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Metrology Programming Engineer

Requisition ID: R10098771

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Beavercreek, OH, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • 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 Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) has an opening for a Metrology Programming Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Beavercreek (Dayton), OH facility. We are a world-class manufacturer of composite structures, high temperature ceramics, radomes, and antenna systems for military applications. We design and manufacturer solutions for our war fighters to keep our country safe and maintain peace on a global scale.

Our Mechanical Engineering group works on state-of-the-art designs, primarily for classified applications, in both team and individual settings. Our multi-faceted team consists of engineers and scientist with backgrounds in electrical engineering, Low Observable (LO) technology, radio frequency (RF) test, mechanical, structural, thermal, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), material science, process, metrology, and quality. Our team enjoys both theoretical design and hands-on engineering tasks.

The Metrology Programming Engineer will be part of the CNC and CMM Programming Team, within the Mechanical Engineering Department.  You will work closely with other Programmers, Inspectors, and Machinists.  We deliver our internal customers a great team experience, from first request to development code, then production released code.  So together, we exceed our customer’s expectations for product quality and performance.

The ideal candidate will be a self-sufficient, problem solver, with determination and a positive attitude. He / She will have good interpersonal communication and people skills needed to work with key stakeholders within other engineering disciplines to achieve program objectives in a timely manner. If you are comfortable in this high-energy environment and can collaborate with others – this is the opportunity for you!

**This is a 1st shift position working a 9/80 schedule with every other Friday off. This position requires onsite presence due to the nature of the role.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Creates programs and report templates for CMM and Leica Trackers to inspect items ranging from small metallic and non-metallic products to room size aircraft composite structures and related hard tooling
  • Works with Design Engineers, Quality Engineers, Quality Inspectors, and CNC Machining to develop measurement systems and techniques
  • Helps troubleshoot equipment and product issues
  • Prepares time estimates for proposals
  • Task planning and conduct technical peer reviews

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science with 5 years’ experience, Master’s Degree with 3 years’ experience, PHD with 0 years’ experience. (An additional 4 years of related experience may be considered in lieu of a degree)
  • Experience in programming with CMMs
  • Working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) and drawing interpretation
  • Experience in 3D modeling for tooling set-up and CMM Programming
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret level clearance, including Special Program Access within a reasonable period, as determined by the company to meet its business needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ​Active DoD Secret Security clearance, or higher
  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Aerospace Engineering Technology
  • 2 years of experience with PolyWorks
  • 5 years of experience with fixed CMM or Laser Trackers
  • 5 years of Aerospace experience
  • Experience working in a Quality role
  • Experience with Mitutoyo 122010 and 910 CMMs
  • Experience programming or operating Leica Trackers
  • CNC Milling Machine Operations
  • Experience with 3D modeling with Siemens NX (highly preferred), or CATIA

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive benefits including competitive medical and dental options
  • Retirement options
  • College education assistance
  • Annual bonuses
  • Opportunities for career advancement across North America

Salary Range: $86,300 USD - $129,500 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

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.