Principal Composites Structural Design Engineer (Must have current and active secret clearance to be considered)-19011156

Location: Clearfield
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 2
Shift : 1st Shift

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.
Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Group in Clearfield, Utah is seeking an experienced Principal Composites Design Engineer
Role description & Responsibilities:
Highly motivated design engineer with experience designing composite structures and assemblies for military and/or commercial aircraft.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the design of laminates, sandwich structures, and bonded and bolted assemblies.
Skills should include relationally linked modeling, establishing datum schemes for assemblies, and performing tolerance stackup analysis.
Experience Preferred:
  • Definition of layups and ply patterns with Fibersim
  • CAD automation, programming, script writing
  • Previous experience in aerospace manufacturing facility
    Skills & Qualifications:
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a team
  • Excellent communication skills are required.
  • Ability to make sound decisions
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively


Experience Requirements:

    • Must have an active clearance with an investigation within the last 4.5 years (or 4 years 6 months)
    • BS in Engineering with a minimum of 4 years related experience in design engineering function1 year of experience with Siemens NX or Catia V5 for component and assembly design
    • Assembly level design including establishment of data schemes and tolerance analysis
    • Knowledge of composite materials and manufacturing processes
    • Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment as part of a multi-discipline team
  • BS degree in Civil, Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering, or related
    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.
  • Job ID: 19011156

      Reasons to apply:

    1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
    2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
    3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
    Secret Required