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Director, Energetics Manufacturing


Adranos is seeking a candidate to establish and direct plans and processes for rocket motor research, development, and manufacturing. Adranos is a close-knit, growth-oriented company focused primarily on increasing solid rocket motor performance through the use of its proprietary solid rocket fuel, ALITEC. This candidate would have the opportunity to be involved in a broad array of activities and help Adranos, as an early-stage company, maximize its potential for growth.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, direct, and optimize various energetics research, development, and manufacturing processes
  • Develop, direct, and optimize various rocket motor assembly processes for tactical-scale systems
  • Establish processes to obtain various government-related product and facility certifications
  • Establish quality control processes
  • Manage the production of customer orders, including fulfillment of all customer requirements
  • Build a team of, train, and manage other engineers and technicians
  • Manage project costs and schedules
  • Perform hands-on research, development, and manufacturing tasks where necessary
  • Performing various other tasks and responsibilities based on the needs of the organization

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be able to obtain a US Government security clearance
  • 5 years of manufacturing engineering experience
    • Experience working with 1.1 and/or 1.3 explosive materials
    • Experience with mixing and casting energetic material formulations
    • Experience manufacturing solid rocket motors for a major prime contractor
    • Working knowledge of propulsion fundamentals and/or gas dynamics
    • Working knowledge of mechanical design, manufacturing, and data acquisition
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, MS Project, and other operational software

Other Qualifications:

  • B.S. in mechanical, industrial, chemical, or other similar engineering field (ABET Accredited)
  • Ability to work autonomously with limited organizational structure
  • Excellent interpersonal, research, and time management skills
  • Grace under pressure and good judgment in sensitive situations
  • Capable of prioritizing and managing many tasks at once
  • Willingness to assist with projects that drive the company forward regardless of whether they are your responsibility or not
  • Ability to wear many hats at once and thrive in scenarios with stretch goals
  • Desire to be a part of a growing company and make a large impact on the aerospace and defense industries

Job Details:

  • Location: Coastal Mississippi
  • Compensation: Based on experience and qualifications
  • Benefits: Moving package, medical insurance allowance, 401K matching, and a flexible vacation package
  • Work Schedule: Full-Time
  • Start Date: As soon as applicant is able, from December 2020 to January 2021

To Apply:

  • Email a resume and cover letter to contact@adranos.com
  • Please use the following email subject line: [Director, Energetics Manufacturing] – Your Name




Facilities Maintenance Operator


The Facilities Operator role is an important position that directly impacts Adranos’s research, development, and production efforts. This role will involve general building upkeep, receiving/logistics, maintenance matters, and various general assembly tasks.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and perform all miscellaneous facility maintenance, labor, housekeeping and assembly tasks required for ongoing facility operations
  • Perform shipping, receiving, and other logistical matters
  • Manage security matters, including but not limited to doors, locks, gates, windows, alarms, etc.
  • Manage health and safety practices in all facilities and provide guidance and management of corrective action
  • Facilitate and/or perform grounds keeping, pest control, and maintenance service calls
  • Perform various other tasks and responsibilities based on the needs of the organization

Required Qualifications:

  • 3 years of experience performing general trade work, including but not limited to carpentry, general construction, plumbing, and/or electrical
  • Substantial knowledge of equipment, power and hand tools, facilities, materials, methods and procedures use din maintenance, carpentry, construction and repair
  • Must be able to obtain a US Government security clearance
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of applications

Other Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal, research, and time management skills
  • Grace under pressure and good judgment in sensitive situations
  • Capable of prioritizing and managing many tasks at once
  • Willingness to assist with projects that drive the company forward regardless of whether they are your responsibility or not
  • Ability to wear many hats at once and thrive in scenarios with stretch goals
  • Desire to be a part of a growing startup and make a large impact on the aerospace and defense industries

Job Details:

  • Location: 488 E McHenry Drive, McHenry, Mississippi
  • Compensation: $15 to $18/hour
  • Benefits: Health/Vision/Dental Coverage allowance; 401K
  • Work Schedule: Full-Time
  • Start Date: As soon as applicant is able

To Apply:

  • Email a resume and cover letter to contact@adranos.com
    • Please use the following email subject line: “Facility Operator – [Your Name]”




Energetics Manufacturing Technician


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform various energetics research, development, and manufacturing processes, including but not limited to mixing, casting, machining, and other similar processes
  • Perform various component assembly processes, including but not limited to assembling rockets, casings, nozzles, and other relevant parts
  • Perform research and development activities, including but not limiting test firing of rockets
  • Set up and maintain a variety of equipment
  • Assist with quality control
  • Perform various other tasks and responsibilities based on the needs of the organization

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be able to obtain a US Government security clearance
  • 3 years of hands-on, technician experience with the following:
    • Mixing and casting 1.1 and/or 1.3 explosive materials
    • Mixing and casting energetic material formulations
    • General understanding of propulsion and other energetic material fundamentals
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, MS Project, and other operational software

Other Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Ability to work autonomously with limited organizational structure
  • Excellent interpersonal, research, and time management skills
  • Grace under pressure and good judgment in sensitive situations
  • Capable of prioritizing and managing many tasks at once
  • Willingness to assist with projects that drive the company forward regardless of whether they are your responsibility or not
  • Ability to wear many hats at once and thrive in scenarios with stretch goals
  • Desire to be a part of a growing company and make a large impact on the aerospace and defense industries

Job Details:

  • Location: 488 E McHenry Road, McHenry, Mississippi
  • Compensation: $15-$20 per hour
  • Benefits: Insurance allowance, 401K
  • Work Schedule: Full-Time
  • Start Date: As soon as applicant is able

To Apply:

  • Email a resume and cover letter to contact@adranos.com
  • Please use the following email subject line: [Energetics Manufacturing Technician] – Your Name





1281 Win Hentschel Blvd.

Purdue Research Park

West Lafayette, Indiana 47906

contact@adranos.com

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