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Principal Engineer Environmental Health & Safety

Requisition ID: R10096601

  • CategoryCategory: Environmental, Health & Safety
  • LocationLocation: Melbourne, FL, 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 has an opening for a Principal Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.

The Principal Health and Safety Engineer will play a lead role in the execution of various elements of the site’s health and safety management system.  The position will contribute to maintaining a safety culture aimed at eliminating hazards, reducing injuries and illnesses, and the continuous improvement of our processes.  This position requires the individual to work closely and positively interact with a variety of different disciplines in an engineering and manufacturing design setting.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the following essential functions:

  • Identify, design, and implement creative programs, solutions and communication tools.
  • Audit and inspect facilities for compliance with company safety policies and applicable regulations; develop practices to ensure that everyone from the shop floor to management is engaged in creating and maintaining a safer workplace.
  • Conducts qualitative and quantitative hazard assessments to include exposure monitoring for physical and chemical agents.
  • Completes industrial and office ergonomic evaluations to reduce risk factors that cause musculoskeletal disorders.
  • Support the site’s environmental, safety and fire protection programs.
  • Advise management of accident prevention measures through continuous review of conditions and behaviors including recommending solutions and improvements.
  • Prioritize resources and demonstrate effective time management to accomplish a broad spectrum of activities in a complex environment.
  • Adhere to established company values, practices, policies and procedures at all times.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative team settings across all levels.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5 Years of experience in a Health and Safety position implementing initiatives in a manufacturing and/or aerospace environment with Bachelors in Science
  • 3 Years of experience with OSHA, NIOSH, ANSI, NEC, and NFPA regulations and standards
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Technology, Engineering or Math in occupational safety and health, industrial hygiene, environmental science
  • Must have excellent communication and collaboration skills with all levels of an organization
  • Must have the ability to solve complex problems by actively seeking information and new ideas from a variety of resources; consistently looking for novel ways to solve problems; mastering unfamiliar information, tasks and situations quickly and effectively
  • Two years of experience in an aerospace manufacturing environment
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint programs

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.