Principal Engr Mfg

Northrop Grumman - Clearfield, UT4.0

Full-time
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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grummanis currently looking for a Principal Manufacturing Engineer to work in our Clearfield,UT location.

Job description:
Support manufacturing of large composite structures for aircraft and launch vehicles. Work closely with manufacturing personnel to solve production issues in hand layup, automated fiber placement, secondary bonding, autoclave cure, NDI, machining, and assembly processes. Learn and understand requirements to determine product impacts and recommend disposition of the parts. Work in a cross functional team to develop and implement process improvements.

Requirements & Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering or related and 5 years of process/manufacturing engineering experience or equivalent experience
Experience in working with aerospace specifications and requirements
Composites hand layup, fiber placement, bonding, and cure experience
Excellent computer skills. Skilled in working with Microsoft Office applications
Working knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)
Working knowledge of root cause / corrective action processes and techniques
Functional knowledge of Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
Strong problem solving skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Skills and Experience:
Functional knowledge of production control systems (SAP/Visual Mfg/etc.)
Experience authoring, modifying and auditing procedures.
Experience estimating, planning, and streamlining manufacturing processes
Understanding of Catia V5 and/or NX
Experience using SPC to monitor and improve processes

Competencies for Success:
Good organizational skills and ability to work with minimal direction
Ability to multitask and prioritize
Strong attention to detail
Initiative, self-starter, adaptable, and high motivation for excellence
High energy, results oriented, self-motivated / self-reliant, team player
Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with an organization at all levels
Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering or related and 5 years of process/manufacturing engineering experience or equivalent experience
Experience in working with aerospace specifications and requirements
Composites hand layup, fiber placement, bonding, and cure experience
Excellent computer skills. Skilled in working with Microsoft Office applications
Working knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)
Working knowledge of root cause / corrective action processes and techniques
Functional knowledge of Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)

Preferred Qualifications:
Functional knowledge of production control systems (SAP/Visual Mfg/etc.)
Experience authoring, modifying and auditing procedures.
Experience estimating, planning, and streamlining manufacturing processes
Understanding of Catia V5 and/or NX
Experience using SPC to monitor and improve processes

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.