Principal Engineer Material Process

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for Principal Engineer Material Process to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

Essential Functions:

Electrical Material & ProcessingLabs (EMPL) needs an Engineer to support Destructive Physical Analysis (DPA) Lab as a lead. DPA Lab Lead will be responsible from day-to-day activities for ~10 people who perform DPA lab tasks such as DPA testing per applicable specifications (M273876, Mil-Std-883, Mil-Std-750, Mil-Std-1580, etc.), part and material qualification testing, cross-section testing, visual inspection, failure analysis tasks, and other DPA Lab tests. DPA Lab Lead will be responsible from tasks such as assigning tasks to staff, communicating status & issues with all stakeholders (programs, functional, etc), maintaining lab equipment, and supporting the EMPL Section Manager with other tasks as needed. Candidate should have extensive experience with Military Standards such as Mils-Std-1580, Mil-Std-750, Mil-Std-883, Mil-Std-202. Experience with NGAS PIN specs is preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as ability to summarize and present data to customers.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree inScience, Technology, Engineering, or Math(STEM) degree & 5 years ofDestructive Physical Analysis Lab experience, Master's Degree & 3 years of experience, orPhDDegree & 0 years experience
Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineeringor Materials Process
Demonstrated leadership experience in a role
Excellent verbal & written communication skills

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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