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Composite Case Design & Analysis/ Principal Composite Case Design & Analysis Engineer

Requisition ID: R10077171

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location Icon Location: Corinne, UT, USA   |  Magna, UT, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking 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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems – Propulsions Division is currently seeking a Composite Case Design & Analysis/ Principal Composite Case Design & Analysis Engineer to provide talent to our Structural Engineering team at our Promontory or Bacchus (Magna), UT facility.

Role description & Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for aiding the development of composite rocket motor cases and associated hardware. Candidate will contribute to major design efforts and coordinate technical efforts based on knowledge and experience. Candidate will create designs for future rocket motor case products using advanced in-house codes coupled with finite element analysis.

Job Duties: 

  • Design composite rocket motor cases using Northrop Grumman proprietary computer codes. 

  • Design associated components and structures, both composite and metallic, to achieve lowest cost from design and lean manufacturing principles.

  • Perform 2D and 3D structural analysis for the design of flight hardware and test articles using Siemens NX CAD software and ABAQUS/CAE.

  • Create engineering drawings and specifications to define design for hardware fabrication, write test plans, support fabrication efforts, oversee testing, analyze test data and make revisions to design based on results.

  • Learn and help maintain standard design processes.

Experience Requirements:  

  • Candidate must have a minimum of a BS in Mechanical Engineering with 2 years of engineering design experience or 0 years with a MS

  • Position can be filled one level higher, BS and 5 years or MS and 3 years of experience

  • Candidate must have a minimum of 2 years and 2 years (T02) in solid rocket motor design and manufacture experience.  MS degree requires 2 less years experience.

  • Must have U.S citizenship

Preferred Experience

  • Strong understanding of solid rocket motor system design, development, and manufacture

This position reports to Corinne, UT, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Magna, UT, UT, USA.


Salary Range: $71,100 USD - $106,700 USD
Salary Range 2: $87,600 USD - $131,400 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.