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Staff Engineer Industrial

Requisition ID: R10050205

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, 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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible

Northrop Grumman, Strategic Space Systems Division, has an opening for a Staff Industrial Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides strong Industrial engineering leadership, mentorship, and expertise for other organizational members, cross functional teams, and projects

  • Analyzes large data sets and existing operational processes to develop metrics and reporting for optimization and process improvement of program & operational performance. 

  • Develops and implements plans that ensure the timely availability and effective utilization of labor, facilities, equipment, & tooling resources enabling the achievement of program delivery and cost milestones. 

  • Provides capacity planning, shop-loading and staffing analysis for functional production teams. 

  • Conducts studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control, and production record systems.

  • Develops and summarizes analyses for the acquisition, maintenance & enhancement of capital assets and equipment. 

  • May assist facilities engineers in the planning and design of facilities and layouts

  • May maintain and enhance factory simulation models and uses these models to support what if analyses and capacity planning 

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

  • Flexible Schedules:  For example, some roles offer the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline plus 14 years of engineering experience OR Master’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline plus 12 years of engineering experience

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite

  • Experience with data visualization and dashboard creation (Tableau, Power BI)

  • Experience in using shop floor production systems (Solumina, MES, etc.)

  • Experience in using ERP systems such as SAP

  • Proven leadership experience on a team and/or multiple projects

  • Experience and knowledge of Lean Manufacturing (VSM, Kaizen) and Agile project management

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret Clearance OR SCI Access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Capacity and scheduling simulation experience (Simio, or other simulation software)

  • Experience with data science and analytic software (Alteryx)

  • Report programming experience (SQL, Crystal, MS Query, Bus. Objects, etc.)

  • Documented experience working in a robust IPT environment

  • Experience with AutoCAD or Visio software

  • Experience performing Earned Value Management

  • Space Technology Experience


Salary Range: $141,800 USD - $212,800 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.