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Manufacturing Engineer/ Principal Manufacturing Engineer

Requisition ID: R10069115

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location Icon Location: Iuka, MS, USA   |  Huntsville, AL, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Any (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

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 Aeronautics Systems is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer/ Principal Manufacturing Engineer.  This position will be located at our site in Iuka, Mississippi where technology and teamwork come together.  The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Manufacturing Engineering Team working in a collaborative environment while promoting a positive and proactive teamwork environment.

Manufacturing Engineers for Aeronautics Systems are expected to provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex and difficult problems.  They are problem solvers who have the ability to provide results that are innovative, thorough, practical, and consistent with organization objectives.  We seek Manufacturing Engineers that use a unique skill set that includes a hands-on approach and act as the technical representative voice for the Manufacturing organization.

Responsibilities

The selected candidate will design and develop manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling.  Other duties may include:

  • Adapt machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions.
  • Incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan.
  • Inspect performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigate and initiate corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality.
  • Provide guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.
  • Ensure processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations.

We offer flexible work arrangements, varying work shifts, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

This position can be filled at varying shift times. Shift differential will be paid during eligible shifts.

Basic Qualifications

This requisition may be filled at either a Manufacturing Engineer level or a Principal Manufacturing Engineer level based on the qualifications below.

Manufacturing Engineer

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science with 2 years of experience in engineering, production assembly/fabrication or production manufacturing operation; OR Master's Degree with 0 years of experience in engineering, production assembly/fabrication or production manufacturing operations. Note: An additional 4 years of experience in engineering, production assembly/fabrication or production manufacturing operation experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret level clearance, including Special Access Program within a reasonable period, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.
  • Experience reviewing and interpreting engineering drawings and specifications
  • Experience with root cause & corrective action processes and techniques
  • Ability to work any shift as needed by the business.

Principal Manufacturing Engineer

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science with 5 years of experience in engineering, production assembly/fabrication or production manufacturing operation; OR Master's Degree with 3 years of experience in engineering, production assembly/fabrication or production manufacturing operations; OR PhD. Note: an additional 4 years of experience in engineering, production assembly/fabrication or production manufacturing operation experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret level clearance, including Special Access Program within a reasonable period, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.
  • Experience reviewing and interpreting engineering drawings and specifications
  • Experience with root cause & corrective action processes and techniques
  • Ability to work any shift as needed by the business.

Preferred Qualifications:             

  • STEM Degree (Science, Technical, Engineering or Mathematical)
  • Composites knowledge (i.e. hand layup, automated layup, cure experience, and/or machining experience)
  • Understanding of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Functional knowledge of Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
  • Experience authoring, modifying, and auditing work procedures
  • Able to utilize Catia V5 and/or NX
  • Experience providing innovative techniques focused on improving product designs and tooling assemblies or equipment 
  • Secret or Top-Secret clearance

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This position reports to Iuka, MS, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Huntsville, AL, AL, USA.


Salary Range: $61,300 USD - $91,900 USD
Salary Range 2: $75,400 USD - $113,200 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.