Sentinel (GBSD) Manufacturing Engineer / Principal Manufacturing Engineer (1930-1) Huntsville, AL

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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer (T2) or Principal Manufacturing Engineer (T3) . This position will be located in Huntsville, AL and will support the Sentinel Program. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package. Final grade level offered will be based on suitable applicant experience.

What You ' ll Get To Do:

Candidate will have sound technical experience and understanding of Production Processes for Assembly, Fabrication, Planning & Tooling. For day-to-day tasks, must possess strong organizational, communication, interpersonal, and PC computer skills. Understanding of tooling strategies for high-rate production, and document control. Possess a can-do attitude and willingness to learn, advise and guide team members in the challenging environment of a startup program. Supports production, business, and other processes in a team-based manufacturing environment. Performs activities in a variety of cross-functional areas including Manufacturing Readiness Assessments, total quality management, manufacturing equipment, facilities engineering, process reengineering and establish sector business area procedural documentation. May facilitate self-directed work teams, provide training in core skill areas to teams and peers, and interact with internal and external customers with respect to product tooling, problem resolution, and process improvement.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

You ' ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Manufacturing Engineer - STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Bachelor's Degree with 2 years of experience OR Master's Degree or Ph.D. with 0 years of experience. Experience must be in medium to large scale tooling fabrication and/or production fabrication and assembly of composites, metallic, coatings application, and/or production manufacturing operations.

  • Principal Manufacturing Engineering - )STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Bachelor's Degree with 5 years of experience OR Master's Degree with 3 years of experience. Experience mu be in medium to large scale tooling fabrication and/or production fabrication and assembly of composites, metallic, coatings application, and/or production manufacturing operations. OR 0 years experience with a Ph.D.

  • Experience with electrical connections, cable harness installation, and stakeholder review within the design process.

  • US Citizenship with a current, active DoD Secret clearance with an investigation date/periodic review within the last 5 years, and the ability to obtain a Special Access Program clearance after starting as a condition of continued employment.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience with Product Life Cycle Management (PLM) tool and or Manufacturing Execution System (MES).

  • Experience with Inter Continental Ballistic Missiles (ICBM) or other missile systems

  • Experience managing/coordinating technical projects (Cost, schedule and technical performance).

  • Experience identifying and mitigating producibility requirements

  • Experience working with sub-tier suppliers.

  • Knowledge of AS6500 requirements.

Salary Range: $70,100 - $105,100

Salary Range 2: $86,300 - $129,500

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 .

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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