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Process Engineer

Requisition ID: R10063957

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Clearfield, Utah, 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: 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 seeking a Process Engineer to join the Rocket Motor Case Engineering team in Clearfield, Utah.

Role Description & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain detailed work instructions for assigned products/processes

  • Provide day to day support of manufacturing personnel

  • Coordinates with Design Engineering on design and manufacturability issues

  • Coordinates with production on day to day activities. Assists in the resolution of processing issues

  • Evaluate and aid in the disposition of discrepant hardware

  • Leads root cause investigations and develops effective corrective actions

  • Troubleshoots existing processes to improve safety, quality, cost, and efficiency

  • Analyze processing data to highlight trends and implement corrective actions

  • Maintains manufacturing bill of materials (MBOM)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Good organizational skills and ability to work with minimal direction

  • Excellent computer skills. Skilled in working with Microsoft Office applications and business database systems

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Ability to build strong, working relationships with operations and quality personnel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in working with aerospace specifications and drawings, both hard copy and model based

  • Experience in working with composite materials

  • Experience with insulation / rubber processes

  • Experience with composite winding processes

  • Experience with machining processes

  • Experience with hardware installation processes

  • Experience supporting an aerospace manufacturing process with the necessary materials, tooling, and equipment

  • Experience authoring, modifying, and auditing manufacturing procedures

  • Knowledge of root cause / corrective action processes and techniques

Education/Certifications

  • B.S. degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Manufacturing, Chemical Engineering or related engineering degree; 2-years or more of applicable experience with Bachelor’s or 0-years with Master’s degree.

  • Position may be filled at a  higher level requiring the following:

    • B.S. degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Manufacturing, Chemical Engineering or related engineering degree; 5-years or more of applicable experience with Bachelor’s or 3-years with Master’s degree


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.