Principal Energetics Mfg Engineer

    • Brigham City, UT

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage, and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity, and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
Northrop Grumman Space Systems designs, builds, and delivers space, defense, and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems, and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems, and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is currently seeking a Process Engineer to support our Process Engineering team at our Promontory, Utah Plant.

Role Description & Responsibilities:

  • Developing and improving manufacturing processes
  • Work in Live operations and final assembly
  • Performing cause and corrective action activities to permanently eliminate defects using root cause analysis tools
  • Working with concurrent engineering team to create Build-to-Packages (i.e. engineering and planning documents)
  • Authoring, updating and reviewing shop floor planning
  • Preparing and presenting technical presentations to VSET, leadership, and to the customers for review and approval
  • Performing table top reviews
  • Using SPC tools to ensure process control
  • Developing and incorporating process improvements
  • Troubleshooting production/tooling/facility issues and implementing improvements and solutions
  • Supporting design, checkout, qualification and implementation of new or modified tooling or equipment
  • Troubleshooting production/tooling/facility issues and implementing improvements and solutions
  • Supporting design, checkout, qualification, and implementation of new or modified tooling or equipment


Skills & Qualifications:
  • Self-Starter that takes initiative to complete tasks and assignments with little supervision
  • Good problem-solving skills and strong oral and written communication skills

  • Good organization and multi-tasking skills
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing Techniques
  • Basic Computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Interpreting blue prints and specifications
  • Experience writing shop planning (preferred)
  • Experience working with energetic materials and processes (preferred)
  • Strong inter-personal and Customer Service Skills
  • Process Controls (SPC)

  • B.S. degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or Aerospace Engineering or related engineering degree with 5 years' experience with Bachelor degree or 3 years' experience with Master degree.

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

A leading global security company, Northrop Grumman provides innovative products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber security, and complex logistics to government and commercial clients.

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