Engineer Mechanical 2

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is seeking a Structural Design Engineer to support structural design/liaison/MRB activities inPalmdale, CA.

The structural design engineer will be responsible for composite and metallic structural design, as well as liaison/MRB activities in Palmdale, CA. The selected candidate will provide support to multiple aircraft programs in both unclassified and classified environments.

The successful candidate will be responsible for new conceptual layouts, detailed engineering designs of metallics and composites, modifications, integration of advanced technologies, BTP/PDP releases, performing technical reviews, and supporting liaison/MRB activities as needed.

The candidate is expected to be thoroughly versed for primary Structural Design and GD&T. CATIA V5 and/or Nx experience is required.
FiberSIM experience strongly preferred.
Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from accredited institution.
  • 2 Years engineering experience.
  • Experience with Geometric, Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Experience with BTP development, applicable notes, BOM, sign-off process.
  • Experience with CPLM, Teamcenter, FiberSIM, CATIA V5 and/or NX-CAD.
  • Current Active In-Scope DOD Secret.



Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree or PhD in ME, AE or Civil Eng (Structures) Design emphasis.
  • Expert knowledge of Geometric, Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Demonstrated affordability approaches in structural designs, including integration of platform build sequences and designing for manufacturing.
  • Minimum 2 years of aircraft/spacecraft design experience, including clean sheet airframe layout, detailed drawing releases, and supporting build.
  • The ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret clearance.
  • Recent experience as structural design lead.
  • Team player and demonstrated exceptional collaboration.


Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.${descr2}${descr3}


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