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Electrical Components Engineer

Requisition ID: R10032743

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Plymouth, Minnesota, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Not Applicable (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.

Job responsibilities include:

  • With your experience as an electronic Component Engineer / eCAD Librarian, you will work with a world-class electrical engineering team supporting the design of a variety of PCBs, providing technical and sourcing support.
  • Work with component suppliers, to source parts, find alternate parts, and build/support the eCAD Library efforts to ensure the design tools is solid and true.
  • Participate in the development of the parts management plan, the selection, qualification, testing, and failure analysis of electrical parts based on program requirements.
  • Communicate clearly & effectively with management, suppliers & internal/external customers.
  • Develop component qualification and upscreening requirements (including COTS components)
  • Monitor, identify, and resolve component lifecycle issues. Conducts BOM analysis and report containing recommendations and alerts for: Obsolescence, Alternate, Preferred suppliers, Alert of single source parts, ‘do not use’ suppliers.
  • Review & disposition component test data & destructive physical analysis results.
  • Support component level failure analyses and supplier corrective action activities.
  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of manufacturer’s technologies and process capabilities for various part types.
  • Support project design reviews internally and with customers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering (or similar major).
  • 2+ years of Electrical Component Engineering experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Electrical and Electronic Parts testing (e.g., screening, qualification, DPA, re-life, etc.), failure analysis, and non-conformance resolution
  • General knowledge of Military Performance Specifications and/or component level requirements (e.g., MIL-STD-883, MIL-STD-750, MIL-PRF-123, MIL-PRF-19500, MIL-PRF-38534, MIL-PRF-55342, MIL-PRF-55365, EEE-INST-002, PEM-INST-001, etc.)
  • Experience with the design, materials, construction, and testing of PWB’s to defense and aerospace standards
  • Ability to handle shifting priorities, timeline pressure and multiple projects to meet schedule.

Salary Range: $78,600 USD - $118,000 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.