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Manufacturing Tech 2

Camden, Arkansas

Job ID 11068
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Job Title:  Manufacturing Technician B

Job ID: 6583

Job Location: Camden, AR

Job Schedule: 4/10- 10 hours Monday-Thursday

Job Description: 

Aerojet Rocketdyne, an L3Harris Technologies Company is seeking a Mix and Grind Manufacturing Technician A to join our growing facility in Camden, Arkansas.

The Manufacturing Technician A will join an exceptional cross-functional team of engineers and technicians to fabricate components and assemble them into the most advanced solid rocket systems in the world. Aerojet-Rocketdyne is an industry leading supplier of missile components to the government for use in national defense. This is an entry-level position for mixing and processing of energetics for casting.

The position will involve functions such as cleaning and assembling equipment, cleaning tools, parts, and work area and operate machinery. They will record and maintain records for manufactured products. Must work safely while producing a high quality product and maintaining a clean and orderly work area.

 Works under close supervision and receives detailed instructions, the Manufacturing Technician 1 performs routine and repetitive duties within the manufacturing operations area. Apply general manufacturing knowledge to basic problems to come up with logical answers.

Essential Functions:

50% - Full scale propellant mixing – Prepares materials and performs full-scale mixing for all production programs, confirming acceptable weights prior to releasing the materials to casting operations. The technician will also perform full-scale mixes for new programs/new formulations as they are introduced to the site. The technician is responsible for requisitioning and organizing the materials and processing required for the mix, as well as cleaning and maintaining full scale mix equipment. Technician will perform these duties under the general direction of engineer and the area supervisor, using established, well-defined methods and calculations.

10% - Mathematical – Perform mathematical calculations, such as, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, to create acceptable mixes for casting, and use process data to fill out manufacturing data sheets. These calculations are performed using well-defined methods.

35% - Grinding – The technician will assemble grinders and grind materials for full-scale propellant mixes and weigh material bins to correct weight for propellant mixing. Technician is responsible for disassembly, cleaning, and re-assembly of full-scale grinding equipment.

5% - Other duties as assigned - Such as but not limited to: AP prep for grinding, bowl plugging for mixing Prototype motor casting, development sample preparation, and support of new production initiatives and schedules.


Requires developing job knowledge/skills. Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 4 years of prior relevant experience or 2 years post-Secondary/Associates Degree with 0 to 2 years of prior related experience.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to follow safety practices.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with the work team and those contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations accurately and quickly.
  • Ability to work with management, supervisor or lead personnel to prioritize work and meet critical deadlines.
  • Must be willing and available to work other shifts or overtime as needed to meet production schedules.
  • Must be able to work from elevated platforms, climb ladders, and lift and carry 35 lbs. repetitively.
  • Must be able to be medically cleared to wear a respirator and operate powered industrial vehicle (and obtain company issued license as appropriate). 

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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