Staff Materials & Process Engineer
Requisition ID: R10128340
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Clearfield, Utah, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: SAP
- 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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Staff Materials and Process (M&P) Engineer (level 5) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in Clearfield, UT.
In this role, you will be a part of an Integrated Product Team supporting production and new design releases. Our team works with cutting edge exotic materials and novel products to innovate within our mission, working across the facility supporting large composite structures Are you interested in working on state-of-the-art composites? Come join us!
Build and revise material specifications and product specifications
Advise customer on product innovations
Resolve material concerns for production operations including MRB evaluations
Develop ground-breaking solutions for design and manufacturing
Verify manufacturing limits and ensure specifications are maintained
Develop requirements for structural and chemical testing
Lead root cause and corrective action requirement analysis
Our M&P team works independently but interacts constantly with other engineering groups and customers to achieve expectations. We’re empowered to make decisions but can draw upon corporate resources to support us when needed. Each member of the team is tasked with identifying ways to improve efficiency in the team in the pursuit of continuous improvement. We’re looking for a fellow self-starter who enjoys assessing and understanding risk to join us.
Bachelor of Science (BS) in a relevant Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline and 14 years of related experience; OR a Master of Science (MS) in a relevant STEM discipline and 12 years of related experience; OR a Ph.D. in a relevant STEM discipline and 9 years of related experience
Experience with composites and related materials (such as coatings, resins, epoxy or polyimide adhesives, prepregs, fabrics, etc.)
Familiarity with polymeric materials or composite test methods and process development, and qualification
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret and Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to the commencement of employment
Current active Secret clearance (or higher)
Degree in Materials Science, Chemical, or Ceramic Engineering, or other closely related discipline
Experience in composite materials testing methods, procedures, failure modes, environmental effects, and bonded composite joints
Composite fabrication experience and planning
Experience supporting composite primary and secondary structures, metallic, vendor supplied material certifications, approved materials list, and support forensic activities as required
Experience with composite processing techniques
Experience with production control systems (SAP/Visual Mfg/etc.)
Knowledge of or laboratory experience in materials characterization techniques (DSC, TGA, SEM, optical microscopy, mechanical testing, etc.)
Experience in working on business or engineering full life-cycle projects from project inception through launch
Experience leading or mentoring less experienced engineers
Competencies for Success:
Commitment to divide time between office, laboratory, and production floor wherever demand is required to achieve outcomes
Good presentation and writing/communication skills
Self-motivated, willing to learn, and interested in working in a team environment
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.