Prncpl Engr Mech Equip Dsgn

    • Palmdale, CA

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Principal Engineer Mechanical Equipment Design.

Candidate will perform the duties of a Mechanical Engineer to design, analyze, release, and monitor the status of test equipment engineering drawings. A knowledge emphasis on mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, or electrical subsystem testing and test requirements is desired. Must be knowledgeable in a 2D/3D CAD software, such as NX, CATIA, or SolidWorks.
Responsibilities include concept and detail design; development and update of test equipment build-to-packages (BTPs); test requirements identification; subsystems analysis; test equipment integration and analysis; test setup and execution support. Additionally, candidate will be required to support the procurement and build of designed test equipment, including frequent communication with Parts Integration Team, flight test technicians, and external material suppliers. Candidate may also be required to support test failure investigation and troubleshooting, as well as provide suggestions for test equipment design improvements and response to equipment-related corrective action requests.

A successful applicant will demonstrate knowledge of mechanical systems design or testing, gas and fluid flow rate and leak testing, and the typical electro-mechanical components, test requirements, and methodologies used in the aerospace industry.


Basic Qualifications:

B.S in Mechanical Engineering or other STEM field with equivalent experience in support of aircraft mechanical subsystem design or test

Minimum of 5 years related work experience (3 years acceptable with job-related Masters degree)

Active DoD Secret Security Clearance investigated within the past 6 years

At least 1 year experience using Microsoft Office Suite

Strong CAD skills with at least 1 year experience developing 3D models and 2D drawings

Working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

Ability to obtain/maintain Program Security Access

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience using NX10 or equivalent CAD tool
Experience using CPLM/TeamCenter or equivalent Lifecycle Management tool
Hands on experience operating aircraft ground support or test equipment
Experience working with fully assembled aircraft systems in a production environment

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.

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