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.
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 is looking for an
Associate Mechanical Engineer to join our team in Wallops Island, VA. As an integral member of the Antares
integration, test, and launch operations team, the Associate Mechanical
Engineer will support and manage various aspects of the assembly, integration,
test, and launch of the Antares launch vehicle to deliver supplies and
scientific equipment to the International Space Station under the NASA
Commercial Resupply Services (CRS2) contract.
Candidates will contribute to the final assembly, integration, test and
flight of various orbital and sub-orbital space launch vehicle systems.
Specific duties may include:
mechanical integration of flight hardware;
processes and procedures for the assembly, test, and flight of launch vehicle
and developing tooling to aid in the integration and test process;
integration activities with supervisors, program engineers and various customer
design changes on work-in-process or completed assemblies;
and dispositioning hardware discrepancies and pursuing root cause and
and implementing Lean solutions to decrease cycle times;
duties as assigned by supervisors.