At Northrop Grumman, our
employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that
impact peoples 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 nations 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, theyre making history.
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.
Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is looking for a Principal Designer CNC Programmer reporting
to the Mechanical Engineering Manager in the Military Systems Center of
Excellence (COE) located in Beavercreek,
Develop, generate, manipulate and modify CAD models using NX (preferred) or CATIA.
Write new CNC programs, setup instructions,
estimate and make changes to existing CNC programs.
Develop, write and maintain NC programs using
engineering models, drawings and specifications to support a zero defects
machining operations environment.
Select program routines for the most efficient
machining methods for each part.
Will be involved in the prove out of new
technology, first article inspection, fixture design, and day to day
programming using Siemens NX CAM.
Analyze engineering models/drawings to define
the sequence of machining operations to ensure that the design intent and
component quality is achieved.
Make proper cutting tool selections, taking
into consideration such factors as materials, speeds, type of cutters, feeds
and control system imitations.
Use machine simulation and optimization
software to troubleshoot/validate CNC programs and ensure highly efficient and
100% defect-free FTT machining processes.
Modify existing parts programs for engineering
changes or program improvements.
Work closely with Machinists, Quality,
Engineering, Management and other team members.
Siemens NX CAM (Unigraphics) software, Ver. 8.0 or greater.
and Tolerance (GD&T).
solid models, drawings and is familiar with Geometric Dimensioning and
Use NX CAD/CAM software
Ver. 8 or greater to manipulate / modify solid models and to generate cutting
tool paths (CNC programs) that are executed by CNC machining centers.
Machine simulation software (Vericut) to troubleshoot/validate CNC
programs and ensure 100% defect-free First Time Through (FTT) machining
Write work instructions
that accompany the CNC programs.
support to machinists and process engineers during CNC machining operations.
organizational discipline, adhering to rigorous revision control requirements.
both verbally, and in writing.
Read and interpret
blueprints, technical drawings, and specifications.
Effectively review and
analyze technical problems.
Operate effectively in a
Interpret company policies, technical publications, and government
Revision control requirements.
Ability to make decisions and work with limited supervision
Strong computer skills including MS Office, CATIA, and CAD
CNC machining experience a plus
Composite materials machining experience
Ability to manage time and handle multiple tasks
Ability to acquire a Security Clearance is required,
which requires US Citizenship as a pre-requisite
HS diploma or equivalent required; prefer AA degree or technical
training in addition to HS diploma.
4 years minimum of NX CAD/CAM experience
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.