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Energetics Manufacturing Engineer (VSET)

Requisition ID: R10069500

  • 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: No
  • 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.

Propulsion Systems is currently seeking an Energetics Manufacturing Engineer to function as a Value Stream Element Team Leader (VSET) to provide leadership to our team at our Bacchus, UT facility for multiple programs.

Role description & Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Bacchus Value Stream Director, this position is responsible to lead one or more specific elements or product families within the Bacchus Value Stream. The VSET Lead is responsible for delivering a product family through overall ownership and accountability of that product’s value stream element including: acceptance of requirements, product and process design, planning generation, product manufacture, inspection, acceptance and delivery to the downstream customer to meet cost and schedule requirements.  This position has direct VSET responsibility over manufacturing and facility effectiveness. Manages and ensures effective concurrent engineering through the oversight and integration of all engineering and processing disciplines. Requests, acquires and manages resources within a matrix organization as necessary to accomplish the goals of the value stream.

The VSET leader is responsible for total team performance and works closely with the program office and plant functional organizations to accomplish program and company goals.

The VSET leader’s primary focus is the design and manufacture of a defect free, highest value product that satisfies every customer requirement by focusing on and effectively integrating all elements and disciplines of the associated value stream.

The VSET leader’s responsibilities include:

  • All design, reliability, safety, performance, cost and schedule requirements.

  • The safety of personnel, facilities and product through the development and manufacturing lifecycle.

  • Produced and procured designs, processes, suppliers, materials, facilities, inspection plans, tooling, etc.

  • Financial performance of the value stream and its functional organizations. This includes tracking, reviewing and approval of PCR’s as needed for submittal to the Program Office.

  • Value enhancement and waste elimination efforts for all aspects of the component value stream utilizing PES principles for continuous improvement

  • Currently possess or must be able to obtain Secret security clearance.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related engineering discipline, plus 2 years’ experience or Masters Degree in engineering.

  • Position may be filled at higher level requiring Bachelor's degree in related engineering discipline, plus 5 years experience or Master's degree with 3 years experience.

  • Experience in engineering, program management, production, safety and/or mission assurance roles where the candidate has developed a well-rounded background and understanding of our business and the product lifecycle


Salary Range: $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 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.