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Principal/ Sr Principal Polymer Scientist

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Corinne
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10110420Category: Research and SciencesLocation: Corinne, UT, USACitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimeRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be availablePositions Available: 1At 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 Space Systems - Propulsion Division is looking for a Principal/ Sr Principal Polymer Scientist to join our Research & Development team in our Promontory, UT offices.Role description & Responsibilities:The Research Scientist is responsible for executing strong research and problem solving capability in an R&D and production support organization. This individual will provide technical expertise and consultation on a variety of material issues, including material selection, supply chain support, failure investigation, material formulation, and production/facilities support. This position is focused but not limited to supporting research and development of polymers, resins, and/or adhesives for usage in rocket motors.Job Duties:Leading or supporting failure investigationsProduction support and material testing for a variety of programs at PS and other NG locationsDesign of subscale components, test specimens, and fixturesWrite instructions/planning for execution of fabrication, assembly, and testingMaterial selection and characterizationReview of material and production specificationsPresentation of data and recommendations to internal and external customersCoordinate and schedule work through multiple organizationsFormulation of new materialsExperience Requirements:A qualified candidate for this position should have experience relevant to this position, including:Demonstrated ability with a variety of polymersCandidate must be able to obtain a clearanceExperience Preferred:Knowledge of polymer mixing, polymer fabrication, and polymer formulationSignificant Chemistry and Chemical analysis knowledgeExperience with aerospace materials and processing specificationsSkills & Qualifications:Experience with laboratory procedures and knowledge of safety requirementsExcellent written and oral communication skillsExcellent time management and organizational skillsEducation/Certifications:Advanced degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, or other related field required and 5 Years with BS; 3 Years with Masters; 0 Years with PhDPosition can be filled one level higher, 9 Years with BS; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhDSalary Range: $90,400 USD - $135,600 USDSalary Range 2: $112,000 USD - $168,000 USDEmployees 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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Ogden , Principal/ Sr Principal Polymer Scientist, Other , Corinne, Utah

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