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Staff Project Propulsion Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Corinne
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available
TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time
Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
Northrop Grumman's Space Systems - Propulsions Division is currently seeking an experienced Staff Project Propulsion Engineer to provide Stage 1 and Stage 2 Rocket Motor Assembly (RMA) Team leadership for the Sentinel team in our Promontory, UT offices .
Role description & Responsibilities:
The Project Engineer is responsible for establishment and execution of all technical aspects of Development, Qualification, and Production of the Stage One (S1) and Stage Two (S2) rocket motor assembly. This position will manage the technical products and aspects associated with the RMA throughout the design, engineering & manufacturing development (EMD), and production phases. Project Engineer may also be responsible for the scale up of products, processes, tooling, and facilities for low rate and high rate production. Fast paced development programs offer the potential for the Project Engineer to work with a variety of resources/teams/divisions and witness the entirety of the programs engineering lifecycle.
Job Duties:

  • Develop program execution plans

  • Design authority for the S1 and S2 RMA designs

  • Supports production operations

  • Development, coordination and allocation of requirements

  • Assemble and develop efficient cross functional teams to execute plans

  • Identify design concepts and mature into design solutions that meet the customer needs

  • Develop MS Project based master schedules, integrated logic flows, work breakdown, and assist in program cost estimates

  • Coordination and implementation of design and analysis activities

  • Development of test plans and coordination of testing with test engineers

  • Identification of risks/mitigations and tracking to closure in Risk Tracker

  • Coordination and Conducting Reviews

  • Lead problem and failure investigations

  • Write technical reports

  • Presentations - internal and external

  • Ability to Travel expectation of 5% - 10%

    Experience Requirements:
    -Candidate must have a minimum of 3 years of Project Leadership experience.

    • Candidate must have demonstrated ability to:

    • Plan and execute complex, fast paced projects

    • Communicate technically complex topics and scenarios clearly and concisely

    • Build relationships necessary to function efficient teams

    • Be capable of actively and efficiently working multiple projects

    • Have the ability to get work done through others

    • Ability to obtain a Security Clearance

      Experience Preferred :

      • Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years in solid rocket motor design and manufacture experience.

      • Strong understanding of solid rocket motor system design, development, and manufacture

      • Demonstrated experience with problem solving, problem investigation teams and critical decision making skills

      • Strong understanding and broad application of PS engineering systems (engineering standards, configuration management, material review board, process control, tooling, facilities, software, etc.)

      • Demonstrated experience in generating technical solutions in the absence of complete customer requirements

      • Management of engineering scope as it pertains to budgeting and participation in EAC reviews

      • Strong verbal and written communication skills including demonstrated experience with high value customer presentations

      • Demonstrated team leadership skills - leader of significant technical projects or investigations and management of multiple program tasks to schedule and budget Experience with the proposal process

      • Knowledge and experience in System Engineering tools and disciplines

      • Knowledge of lean manufacturing and design for manufacturability

      • Ability to perform solid modeling using NX


        • BS degree in Engineering required

        • 14 Years with BS; 12 Years with Masters; 9 Years with PhD

        • Ability to work with energetic materials as a U. S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, firearms and explosives; "Employee Possessor" - required

        • US Citizenship - required

          Salary Range: $139,000.00 - $208,600.00
          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.
          We are a pioneering company.
          With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space - our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Ogden , Staff Project Propulsion Engineer, Engineering , Corinne, Utah

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