performance measurements.
  • Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills and the ability to lead effectively in a challenging team environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, including the ability to plan, organize, coordinate, direct and control the activities of the assigned organization.
  • Willingness to be available to supervise occasional overtime work as deemed necessary by company commitment to schedule.
  • Willingness to assist in additional job duties as assigned by Management is vital.

    May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Requires U.S. Citizenship. 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.
    Being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 may be 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.
    Work Environment/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.

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    We consider the consistent demonstration of positive, cooperative, self-motivated, courteous and professional behavior to be an essential function of every position. While different positions have different primary areas of responsibility and technical expertise, everyone needs to work as a team, and we expect all employees to contribute as necessary to get the job done.
    Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job listing, our positions require U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3).
    Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

    Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or the
    interview process should e-mail the Human Resources Department at Accommodation Request.

Keywords: Aerojet Rocketdyne, Camden , Manufacturing & Production Planning Manager (and Supervisors), Professions , Camden, New Jersey

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