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Principal Engineer Industrial

Requisition ID: R10052047

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • 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.

Job Summary:
Supports project management of continuous improvement deliverables as part of the integrated program team. Responsible for the execution of effective continuous improvement of the assigned program. Provide Industrial Engineering expertise and coordination of the OBV final assembly line.Work with the Operations Program Manager and program team to find opportunities for cost reduction, labor efficiency gains, and other continuous improvement activities in support of safety, quality, delivery, and cost.Summary of Duties:Provide solutions to complex issues for industrialization of final assembly as partDevelop and execute industrialization plans in accordance with operation and program goalsHelp develop and write standard work proceduresProvide technical contribution to the Engineering and Manufacturing teams to develop optimal production processesDevelop and maintain facility layouts and decipher ways to improve flow of assembly and materialsManage and coordinate the successful implementation of new mechanical ground support equipment (MGSE) in final assemblyDevelop Cycle time and Takt Time standards for entire programs or production lines and plans to achieve themHelp develop and maintain industrialization metrics in line with standard company KPI's and communicate performance on a regular basisResponsible for implementing improvement projects for the programChampion and implement Lean principles (e.g., 5S, visual workplace, flow, etc.) – must be willing to receive Six Sigma yellow beltCapacity to learn and understand regulatory requirements, customer specifications and company specifications for an operationManage facility layouts, material conveyance flow, the iCard program, etc. Be proficient with most site manufacturing proceduresApply concepts relating to manufacturability to engineeringBecome knowledgeable of the assembly process and order of operationsProvide help, guidance, and training as it relates to continuous improvement concepts and project implementationPerform all other duties as assignedMinimum Education or Experience5 Years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD.Able to obtain clearance

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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. 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.