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SDS Division Engineering – Staff Mechanical Engineer – Standards and Process – 8005

Requisition ID: R10059113

  • 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: 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.

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 Staff Mechanical Engineer to join the Division Engineering Design Team. This position is located in Roy, UT and supports Strategic Deterrence Systems Division Engineering function.

What You’ll Get To Do:

The selected candidate will report to the manager of Engineering Design within the SDS Engineering Design Directorate and will be a project lead, a contributing team member, and mentor as required:

•Support multiple programs within the Strategic Deterrent Systems (SDS) Division for development of Processes and Governance for their application and use

•Utilize their high degree of understanding of Mechanical Design Best Practice and Processes for Missile Systems, to include materials, analysis and hardware specifications

•Lead the Community of Practice (CoP) Structures and Mechanical Design for the Mechanical Engineering Homeroom

•Provide oversite review of Parts, Materials, and Processes (PM&P) for new/revised specifications related to Mechanical parts, components, materials and processes prior to release for engineering design

•Provide Subject Matter Expertise (SME) for all SDS programs for new proposals, Critical Design Reviews, and Mechanical Design Analysis Reviews

•Support Common Product Lifecycle Management (CPLM) design questions in the digital environment (NX CAD products)

•Provide training support for the Mechanical Engineering Homeroom

•Coordination to ensure Standards and Processes are being observed for governance and compliance with Corporate, Sector, Division and Gov’t regulations for mandatory procedures, manuals, forms and work instructions

•Collaborate closely with other IPT Subject Matter Experts

•You will have the opportunity to interact with many cross functional organizations

•Provide mentor guidance to Homeroom Engineers and support staff

•Staff Engineers are expected to work towards long term organizational goals, by improving processes

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 positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

Job Qualifications:

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

•Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) discipline and 14 years of related experience; 12 years with Master’s Degree; 9 years with PhD

•Experience with application of aerospace mechanical engineering technical standards

•Experience in all phases of mechanical design for complex systems (design concept, detail design, manufacture, test)

•US citizen with ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

•Master’s Degree or PhD related to Mechanical Engineering

•Experience mentoring and leading small teams

•Broad technical expertise and working knowledge of other related engineering disciplines (i.e. Systems Engineering, Electrical, Analysis)

•Missile Design Experience

•Experience in the use of Model Based Engineering Design (NX is preferred) for design and analysis of Structural/Mechanical parts

•Active DoD Secret Clearance or higher


Salary Range: $122,500 USD - $183,700 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

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 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.