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Associate/Hazards Analyst Engineer

Requisition ID: R10068050

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Magna, 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: 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.

NG Space Systems – Propulsion Systems is currently seeking an Associate Hazards Analyst/ Hazard Analyst Engineer to support our Hazards Analysis team supporting several locations within the Propulsion Division, but home location would be the Bacchus (Magna), UT facility.

Role description & Responsibilities:

Hazards Analysis (HA) engineers will perform hazards analysis studies for Northrop Grumman Corporation. Processes and products involving energetic, combustible, and flammable ingredients, propellants, and materials. These studies identify risk and establish safeguards to prevent ignition, injury, or damage, and define necessary actions to negate the hazard or reduce risk to acceptable levels. HA engineer works closely with Safety, Process, Tooling, and Design engineers and Operations to complete analysis effort.

Job Duties: 

  • Performs complex process safety and/or hazards analysis engineering assignments in support of the development, testing, and production of highly hazardous materials

  • Often functions in a consulting role or has HA project leadership role in important design, development, and manufacturing projects

  • Primary role is to apply a physics-based approach to risk identification and mitigation requiring considerable technical experience and ability

  • Prepares/supports Quantity/Distance analyses, concept, design and process hazards analyses, technical analyses in response to contract data item requirements

  • End item safety analyses, safety assessment reports, ground operations and support hazards analyses, engineering change proposals

  • Provides technical basis for safety waivers and regulatory interpretations, deviations, and explosives hazard classifications

  • Supports and defends critical review of the analysis effort in all review forums up to and including executive leadership.

  • Will develop a working knowledge of MIL-STD 882, DoD 4145.26M, DoD 6055.9, OSHA and NFPA regulations. 

Skills & Qualifications:

Must have strong multitasking and problem-solving abilities. Well-organized, works effectively with little to no supervision, maintains attention to detail and deals effectively with ambiguity. Must have strong communication skills (written and verbal). You must be able to prepare and deliver briefings of technical information, with clarity, to all levels of management and customer personnel.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Engineering or Physics

  • Position can be filled one level higher, BS and 2 years or MS and 0 years of experience

  • Advanced degree in Engineering, Physics, or Chemistry Preferred

Salary Range: $58,800 USD - $88,200 USD
Salary Range 2: $71,100 USD - $106,700 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

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 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.