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Manufacturing Engineer 2 – (Space/Satellite)

Requisition ID: R10088430

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • Location Location: Gilbert, AZ, USA   |  Chandler, AZ, USA +1 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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 is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to be located in Gilbert, AZ. Our Manufacturing Engineers for Space Systems are expected to provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex and difficult problems. They are problem solvers who have the ability to provide results that are innovative, thorough, practical, and consistent with organization objectives. We seek Manufacturing Engineers that use a unique skill set that includes a hands-on approach and act as the technical representative voice for the Manufacturing organization.

Job Scope/Knowledge & Technical Skills/Direct Work Involvement

  • Support HWC (Harness Work Center) production technicians by interpreting drawings and specifications

  • Write work instructions for HWC operations and workflow to improve efficiency in production

  • Lead/Assist corrective actions; investigate nonconformance tags and disposition rework instructions to correct production issues

  • Assist in training employees

  • Evaluate, or improve, existing manufacturing processes with a focus on production capabilities and affordability

  • Specify, identify and procure new HWC manufacturing equipment for production readiness and preparing equipment for production

  • Provide guidance to Engineering regarding design concepts to ensure the best manufacturing technique is being used to meet the Engineering design

  • Participate in tool design reviews to ensure tools are feasible and reduce build times and program costs during assembly

  • Define sequence of operations for product builds

  • Investigate and initiate corrective actions and improvements that involve non-conforming product and identify improvement opportunities in areas that require producibility and affordability initiatives

  • Provide liaison support for Engineering definition to influence low production costs for HWC

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be a US Citizen

  • 2 Years with Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) related field; 0 Years with Masters

  • Experience in Manufacturing or the Aerospace Industry

  • Experience with process flows, manufacturing principles and production operations

  • Strong organizational and communication skills (both oral and written)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Wire Harness experience

  • 3D printing experience

  • Experience building mockups

  • Strong expertise using the full suite of Microsoft Office Tools

  • Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering Bachelors of Science

  • Documented experience working in a robust IPT environment

  • Experience in computer systems such as MES, Deltek Costpoint, TipQA,PTC Windchill, Tableau, Minitab

This position reports to Gilbert, AZ, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Chandler, AZ, AZ, USA.

Salary Range: $66,600 USD - $99,800 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

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.