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iReturn Manufacturing Test Engineer

Requisition ID: R10046965

  • Category IconCategory: Administrative Services
  • Location IconLocation: Rolling Meadows, Illinois, 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking an iReturn Manufacturing Test Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals at our Rolling Meadows, IL location.

 

The qualified applicant will join a cohort of employees re-entering the workforce after a career break of at least two years. This cohort will receive special on-boarding designed to provide an effective re-entry into the workforce. iReturn provides experienced professionals with a 12-week "returnship" to prepare for a full-time career in one of several fields at Northrop Grumman through training, professional development and networking opportunities. Qualified applicants will join a cohort of employees returning to the workforce after a 2+ career break for this "returnship" program that focuses on giving you a seamless transition back into the workforce. This cohort program will approximately run from August - November and prepare candidates for an effective re-entry into the workforce. Upon completion of the program, candidates will be eligible for full-time roles with the company.

 

Learn more about the iReturn program here
    
The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Manufacturing Engineering team. Our teams work with pride across business units toward a common goal: global security. Together, we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It's unique work. It's challenging and rewarding. But most of all, it is work that makes a difference. Join us to advance your career. We’ll support you with training, employee resource groups, and our shared vision of global security. 

     

The Manufacturing Test Engineer performs tasks that contribute to the completion of program execution for one or more programs to meet the requirements of the contract(s) and business.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Overall Manufacturing Engineering responsibilities include:
• Support transition of technologies from design to production
• Create engineering documentation (change notices, parts lists, bills of materials, test reports, test procedures)
• Support the production floor and test technicians
• Troubleshoot production hardware to determine root cause of failures and identify corrective actions
• Work with suppliers to resolve technical hardware issues
• Create and analyze metrics to target cost improvements
• Apply continuous improvement techniques to drive down costs and improve production efficiency
Test Engineers will research, design, develop, test and identify improvements / corrective actions for hardware integration and test for a variety of electronic equipment and systems, along with an assortment of test equipment and associated systems.

 

Basic Qualifications:

-       Qualified STEM Degree (Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics or equivalent).

-       6+years professional experience and a current career break of at least two years.

-       Experience with continuous improvement and troubleshooting.

-       Experience presenting complex technical concepts to non-technical personnel.

-       Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance, US Citizenship required.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

-       Prior experience in Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent field

-       Experience with data mining / correlation studies

-       Networking and troubleshooting test stations and hardware

-       Experience with MATLAB, C++, National Instruments Labwindows/CVI and/or Labview

-       Experience in working on business or engineering full life-cycle projects from project inception through launch

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Salary Range: $75,100 USD - $125,100 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.