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Sentinel (GBSD) Principle Manufacturing Engineer – Proposal Support – 7402

Requisition ID: R10046477

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Roy, Utah, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% 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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What you’ll get to do: 

This position requires a highly motivated self-starter with preferred knowledge in the fabrication, assembly, manufacturing systems integration, and testing of aerospace/aircraft/missile hardware. Has knowledge of a wide variety of manufacturing processes, equipment installation, processing, machining, factory layouts for assemblies, checkout and material handling. The candidate will need to demonstrate competent organizational and interpersonal skills, have the ability to multi-task and communicate effectively (written and verbal) with varying levels of Customer, NGC, and Suppliers

  • Provides guidance to manufacturing team and proposal lead regarding design concepts, specification requirements, tool concepts and support systems to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.

  • Develops a program wide Manufacturing Plan, complete with assessments of Manufacturing Readiness and areas of risk involved in the execution of transition to production and production start for the Sentinel missile system.

  • Provides technical guidance to the program Integrated Product Teams (IPT) and Suppliers for developing the proposal.

  • Provides feedback and input to resolve technical questions from various sources including customer feedback and Requests for Information (RFI).

  • Gathers and reviews cost estimate data from various sources for materials, parts, tools and labor.

  • Presents proposal content to review Boards and interfacing successfully with participants.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts 

This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80A. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

You’ll bring these qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, with a minimum of 5 years with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhD. of experience in an aerospace or military aviation Manufacturing Engineering role.

  • Experience with formulating and executing technical solutions to part, assembly and tooling challenges.

  • Experience with reviewing Manufacturing cost estimates for validity and applicability

  • Must have an Active DoD Secret Clearance that has been granted / renewed within the past 6 years

These qualifications would be nice to have:

  • Experience participating in Manufacturing Readiness Assessment’s and establishing Manufacturing Readiness Levels per DoD MRA Handbook customer requirements.

  • Experience using SAP, Windows software packages and other electronic databases.

  • Experience working in a Model Based Manufacturing digital environment to include design, fabrication and assembly activities.

  • Previous experience on high rate production military program.

  • Experience with Inter Continental Ballistic Missiles (ICBM).

  • Bachelors of Science in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) degree.

  • Experience with Siemens NX tools and Manufacturing Execution System (MES).

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Salary Range: $79,700 USD - $119,500 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.