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Aerojet Rocketdyne Associate, Production Scheduling in Camden, Arkansas


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 website at www.Rocket.com.

Aerojet Rocketdyne has an immediate opening for an Associate, Production Scheduling to join our growing facility in Camden, Arkansas . Under close supervision and following established policies and procedures, performs professional assignments requiring general use and application of concepts, practices and techniques. We are currently seeking an Associate, Production Scheduling that will support Production Control.

Candidates must be willing and available to work other shifts 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)

50% - Tracks components to support manufacturing schedule using internal ERP system (Oracle) to maintain program schedules. When product is held up in Receiving Inspection, works with the team members to get these materials released to the manufacturing floor. Reports issues to supervision for further escalation of the issues.

20% - Tracks finished parts through the assembly and shop areas for final shipment to our customer. If schedule is impacted, works with the team to develop a plan to get back on track. Works any issue necessary to make weekly shipment of product, report delays in a timely manner.

20% - Identifies and communicates concerns and issues potential to scheduling impacts. Works with the team to develop a solution to minimize the impact. Relays information to team members and management.

10% - Performs other related duties as assigned.


Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of SAP ERP system, Oracle MRP system, and Microsoft Office. Must be comfortable in a constantly changing environment and able to shift plans and priorities daily to meet mid and long-term objectives. Strong communication, organization, logistical and multi-tasking skills. Strong decision making skills. Erroneous decisions will have a negative impact on the business as it pertains to product deliveries.

Additional Requirements:

  • Analytical thinking and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, and direct activities for the organization.

  • Interest in the statusing and tracking hardware.

  • Familiarity/experience with inventory management principles

  • Excellent communication, Interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with cross-function/cross-site teams.

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/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 theinterview process should e-mail the Human Resources Department atAccommodation Request. (accommodationrequest@rocket.com)

Location US-AR-Camden

Job ID 17991

Zip 71711-1036

Category Program Planning - Production Planning/Scheduling