GBSD Staff Engineer Mechanical

    • Roy, UT

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Support Equipment Mechanical Engineer for the Product Support organization. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

Job Description:
As a Support Equipment (SE) Mechanical Engineer you will be responsible for creating and implementing deployable structures and mechanical mechanisms at the cutting edge of space technology. You will have ownership of your work from the concept creation through the design and analysis phases and may also participate in the manufacturing, testing, and integration of the systems. Mechanical engineering utilizes a Systems Engineering approach to establish SE functional and performance requirements. SE engineering is involved in all phases of research and product lifecycle development starting with requirements, initial concepts, trade studies, early air vehicle design influence, design and development of the SE item, fabrication/procurement, engineering evaluation testing, verification, delivery of hardware, and support of delivered hardware.

The successful candidate must:

  • Act as an advisor to management and customers, mentor and train junior engineers.
  • Communicate clearly and frequently within the program and outside with customer counterparts.
  • Represent the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with complex projects
  • Identifies risks and opportunities and coordinates with project teams to mitigate and retire risks.
  • Develops Support Equipment proposals to include reviewing & updating Supplier Statements of Work (SSOW), performing technical evaluations on all supplier proposal submittals, and attending proposal related reviews.
  • Evaluate issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer satisfaction goals and objectives.
  • Possess the ability to handle multiple tasks in a dynamic environment, including critical thinking and technical problem solving skills.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts
This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.



Basic Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering or STEM discipline with 14 years of relatable work experience; 12 years with a Masters of Science in a STEM discipline; 9 years with a PhD in a STEM discipline
  • Experience with SE requirements analysis, trade studies, SERD generation, design solutions, acquisition, test, and validation
  • Active DoD Secret clearance
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite - Project, PowerPoint, Excel, Word
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's or PhD in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering or STEM discipline with 14 years of relatable work experience
  • Experience in other Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) disciplines
  • Proficient with 3D design / 2D drawing CAD in NX
  • Proficient with Teamcenter
  • Hands on experience in equipment maintenance, fabrication, assembly, power, hand and measuring tools
  • Military service experience with SE and ICBM maintenance
Travel 0% - 10%

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