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Manufacturing Engineer / Principal Manufacturing Engineer – Clearfield, UT

Requisition ID: R10097675

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Clearfield, UT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift 12 hrs - Fri, Sat, Sun (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No
  • 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.

DescriptionNorthrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has openings for off-shift Manufacturing Engineers to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The position will be located in Clearfield, UT.This position will support the A350 value stream in the production of aircraft stiffeners and frames.The selected candidate will provide critical support to the production environment, working closely with Operations, Quality, Industrial Engineering, and Maintenance. Our goal is to minimize downtime on the production line by troubleshooting, problem solving and proactively identifying areas of concern. Our engineers work to continuously improve their processes, eliminating process variation and waste while building in quality.  Join us in the team effort to meet our production goals!Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate within an Integrated Product Team (IPT) to develop and implement process improvements as well as support site initiatives
  • Work closely with manufacturing personnel to tackle production issues in hand layup, automated fiber placement, autoclave cure, nondestructive inspection (NDI), CNC machining, and assembly processes
  • Maintain and distribute daily shift issue logs, documenting both resolved and pending equipment/production issues for enhanced transfers between shifts
  • Author, modify, and audit shop floor planning and procedures
  • Performing root cause and corrective action (RCCA) activities to permanently eliminate defects
  • Troubleshooting production/equipment/program/tooling issues and implementing improvements and solutions
The ideal candidate is a self-starter seeking autonomy and possesses both strong written and verbal communication skills. He/she should enjoy collaborating with others of varying backgrounds and roles, including but not limited to Production, Maintenance, and Quality, in a fast-paced environment to solve time-sensitive problems. We are a tight-knit team, and we enjoy working together to reach our mutual goals.This position will support our B shift (4/10 schedule) or C shift (3/12 + 4 hour flex schedule) production. The hours for B shift are Monday – Thursday, 4:00 PM – 2:30 AM. The hours for C shift support are Friday – Sunday, 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM plus an additional 4 hours flexed as desired throughout the work week.This role can be filled at a Manufacturing Engineer or Principal Manufacturing Engineer depending on the qualifications below.Basic Qualifications:Manufacturing Engineer
  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) and 2+ years of work experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Microsoft Office experience, specifically with Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Working knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)
Principal Manufacturing Engineer
  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) and 5+ years of work experience in a manufacturing environment, or master's degree in a STEM field and 3+ years of work experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with process engineering or manufacturing engineering
  • Microsoft Office experience, specifically with Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Working knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Degree in Manufacturing, Aerospace, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering
  • Solid understanding of root cause / corrective action processes and techniques
  • Knowledge of composite hand layup, fiber placement, bonding, and/or curing
  • Experience using RCCA tools such as Five Why, Pareto, fishbone, etc.
  • Experience with Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
  • Experience using Catia V5
  • Experience using SPC to monitor and improve processes.
  • Experience drafting, maintaining, and modifying work instructions and/or process specifications.

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation -- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!

Salary Range: $82,000 USD - $123,000 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.