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Principal Engineer Process

Requisition ID: R10076024

  • 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: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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.

Job Description

 

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Composite Manufacturing Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals! This position will be located in Clearfield, UT in our Freeport Composite Center (FCC).  The assignment may include one or more projects focused on hand layup, fiber placement, assembly, machining or painting of composite parts.  FCC currently produces structures for the F-22, F-35, and other high end related parts.

 

The selected candidate will be responsible for supporting manufacturing processes and will implement new designs, process improvements and generate innovative solutions to problems. Our team provides critical support to the production environment. Our goal is to minimize downtime on the production line by troubleshooting, problem solving and proactively identifying areas of concern. Are you someone who enjoys diverse work assignments? This role crosses multiple projects with unique requirements.

 

Responsibilities:

·         Support manufacturing of composite structures

·         Resolve production issues in processes by working closely with manufacturing personnel

·         Support root cause and corrective action

·         Author, modify, and audit procedures

·         Be part of an Integrated Product Team

 

The ideal candidate enjoys working with individuals across teams, collaborating with multiple departments and functions to tackle time-sensitive problems. Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive suite of benefits, and we have won awards for our work-life balance!

 

This position is first shift on a 9/80 schedule. The standard work schedule is Monday – Thursday on day shift and every other Friday. Travel is estimated to be less than 10%.

 

This role may be filled at the Principal Engineer or Senior Principal level depending on the qualifications below.

 

Basic Qualifications:

Principal Engineer

·         Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) and 5+ years of engineering work experience, or a Master’s Degree in a STEM field with 3+ years of engineering work experience

·         Experience with process engineering or manufacturing engineering

·         Microsoft Office experience, specifically with Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

·         Ability to read engineering drawings and specifications

·         Proven understanding of root cause & corrective action processes and techniques

·         Ability to pass EMR (Engineering Material Review) test for processing discrepancies

 

Senior Principal Engineer

·         Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) and 9+ years of engineering work experience, or a Master’s Degree in a STEM field with 7+ years of engineering work experience

·         Experience with process engineering or manufacturing engineering

·         Microsoft Office experience, specifically with Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

·         Ability to read engineering drawings and specifications

·         Proven understanding of root cause & corrective action processes and techniques

·         Ability to pass EMR (Engineering Material Review) test for processing discrepancies

 

Preferred Qualifications:

·         Functional knowledge of Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)

·         Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)

·         Composites hand layup, fiber placement, bonding and cure experience

·         Education in Aerospace, Manufacturing, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering

·         Able to navigate Catia V5

·         Experience using Statistical Process Controls to monitor and improve processes

·         Able to obtain a Department of Defense (DoD) clearance for potential future work (clearance not required to start)

 

What We Offer:

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation -- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!

Principal Engineer Salary Range: $79,700.00 - $119,500.00

Senior Principal Engineer Salary Range 2: $98,700.00 - $148,100.00

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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Salary Range: $79,700 USD - $119,500 USD
Salary Range 2: $98,700 USD - $148,100 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.