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Staff Process Engineer

Requisition ID: R10092487

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Corinne, UT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Days (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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is currently seeking a Staff Process Engineer to support our Final Assembly Process Engineering team at our Promontory, Utah Plant.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Designing, developing, testing, and improving manufacturing processes

  • Supporting rocket motor manufacturing processes on the production floor

  • Performing cause and corrective action activities using root cause analysis tools to permanently eliminate defects

  • Effectively communicating solutions across division as well as with local process engineering team

  • Providing support to design, tooling, and facilities groups on manufacturing and inspection feasibility

  • Working with concurrent engineering team to create engineering, manufacturing instructions, and other process support documents

  • Authoring, updating, and reviewing manufacturing work instructions

  • Identifying tooling and facility needs and working with those groups to design, qualify, and implement new tools and facility equipment

  • Preparing and presenting technical presentations to the VSET, leadership, review boards, and customers for review and approval

  • Performing manufacturing instruction tabletop reviews with cross-discipline team

  • Troubleshooting production, tooling, and facility issues and implementing solutions

  • Providing training and mentorship to other process engineers and driving a culture of safety and continuous improvement

  • Participating in and leading mishap investigations

  • Being a change agent to raise expectations and improve our systems and environment

  • Performing special engineering assignments as requested by management

  • Leading team in risk assessments and process failure modes and effects analyses for new processes


  • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or other technical engineering discipline with 14 years’ experience or M.S. degree with 12 years’ experience.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Self-starter that takes initiative to complete tasks and assignments with little supervision

  • Skilled at developing workflows, processes, CONOPS, standard work, and command media with a strategic focus on the big picture

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and strong oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills

  • Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point)

  • Interpreting blueprints, models, and specifications

  • Experience with NX and 3D modeling

  • Experience writing/reviewing shop planning (preferred)

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Troubleshooting and problem resolution skills

Salary Range: $139,000 USD - $208,600 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.