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Principal/Senior Principal Manufacturing Engineer – AMEC (Advanced Microelectronics)

Requisition ID: R10017865

  • 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/Senior Principal Manufacturing Process Engineer for the Advanced Microelectronics Cell (AMEC). This position focuses on Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging. This cell has a large variety of manufacturing including both low and high volume and mix.

The Manufacturing Process Engineer responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the tasks outlined below:

Process Development

  • Developing new and maintaining or improving existing manufacturing processes with a focus on affordability
  • Creating and managing to project plans (tasks, resources, schedules) for process development activities
  • Providing ROI justification for process improvements
  • Specifying, identifying and procuring new manufacturing equipment for production readiness and preparing equipment for production
  • Developing & optimizing process parameters
  • Developing/revising process documentation and work instructions
  • Assisting with design of custom tooling
  • Supporting manual and highly automated microelectronics machinery

Factory Support

  • Monitoring process yields and cost, recommending and implementing quality improvements based on these metrics
  • Creating, validating and maintaining automatic equipment programs
    Solving of manufacturing problems (related to materials, designs, equipment, people) in a timely manner
  • Assisting with the training of new personnel and participating in the design of operator training materials
  • Supporting factory maintenance personnel with the troubleshooting and repair of process equipment
  • Working in cross functional teams to execute RCCAs and lean initiatives
  • Interfacing with equipment vendors to troubleshoot and resolve issues


Design Support

  • Recommending product design improvements required to produce advanced microelectronics products
  • Documenting state-of-the-art process capabilities and guidelines for product designers
  • Participating in design producibility reviews for new products

This position may be filled as a Principal Engineer or a Senior Principal Engineer based on the requirements below. 

MANUMS

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Engineer:

  • Bachelor of Science degree or higher in Engineering or related STEM degree, with minimum 5 years of professional experience or a Master's Degree in a STEM field and 3 years of professional work experience
  • Fluency in MS Office software applications.
  • Ability to multi-task in fast-paced, dynamic, and high visibility environment and work well as part of a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret Security Clearance.
  • US Citizenship is required.

Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal Engineer:

  • Bachelor of Science degree or higher in Engineering or related STEM degree, with minimum 9 years of professional experience or a Master's Degree in a STEM field and 7 years of professional work experience
  • Fluency in MS Office software applications
  • Ability to multi-task in fast-paced, dynamic, and high visibility environment and work well as part of a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret Security Clearance.
  • US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with J-STD, MIL-STD and Space Class hardware requirements.
  • Experience with automated equipment and transport systems 
  • Experience with the design or manufacturing of microelectronics technology and materials
  • Process/Manufacturing Engineering experience

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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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.