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Manufacturing Engineer/Principal – Metrology/CMM

Requisition ID: R10085975

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Baltimore, MD, 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
  • 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's Manufacturing Operations Engineering organization is seeking a Manufacturing Process Engineer or Principal Manufacturing Process Engineer for the Advanced Interconnects and Multilayer Solutions (AIMS) manufacturing cell.

AIMS is committed to the rapid development, manufacture and delivery of leading-edge discriminating products, utilizing advances in organic materials, technology and processing to meet or exceed customer expectations.

The Manufacturing Process Engineer will provide manufacturing technical expertise and direction to fabricate printed wiring boards, manifolds, and backplanes for next generation RF hardware.  This position will be responsible for supporting equipment and processes in AIMS.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the tasks outlined below:

  • Solving of manufacturing problems (related to materials, designs, equipment, people) in a timely manner

  • Developing new and maintaining existing manufacturing processes with a focus on affordability and quality

  • Creating, managing and executing project plans (tasks, resources, schedules) for process development activities

  • Supporting capital equipment projects through procurement, installation and release for production use

  • Providing ROI justification for process improvement

  • Developing and optimizing process parameters

  • Developing/revising process documentation and work instruction

  • Creating, validating and maintaining automatic equipment programs

  • Assisting with the training of new personnel and participating in the design of operator training materials

  • Supporting factory maintenance personnel with the troubleshooting and repair of process equipment

The chosen candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills; be able to multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic, and high visibility environment; and work well as part of a team.

This req may be filled as an Engineer or a Principal Engineer based on the qualifications below.

Basic Qualifications for an Engineer:

  • Bachelor of Science degree or higher in Engineering or related STEM area and 2 years of relevant professional experience (or 0 years with a Master's)

  • Process engineering experience

  • Familiarity with Design of Experiment (DOE), Statistical Process Control (SPC), 6 sigma concepts for process development and control

  • Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

  • Fluency in MS Office software applications

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret Security Clearance (US Citizenship is required.)

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Engineer:

  • Bachelor of Science degree or higher in Engineering or related STEM area and 5 years of relevant professional experience (or 3 years with a Master's)

  • Process engineering experience

  • Familiarity with Design of Experiment (DOE), Statistical Process Control (SPC), 6 sigma concepts for process development and control

  • Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

  • Fluency in MS Office software applications

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret Security Clearance (US Citizenship is required.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with coordinate measurement machines (CMM) or other metrology equipment

  • Knowledge of manufacturing process and IPC specifications used in the production of PCBs in the aerospace market

  • Knowledge of IPC Class 3 substrate fabrication requirements

  • Familiarity with CAM software (Genesis 2000 or similar)

  • Familiarity with CAD software (AutoCAD, NX or similar)

  • Familiarity with Minitab software

           

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Salary Range: $73,600 USD - $110,400 USD
Salary Range 2: $90,600 USD - $136,000 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. 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.