Director of Manufacturing Engineering
As Director of Manufacturing Engineering for Aerojet Rocketdyne, Walt provides strategic direction for production and new product development programs for the manufacturing engineering, NC programming, planning, and tooling disciplines. Over his 30+ years of experience Walt has worked in the manufacturing industry as a machinist, A&P mechanic, manufacturing engineer, development engineer, program manager and director of multiple operational departments. Walt has his Six Sigma Greenbelt and Project Management Professional certifications and he is currently working on his Gold Lean Certification from SME. He has a B.S. in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from the University of Washington. Additionally, Walt has earned a FAA Airframe and Power Plant license.