Principal Engr Energetics Mfg

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 Innovation 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.

Propulsion Systems is currently seeking an experienced PrincipalEnergetics ManufacturingEngineer to support our Process Engineering team at our Bacchus facilities.

Position Summary:

The primary focus of this job will be to find ways to assist Operations by creating more users friendly and error proof updates to the current and future manufacturing systems. This job will also have standard Process Engineering support requirements such as procedure/standard work support, OSCR/OSCB/PPCB, implementing designs into production, etc.

Responsibilities include:

Work directly with flight hardware, developing and improving manufacturing processes
Performing cause and corrective action activities to permanently eliminate defects
Working with concurrent engineering team to create Build-to-Packages (i.e. engineering and planning documents)
Preparing MRB dispositions
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 thru capital and tooling projects
Troubleshooting production/tooling/facility issues and implementing improvements and solutions
Supporting design, checkout, qualification and implementation of new or modified tooling or equipment

Basic Qualifications:

B.S. degree in Chemical, Mechanical Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering (other technical degrees may be considered) with a minimum of 5 years engineering experience
High energy, results oriented, self-motivated/ self-reliant team player
Good problem-solving skills, strong attention to detail and strong oral and written communication skills
Good organization and multi-tasking skills
Experience in Lean Manufacturing Techniques
Excellent Computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience writing shop planning (ESI experience a plus)
Experience working with composite structures, material bonding, instrumentation installation, ordnance installation and/or industrial transportation and handling
Provide creative yet practical technical solutions to material and process trouble-shooting issues.

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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