Principal Engineer Industrial-19020626

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

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact peoples lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

Statement of Work / Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes and designs sequence of operations and work flow to improve efficiencies in plant and production facilities, as well as equipment layouts; may assist facilities engineers in the planning and design of facilities.
  • Establishes methods to maximize utilization of labor, equipment, and tooling resources.
  • Develops and implements plans for facility modifications, build revisions and updates to operating methods and production processes.
  • Provides capacity planning, rate tool analysis, and production readiness assessments.
  • Conducts studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, and manufacturing optimization.
  • Maintains and generates metrics to measure of program and/or functional schedule and cost performance.
  • May establish or assist in establishing accident prevention measures and training programs for personnel concerning all phases of production operations.


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) field with 5 years of engineering experience OR a Masters Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) field with 3 years of  engineering experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Project, and Power Point
  • This position requires an active DoD Secret clearance with an investigation date/periodic review within the last 5 years and the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Military Aircraft Operations Experience
  • Documented experience working in a robust IPT environment 
  • Experience participating and leading project teams
  • Experience with EVMS, SAP, and/or MES

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: 19020626

  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