Industrial Engineer (level 2/3)

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector Manufacturing Operations Engineering Organization is seeking an Industrial Engineer 2/3. This position is located in Linthicum, MD.

The Industrial Engineer 2/3 will be assigned to a manufacturing cell, paired with an experienced lead Industrial engineer (IE), with the expectation of quickly gaining the skills to either take over the lead role or to take over a single IE manufacturing cell.

A cell IE works closely with the cell leadership team to:

  • Monitor labor performance and develop plans for improvement
  • Monitor capital resource loading and develop plans for capacity management
  • Coordinate facility capital plan execution
  • Define and document process designs (product routings)
  • Use and maintain models for standard work assignment
  • Lead Continuous Improvement activities (e.g. 5-S, VSM, 6-Sigma)
  • May establish or assist in establishing accident prevention measures
  • May manage training programs for personnel concerning all phases of production operations

This requisition may be filled at either a level 2 or a level 3 based on qualifications listed below.

This Requisition may be filled at either a level 2 or a level 3.

Basic Qualifications for a Level 2:

  • Bachelor's of Science degree or higher in Engineering or other STEM area
  • 2 years of relevant experience in operations; candidates with a Master's degree and 0 years of experience will be considered
  • Industrial Engineering experience or Manufacturing experience

Basic Qualifications for a Level 3:

  • Bachelor's of Science degree or higher in Engineering or other STEM area
  • 5 years of relevant experience in operations; candidates with a Master's degree and 3 years of experience will be considered
  • Industrial Engineering experience or Manufacturing experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Industrial Engineering
  • An advanced degree (MS)
  • Professional experience in industrial engineering
  • Experience with SAP or other Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system
  • Experience in defense, aerospace, or automotive industries
  • Technical experience working in a manufacturing/production environment

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.


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