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Process Controls Engineer

Requisition ID: R10083970

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Magna, UT, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • 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 is currently seeking a Process Controls Engineer to support our Process Engineering team at our Bacchus, Utah Plant.

Position Summary:  
This position will be located at Bacchus working in the Process Engineering group with responsibilities in the Controls/Process Support. The job will support Plant Rocket Motor manufacturing processes.

Responsibilities include:

  • Field support for Manufacturing processes (process, tooling, equipment)

  • Design and specification review and updating

  • Operating procedure writing, review and updates

  • Preparation and present to OSCB/PPCB (Safety reviews)

  • Update and review of statistical process control charts (work any out of family attributes)

  • Prepare and submit Maintenance Work Orders

  • Develop and incorporate process improvements thru capital and tooling projects

  • Prepare for and present to Capital Appropriations Board (CAB) to obtain funding for capital improvements.

  • Trouble shoot production/tooling/facility issues and bring to resolution

  • Support various control systems on plant.  Support includes troubleshooting, re-programming, adding software enhancements, etc. in support of Operations.

  • Support programming of Rockwell PLC systems, and transitioning other equipment to modern control systems.

Minimum Requirements:

  • B.S. degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Aerospace Engineering or Computer Science

    • Position may be filled at higher level requiring B.S. degree with 2 years experience or Masters degree

  • Strong desire to work with control processes

  • RSlogix 5000 and Rockwell PLC experience.

  • A desire to support Field Manufacturing processes

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in explosive operating area

  • Procedure writing experience

  • Computer Process Control experience (PLC, Fox, Etc.)

  • Read P&IDs and Loop Sheets

  • Ability to safely use standard electrical testing devices, e.g. multimeter, for troubleshooting purposes.

  • Aerospace with controls experience.

  • Networking understanding/experience.

Salary Range: $60,600 USD - $91,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $73,400 USD - $110,000 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.