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Associate Industrial Engineer – (Space/Satellite)

Requisition ID: R10098788

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Sterling, VA, USA
  • 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
  • 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 Associate Industrial Engineer. This position will be located at our Space Systems Sector in Dulles, VA. The qualified candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman’s Operation Solutions & Support team.


  • Support in implementation of manufacturing digital transformation initiatives/solutions to align with sector and enterprise DTO strategies

  • Support manufacturing leadership team by working proactively with cross-functional teams to analyze various process / areas for system integration and automation

  • Leads and drives positive change using iterative and Agile methodologies

  • Develop Principles and Operating Practices (PrOP) for new processes and solutions

  • Assist in training and development for employees of new solutions

  • Document and resolve design and adoption issues, concerns, unique features from each deployment / work center areas

  • Assist in developing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to track adoption of solutions, efficacy

  • Creates new metrics and interactive data visualizations to track and report solution adoption issues and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) and 1 year experience in related experience

  • Expertise using excel, including macros, data mining, and pivot tables.

  • Experience with data analysis, or data visualization software applications

  • Experience with Agile methods of project management or development.

  • Critical thinking and innovative behaviors in past projects, roles, or experiences

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience with continuous improvement tools in Kaizen and lean principles

  • Experience with Confluence, Jira, or other task tracking and collaboration tools.

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience designing visualizations in Tableau/Power BI in a professional work environment.

  • Experience with SQL, Python, HTML, VBA, JavaScript, or other programming languages.

Salary Range: $63,800 USD - $95,800 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.