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Engineer Propulsion

Requisition ID: R10074550

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Palm Beach Gardens, FL, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems, Missile Products Business Unit is currently seeking an experienced Propulsion Engineer Level 2 to support our Ramjet and Scramjet Propulsion Systems Development efforts within our Advanced Propulsion and Systems (AP&S) Market Segment.  This position can reside in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

Job Responsibilities:    

  • Support efforts to develop and mature ramjet and scramjet programs and internal research and development activities.
  • Support propulsion and subsystem IPT leads to ensure technical and cost execution of each system component and identify risks and appropriate mitigation activities to achieve program objectives.
  • Work with IPT leads to establish product build requirements (i.e. engineering, planning and inspection documents, schedule).
  • Check completed layouts and drawings for clarity, completeness, conformity to standards and specifications.
  • Investigate pertinent design factors such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials and equipment, contractual specification requirements and cost, and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Document and present design, manufacturing and testing status as needed.
  • Work closely with manufacturers to ensure that design intent is met in the manufacturing of parts.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering & 2 years of experience or Master’s Degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering
  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance, which requires US Citizenship as a pre-requisite
  • Working knowledge of Computer Aided Design (CAD) software
  • Proficient ability to use Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, Power Point, Project)
  • Knowledge of ANSI Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Knowledge of general machine shop fabrication processes
  • Knowledge of Design for Assembly / Design for Manufacturing (DFA/DFM).
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, writing, presentation and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to meet with various customers, in both government and industry, and to interface with suppliers.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Active Security Clearance
  • Working knowledge of NX
  • Additive manufacturing experience
  • Understanding of lean manufacturing processes

Salary Range: $74,900 USD - $112,300 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.