Sr Principal Manufacturing Engineer
Requisition ID: R10127133
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Sunnyvale, California, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: None
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 1
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Sr Principal Manufacturing Engineer based out of Sunnyvale, CA. You will support the manufacturing and testing of marine propulsion and power generations systems working on various manufacturing processes for high-value gearing and steam turbine assemblies, machined components, and welded fabrications. This position will focus on optimizing capability of manufacturing tools and machinery.
What You'll get to Do:
Oversee operation of capital machinery, specializing in machine tool systems (milling, boring, turning, hobbing, grinding)
Optimize performance of equipment by implementing new capability (development of solutions to increase throughput and reduce cycle times using new tooling components/systems; programming techniques, control systems upgrades)
Troubleshoot machine failures to minimize downtime, while collaborating with machine maintenance and equipment OEMs.
Supports new capital procurement and the designs and arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout.
Adapts machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions.
Bachelor's in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology Engineering or Math) with 9+ years of relevant work experience; Master's Degree in a STEM discipline with 7+ years of relevant work experience; PhD with 4+ years of experience.
Experience working in a manufacturing environment as a process owner (process, equipment, documentation, special training).
Hands on experience machining and troubleshooting of machines or being in a machine shop environment.
Experience with machine tool equipment and control systems (large CNC mills, lathes, hobbers and grinders).
Comfortable and able to work well as part of an integrated team including skilled machinists, engineers, and management.
Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
Ability to support multiple shifts as required.
Ability to obtain a security clearance which requires US citizenship.
Experience in machine tool design and maintenance.
Capable of programming CNC lathes, mills and/or grinders.
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.
What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.