Aerojet Rocketdyne

Aerojet Rocketdyne

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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.

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Company profile type: 
Company Direct
Company size: 
1,001 to 5,000 Employees
Aerospace | Defense | Automotive, Manufacturing
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Space and Launch Systems

Aerojet Rocketdyne has powered more than 1,600 rocket launches since the inception of the U.S. space program, including the iconic Apollo mission that landed the first humans on the moon.

Our space shuttle engines helped successfully launch crew and cargo to the International Space Station 135 times, a flawless record of success.

Aerojet Rocketdyne’s propulsion systems have played a vital role in placing commercial, military and government satellites into orbit, and have powered space-probe missions to nearly every planet in the solar system.

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Aerojet Rocketdyne has provided more than 70 years of exceptional service to our country.  With our unique legacy, the technologies and services that we have manufactured and delivered over the years have been integral to the success of many defense initiatives around the world.  Our products have served the warfighter since the first JATO launch in World War II and have helped power major achievements in spaceflight that sustain America as a world leader.  Our history mirrors the growth of America’s commitment to freedom. 

 Its extensive knowledge in strategic and tactical missile defense applications and its heritage in space exploration have provided a 100 percent success rate to missions of national and global value.

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Additive Manufacturing

Aerojet Rocketdyne has invested time and resources over the last two decades to evolve additive manufacturing technology to meet the stringent requirements of rocket engine and defense systems applications. That investment is now paying dividends as we begin to incorporate the technology into production programs to significantly reduce lead times, make our products more affordable and enable new approaches to design that were simply not feasible just a few short years ago due to the limitations of traditional manufacturing.

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Advanced Programs-Rocket Shop

The Rocket Shop is an organization area within Aerojet Rocketdyne that supports a wide range of programs and technology developments. The Rocket Shop's role is to develop innovative energetic products for entry into new markets, lead internal and contractual research and development projects, and pursue non-traditional technologies for emerging opportunities.

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Aerojet Rocketdyne is known globally and has a history of outstanding exchange programs.

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Company contact: 

Nick Derrough 
Sr. Human Resources
Matt Elam 
Senior Recruiter

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Rewards and benefits: 

401K Matching
Fitness / Wellness
Health Insurance
Holidays / Vacations
Tuition Reimbursement
Veteran Hiring Program
Volunteer Activities