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Principal/Senior Principal Manufacturing Process Engineer – Manufacturing Equipment Lead

Requisition ID: R10017271

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Baltimore - MD, United States of America
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman's Manufacturing Operations Engineering organization is seeking a Principal Manufacturing Equipment Engineer or Senior Principal Equipment Engineer for the Advanced Interconnects and Multilayer Solutions (AIMS) manufacturing cell.

AIMS is committed to the rapid development, manufacture and delivery of leading-edge discriminating products, utilizing advances in organic materials, technology and processing to meet or exceed customer expectations.

The Manufacturing Equipment Engineer will provide manufacturing technical expertise and direction to fabricate printed wiring boards, manifolds, and backplanes for next generation RF hardware.  This position will be responsible for leading, systematizing and sustaining equipment maintenance efforts within AIMS.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the tasks outlined below:

  • Daily interaction, support and collaboration with skilled machine electricians and mechanics providing them with systematic troubleshooting guidance on complex state of the art manufacturing equipment.
  • Successfully apply complex knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures to expedite troubleshooting and repair of complex industrial equipment with integrated electronic, hydraulic, robotics, and pneumatics systems.
  • Communicate maintenance and repair efforts frequently to management and cross functional groups in a customer facing capacity.
  • Provide project management level support and leadership for maintenance and repair events and ownership over outcome.
  • Gain a solid understanding of complex machine system functions, controls and kinematics and communicate issues to stakeholders.
  • Develop work instructions for recurring repairs and processes.
  • Support capital equipment projects as needed
  • Work with Manufacturing Engineering SME’s to develop Predictive and Preventive Maintenance Program for a variety of production assets to ensure correct reliability checks are being made.
  • Ensure all applicable documents, drawings and instructions are available for machine evaluation, troubleshoot and repair.
  • Develop and maintain metric performance, i.e., machine uptime, predictive, and OEE.

The chosen candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills; be able to multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic, and high visibility environment; and work well as part of a team. They must also be a self-starter who is able to work independently or in small teams using schematics, diagrams, and written and verbal descriptions. Excellent prioritization, planning and documentation skills are required.

This req may be filled as a Principal or a Senior Principal based on the qualifications below.

MANUMS

Basic Qualifications for a Principal:

  • Bachelor of Science degree or higher in Engineering or related STEM area with 5 years of relevant experience (or 3 years with a MS or 1 year with a PhD); Candidates with a High School diploma/GED and 9 years of relevant experience or 7 years with an Associate's degree will also be considered.
  • Extensive experience in a manufacturing environment working with industrial manufacturing machinery, production and test related equipment
  • Fluency in MS Office software applications
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret Security Clearance (US Citizenship is required.)

Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal:

  • Bachelor of Science degree or higher in Engineering or related STEM area with 9 years of relevant experience (or 7 years with a MS or 4 years with a PhD). Candidates with a High School diploma/GED and 13 years of relevant experience or 11 years with an Associate's degree will also be considered.
  • Extensive experience in a manufacturing environment working with industrial manufacturing machinery, production and test related equipment
  • Fluency in MS Office software applications
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret Security Clearance (US Citizenship is required.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes used in the production of PCBs in the aerospace market
  • Troubleshooting experience PLC Logic (Siemens, Allen-Bradley, GE)
  • Thorough knowledge of electrical schematics and technical drawings
  • Prior experience as a maintenance or service technician on heavy industrial, automated and/ or manufacturing equipment
  • Electronics experience in a manufacturing, assembly and/ or troubleshooting capacity
  • Experience with developing and conducting classroom and/or virtual training

           


Salary Range: 87780 - 131670
Salary Range 2: 108864 - 163296

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.


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