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Principal Engineer Mechanical

Requisition ID: R10075687

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Northridge, CA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's 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 nation's 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, they're making history.

Are you looking for a rewarding and challenging career as a Principal Mechanical Design Engineer in Northridge, CA?  If so, then Northrop Grumman Defense Systems may be the employer for you!

We are currently seeking a Principal Mechanical Design Engineer who will lead the research, planning, designing, development, and documentation of mechanical and electromechanical components and assemblies for Stand-in Attack Weapong (SiAW). This includes, but is not limited to, electronic components and assemblies, airframes, separation mechanisms, and more!

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Aerospace Engineering AND a minimum of five (5) years Mechanical and/or Electrical Design experience using CAD software OR a Master's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Aerospace Engineering AND a minimum of three (3) years Mechanical and/or Electrical Design experience using CAD software.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Gov't Secret clearance within a timeframe set forth by management; US citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possession of a Secret or Interim Secret Clearance.

  • Certification as an Engineer-In-Training or attainment of a PE certification.

  • Familiarity with PTC Creo (7.0 is preferred) and Windchill.

  • Familiarity with ASME Y14.100 and its associated standards.

  • Familiarity with ASME Y14.5.

  • Familiarity with Quality practices and tools (FAIs, MRB, CMM, etc...)

  • Experience with CCA design and/or fabrication.

  • Experience with Machining (Mill, Lathe, Router, etc...)

  • Experience with additive manufacturing (3D Printing, Rapid Prototyping, etc...)

  • Experience with structural analysis using both hand-calculations and FEA software (Nastran, abacus, etc...)

  • Experience with cable design, fabrication, and inspection IAW IPC / WHMA-A-620 in addiction to connector selection.

  • Experience with Corrosion Prevention and pertinent standards (MIL-STD-810 and MIL-STD-881).

Salary Range: $92,200 USD - $138,400 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

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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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.