Composite Manufacturing Engineer Software / Principal Composite Manufacturing Engineer SoftwareClearfield, UT

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 Composite Manufacturing Software Engineer / Principal Software Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Clearfield, UT . You will be part of an Integrated Product Team supporting production by creating manufacturing software using 3D model based definition.

Responsibilities:

  • Creating, maintaining, supporting and continuing development of software that supports:

  • Automated manufacturing machines and systems

  • Manual manufacturing processes

  • Understand customer product/technical requirements and ensure successful project development and execution

  • Maintains technical standards for project/programs

  • Support lean manufacturing and process flow optimization activities

  • Supporting production in using manufacturing equipment and assist maintenance personnel as needed when troubleshooting and/or repairing

  • Assist R&D programs to improve system capabilities and bring new ideas and technology into projects and pursuits

  • Stays informed of technical advances through education, training, etc.

Our team enjoys a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaboration across all levels. We work independently but interact constantly with other engineering groups and manufacturing to achieve expectations. We're empowered to make decisions, but can draw upon corporate resources to support us when needed. Each member of the team is tasked with identifying ways to improve efficiency in the team in the pursuit of continuous improvement. We're looking for a fellow self-starter who enjoys assessing and understanding risk to join us.

This role is day shift with occasional off hour support. Travel is estimated to be less than 5%. This team adheres to our customers' work schedule. Flexibility is provided to accommodate personal work schedules. Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive suite of benefits, and we have won awards for our work-life balance!

This role may be filled at an Engineer Software or Principal Engineer Software level based on the qualifications outlined below.

Basic Qualifications for Software Engineer:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) with 2 years of related work experience; or a Masters Degree in a STEM discipline.

  • Must have an active DoD Secret clearance.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to the commencement of employment.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Software Engineer:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) with 5 years of related work experience; or a Masters Degree in a STEM discipline with 3 years of related work experience; or a PhD in a STEM discipline.

  • Working knowledge of NX and/or CATIA

  • Must have an active DoD Secret clearance.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to the commencement of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in 3D modeling

  • Experience in manufacturing processes

  • Experience with Microsoft Windows and MS Office Suite

  • Experience with solid models and complex geometry

  • Working knowledge of Siemens FiberSIM

  • Laser Projection Experience (Virtek LaserEdge preferred)

  • Pattern Cutting Nesting Experience (TruNest preferred)

What We Offer:

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation -- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!

Salary Range: $75,300 - $112,900

Salary Range 2: $92,600 - $139,000

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.