Engineer 4 - Standards Engineering - Fasteners

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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for an Engineer 4 - Standards Engineering - Fasteners to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in El Segundo, CA.

The candidate will support Standards Engineering efforts related to FASTENER SYSTEMS and other mechanical part technologies, for Program-specific applications and Sector-common initiatives. Near-term responsibilities include:

  • Service the system/product Design Engineering community with part selection, application, and assembly/installation guidance through 1-on-1, design review, and peer review scenarios
  • Service the Program's supply chain, internal manufacturing & assembly, and logistics/field support communities when Part/Standard product or process questions/issues arise
  • Facilitating interaction between the Program IPT personnel with the functional department Standards/Part specialists
  • Regularly interacting with Program and Functional management for status & visibility
  • Supporting a variety of NG Aerospace Programs but primarily focused on F/A-18 production and F-5/T-38 sustainment.
  • Position is located in El Segundo. Minimal travel expected.
Basic Qualifications:
  • BS degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field
  • Minimum of 9 years of engineering experience in an aircraft production environment
  • Significant experience with fastener design, development, manufacture, and application
  • Extensive knowledge of fastener/process selection & application at the system design level
  • Extensive experience supporting aircraft production lines, Material Review Boards, and ongoing sustainment programs

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Extensive standard part and process knowledge and experience with NGAS aircraft programs (F/A-18, F-5/T-38, B-2, Strike)
  • Strong relationships with fastener systems' supply chain
  • Strong leadership qualities, including strong interpersonal & communication skills


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