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Northrop Grumman Associate Engineer Manufacturing in Palmdale, California

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking an Associate Manufacturing Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA Center of Excellence where technology and teamwork come together. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Manufacturing Engineering Team working in a collaborative environment while promoting a positive and proactive teamwork environment.

Manufacturing Engineering job duties involve the following: provide guidance to Engineering regarding design concepts to ensure the best manufacturing technique is being used to meet the Engineering design, participate in tool design reviews to ensure tools are feasible and reduce build times and program costs during assembly, define sequence of operations for product builds, investigate and initiate corrective actions and improvements that involve non-conforming product and identify improvement opportunities in areas that require producibility and affordability initiatives. Provide liaison support for Engineering definition to influence low production costs for integrated assembly related to electrical, hydraulics, fuels, fluids and propulsion systems

Manufacturing Engineers for Aeronautics Systems are expected to provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex and difficult problems. They are problem solvers who have the ability to provide results that are innovative, thorough, practical, and consistent with organization objectives. We seek Associate Manufacturing Engineers that use a unique skill set that includes a hands-on approach and act as the technical representative voice for the Manufacturing organization.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) with 0 years of experience in production assembly/fabrication including composites, metallic, coatings application, and/or production manufacturing operations; OR

  • Bachelor's Degree (non-STEM) with 2 years of experience in production assembly/fabrication including composites, metallic, coatings application, and/or production manufacturing operations; OR

  • Associates Degree or High School Diploma/GED with 7 years of work Experience in production assembly/fabrication including composites, metallic, coatings application, and/or production manufacturing operations.

  • This position requires an Active in-scope DOD Secret security clearance that has been granted / renewed within the past 5 years

  • Current Special Program Access

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems

  • Ability to interface/communicate with multiple levels of leadership, clients, and vendors

Preferred Qualifications:

  • STEM Degree (Science, Technical, Engineering or Mathematical)

  • Experience working hands-on in a production assembly line environment

  • Experience providing innovative techniques focused on improving product designs and tooling assemblies or equipment

  • Composite experience and process knowledge

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most position.

Job Category : Engineering

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