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Electrical Component Engineer

Requisition ID: R10046045

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Northridge, California, 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.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is currently seeking an Electrical (T02) Component Engineer for tactical missile system development and production programs in Northridge, CA.

In this role, the selected candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to):

  • Ensure the electrical components that are used in our products and special test equipment are suitable and available for the intended use.
  • Will support engineering and operations in selecting and obtaining electrical components.
  • Ensure component requirements are met across the entire life cycle.
  • Monitoring component availability to ensure components are available to meet production and sustainment needs.
  • Finding alternate sources for components.
  • Establish component standards.
  • Analyze bills of material and develop solutions to resolve issues associated with obsolete and End of Life Components. 
  • Write Business Case Analysis for obsolete and end of life components.
  • Facilitate communication and interaction between suppliers and design teams.
  • Member of Material Review Boards and Configuration Control Boards.
  • Member of the Diminishing Manufacturing Source and Material Shortages (DMSMS) Group.

Experience and Skill Requirements:  

  • Must hold an active DoD Secret Clearance or have the ability to obtain one.
  • Must have a BS and 2+ years of experience, or MS and 0 years of experience in related field.
  • Experience with selecting parts to meet reliability, corrosion, metal whisker, and safety-related requirements.
  • Familiarity with NAS411 Hazardous Materials Target List Standard Practice.
  • Possess technical aptitude and ability to learn and has the technical depth to work in a development, production and product sustainment environments.
  • Experience calculating MTBF.
  • Experience using SiliconExpert and Gidep tools.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to build effective working relationships are a must.
  • Ability to communicate findings to customers and management.
  • Self-starter capable of performing assigned tasks with some direction.
  • Innovated thinker with a demonstrated ability of solving complex problems which require ingenuity and “out of the box” ideas.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams.

Salary Range: $82,400 USD - $123,600 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.