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Principal Engineer Mechanical

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Corinne
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10018667

Category: EngineeringLocation: Corinne - UT, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Occasional/Part-Time Teleworking for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 2

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.
Researches, plans, designs and develops mechanical products and systems such as instruments, controls, robots, engines, machines and mechanical, thermal hydraulic or heat transfer systems for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy. Applies research to the planning, design, development, and testing of mechanical and/or electromechanical systems, instruments, controls, engines, and/or machines.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 Launch Vehicles business unit 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.The Launch Vehicles GBSD LV Promontory Principal Mechanical I&T Engineer will lead all phases of mechanical I&T engineering objectives from inception through completion. This role is responsible for implementing mechanical I&T engineering statement of work requirements and accounting for cost and schedule objectives.Job Summary:Candidate shall possess a general mechanical engineering background and have an understanding of system-level manufacturing concepts as they apply to integration of complex systems. Duties will require daily contact with space launch vehicle hardware and solid rocket motors. Candidate will be responsible for providing leadership and for guiding and mentoring less senior staff in the final system-level integration and test of air launched and ground launched target vehicles. Specific duties may include: contribute to the development of detailed work instructions, processes and procedures directing the assembly and test of launch vehicle systems, ensuring consistent application of assembly processes and philosophies across all products; read and interpret complex engineering drawings and translate requirements into work instructions; coordinate integration activities and schedules with operations supervisors, program engineers and various customer organizations; document hardware defects and test anomalies, and develop and implement robust and effective corrective actions; identify opportunities for continuous process improvement and participate in implementation; support launch operations, as required. Ability to write in clear technical terms, and good interpersonal skills required as well as the ability to communicate with engineers from various backgrounds. Knowledge of standard PC application software is required. Basic knowledge of electrical and electronic system design is a plus. Occasional business travel may be required (Key Responsibilities include:
  • Support initial engineering stand-up of activities and transition into operations and sustainment
  • Support plans and schedules for Launch Vehicles activities in Promontory, Utah to support the requirements, milestones, and organizational infrastructure to sustain and deliver on the contractual obligations
  • Support the development of engineering Statement of Work and schedule, and quality processes and procedures
  • Maintain close coordination with Engineering Manager on engineering activities and milestones
  • Participates in daily escalation and tiered meeting structures
  • Support the engineering requirements definition for the new Booster Integration Facility and storage bunkers, along with required support equipment when the program transitions to full rate production, and support the facility construction through to completion to meet program schedule
  • Establish production concept of operations (CONOPS) for full rate production and guide the inclusion of automation into the production lineBasic Qualifications:
    • Minimum of 5 years directly related experience and a Bachelor's degree in Engineering; Master degree and 2 years of experience
    • This position requires a current/active secret/Dod clearance
    • Able to exercise influence and lead team to success
    • Ability to make independent decisions, be self-motivated, possess excellent communications skills, detail-oriented, and team player
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with an ability to effectively communicate to all levels of employees, management, and customers
    • Ability to be flexible, innovative, and work with speed and agility to complete engineering tasks
    • Must be detail-oriented but able to grasp the big picturePreferred Qualifications:
      • Energetic safety knowledge and experience
      • Experience with executing engineering statement of work and schedule activities

        Salary Range: 79700 - 115500

        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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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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