Aerojet Rocketdyne Specialist, Business Operations in Canoga Park, California


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

We are seeking an experienced Business Operations Specialist to join our team in Canoga Park, CA.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each):

25% - Set up and maintain an integrated program budget baseline (within the MPM System), program task assignment, earned value management process, and variance reporting.

20% - Weekly downloading of project cost information from the Maestro (Oracle) System and updating internal program financial tracking metrics for internal team distribution. Support weekly program review of the information.

20% - Analyze data to evaluate performance against baseline and financial trends.

10% - Support program resource planning and forecasting in Hyperion system.

10% - Review and approve program material requisitions.

10% - Support development of program Estimates at Completion.

5% - Provide a variety of special requests for financial analyses of program data.


Requires a Bachelor's degree (MBA preferred) in Finance or related discipline and ten (10) years of directly related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship).

Demonstrated performance in business operations including thorough knowledge of cost accounting standards, performance measurement systems, command media, Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR) and contracting requirements needed. Advanced verbal and written communication skills and the ability to operate effectively in a team environment expected.

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 and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 15 pounds; may require minimal 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.

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Job ID 11397

Location US - CA - Canoga Park

Zip 91304

Category Business Operations - Other