Principal Engineer Packaging
- Roy, UT
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Northrop Grumman Space Systems, Strategic Deterrent Systems (SDS) Division, is seeking a Principal Engineering Packaging. This position will be located in Roy, Utah and will support the business portfolio for the Strategic Deterrent Systems Division which includes the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program, Ground Systems Sustainment Contract (GSSC) and related business development.
What You'll Get To Do:
Designs, develops, and tests a wide variety of containers used for the protection, display, and handling of products.
Determines packaging specifications according to the nature of the product, cost limitations, legal requirements, and the type of protection required, considering need for resistance to such external variables as moisture, corrosive chemicals, temperature variations, light, heat, rough handling, and tampering.
Designs package exteriors considering such factors as product identification, sales appeal, aesthetic quality, and printing and production techniques.
Responsibilities may include documentation management and an understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
Reviews contract data requirements lists to meet packaging requirements, design packaging handling, storage, and transportability (PHS&T) devices, and create packaging instructions based on military (MIL-STD-2073) and commercial (ASTM) standards.
Packaging designs must meet requirements to ship hardware by land, air, and/or ocean as required.
Participates in packaging design reviews to ensure packaging, handling, storage, and transportability engineering concepts are customer compliant and support capability constraints.
Participate in Pre-ship Readiness Reviews, led by Mission Assurance, to ensure packaging and logistics completeness and readiness of each item of hardware, prior to release for shipment to another facility.
Create Basis of Estimates (BOE) for packaging labor, container costs, logistics support, for moderate to complex projects, based on information from contract requirements and leveraging historical Program data.
Create, revise, and maintain drawings and specifications for container/pallet packaging requirements.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
• 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.
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Packaging Science/Engineering and 5+ years experience
Familiarity with MIL-STD-1366, Transportability Analysis
Familiarity with MIL-STD-1791C, Designing for Internal Aerial Delivery in Fixed Wing Aircraft
Familiarity with 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) & International Air Transport Association (IATA) as it pertains to hazardous materials packaging, marking/labeling, and shipping.
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
Active DOD Secret Clearance within the last 5 years
Aerospace Industry experience
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