Principal / Senior Principal Semiconductor Operations EngineerLinthicum, MD

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.

The Northrop Grumman Microelectronics Center (NGMC) of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Semiconductor Operations Engineer to support Operations Engineering activities for our Advanced Technology Lab (ATL) - located outside of Baltimore, Maryland - where we design, manufacture, and test semiconductor products for internal and commercial production customers as well as emerging technology programs. Northrop Grumman's ATL semiconductor foundry is a unique capability supporting a range of production microelectronic devices (Silicon, Gallium Arsenide, Gallium Nitride, Silicon Carbide, Carbon Nanotubes) and providing leading edge technology development in superconducting electronics. Our devices enable a number of Northrop Grumman's ground-based radars, avionic radars, and space systems. Join us for the chance to work with an amazing, experienced, and talented team while helping serve your country.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive the maturation/automation of our lot delay tracking data analytics and notification systems

  • Quantify lot delays and assign causes

  • Analyze delay data and identify improvement actions

  • Communicate analyses to management and solicit resources for improvement actions

  • Plan and execute cross-functional continuous improvement projects to achieve lot cycle time goals

The Semiconductor Operations Engineer should have a demonstrated track record of working and communicating with upper management/customer representative as well as be a self-starter and able to work independently with minimal supervisor oversight.

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This requisition may be filled as a Principal Semiconductor Operations Engineer or Senior Principal Semiconductor Operations Engineer

Basic Qualifications for Principal Semiconductor Operations Engineer:

  • Bachelor of Science in Operations/Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering, Engineering or any related STEM degree w/5 years relevant industry experience or Masters with a minimum of 3 years relevant industry experience or PhD with 0 years experience

  • Must have Semiconductor fabrication experience

  • Experience in an operations environment

  • Must have experience with capacity modelling

  • Must have experience with ramping up production

  • Comfortable working in both office and cleanroom environments

  • C++, Python, APF Formatter working knowledge

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance

  • US Citizenship required

Basic Qualifications for Senior Principal Semiconductor Operations Engineer:

  • Bachelor of Science in Operations/Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering, Engineering or any related STEM degree w/9 years relevant industry experience or Masters with a minimum of 7 years relevant industry experience or PhD with 4 years experience

  • Must have Semiconductor fabrication experience

  • Experience in an operations environment

  • Must have experience with capacity modelling

  • Must have experience with ramping up production

  • Comfortable working in both office and cleanroom environments

  • C++, Python, APF Formatter working knowledge

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance

  • US Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • Supply chain experience

Salary Range: $102,400 - $153,600

Salary Range 2: $127,000 - $190,600

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.