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Mechanical Engineer

Requisition ID: R10069596

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: El Segundo, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • 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.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels. In this role, you will be responsible for collaborating across a multi-disciplinary team of engineers responsible for developing, modifying, and maintaining aircraft design configurations using current engineering practices and standards.  Responsibilities for the role include conceptual design, preliminary / layout, and detail design, drawing release, design review presentations, and support to fabrication.  The selected candidate must be a self-starter capable of flourishing in an environment with minimal direction.  The candidate will need to have excellent communication, writing, and presentation skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Candidate will perform design related tasks utilizing the NX and Teamcenter tool suite.
  • Candidate will be responsible for integration of subsystems components and structural configurations into various types of aircraft applications.
  • Candidate will be responsible for coordinating and collaborating with relevant stakeholders to ensure robust and maintainable configurations are produced.
  • Candidate will be required to perform GD&T activities associated with producing and manufacturing of designs.
  • Candidate will attend internal program, customer and/or supplier technical exchange meetings and/or formal program milestone reviews to provide and/or obtain progress status updates.

Additional responsibilities could also include leading work packages, interfacing with customers, providing technical support to other disciplines, providing proposal technical inputs, cost estimating, and meeting schedule and cost commitments. The candidate will be required to coordinate with other engineering disciplines for inputs and design implementation.

Basic Qualifications Engineer Mechanical:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM discipline from an accredited university AND 2 years of related professional/military experience in mechanical/aerospace engineering; OR Master’s degree in a STEM discipline from an accredited university AND 0 years of related professional/military experience in mechanical/aerospace engineering.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an active DoD Secret clearance
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR) as determined by business needs.
  • Experience with aircraft design concepts and industry standard modeling software.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience designing aircraft primary and secondary structures.
  • Experience with NX CAD software and Teamcenter PLM.
  • Experience with advanced manufacturing processes.
  • Participation in multiple design and analysis cycles in aircraft development programs.
  • Experience working on Special Access Programs.

Salary Range: $74,900 USD - $112,300 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.