Principal Engineer Mechanical

    • Redondo Beach, CA

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, Strategic Space Systems Division, is seeking a highly qualified, mission oriented Principal Engineer Mechanical to support the Engineering and Ground System Department (E&GS) team in Redondo Beach, CA with responsibilities including (but not limited to) the following:

The E&GS Department provides project leadership and engineering expertise to our programs from the proposal phase, through system design for manufacturability, testability and production operations. Additionally, our project managers and engineers are critical members of system deployment and launch efforts. This diverse team provides innovative and cost effective technical solutions for successful program execution of our space and directed energy business portfolio. Our team consists of engineers with expertise in mechanical manufacturing and assembly, ground support equipment design and analysis, mechanical test and integration, and system deployment and launch operations. Our project managers lead diverse teams of engineers and support personnel to ensure cost effective and timely delivery of high reliability developmental and production systems.

If you thrive in close proximity to hardware development, excel in design, analysis and production of systems that support important science and defense missions, then the EG&S Department is the organization that will provide you with such opportunities. We are looking for a Principle Engineer Mechanical with the following responsibilities:

  • Support and occasionally lead production, test and integration efforts of various programs at Space Park
  • Support and occasionally lead development of manufacturing plans to execute program requirements
  • Support and occasionally lead development of non-flight hardware
  • Support and occasionally lead development of flight hardware test and integration plans.


Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) related field plus 5 years of related engineering experience; OR Master of Science in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) related field plus 3 years of related engineering experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Power Point or Project
  • Candidate must have at least ONE of the following active U.S. Government Security Clearances:
          • Department of Defense Top Secret level with a background investigation date within 6 years.
          • OR SCI access with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years
          • OR Department of Energy Q Clearance with a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within 5 years



          Preferred Qualifications:
          • Use and application of technical principles, theories and concepts of mechanical engineering
          • Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing principles with a focus on Design for Manufacturing
          • Develops recommended solutions to technical problems in mechanical engineering disciplines
          • Active in-scope Top Secret Security Clearance and SCI access
          • Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering
          • Experience in defense, aerospace or high-reliability product development industries
          • Experience with NX10, CATIA V, PTC Creo
          • Experience with Solumina MES
          • Experience with CAPE
          • Experience with MS Project

          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.

          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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