Associate Manufacturing Engineer / Manufacturing Engineer Palmdale, CA

Requisition ID: R10127192

  • Category : Engineering

  • Location : Palmdale, California, United States of America

  • Citizenship required : United States Citizenship

  • Clearance Type : Secret

  • Telecommute : No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift : 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required : Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance : Relocation assistance may be available

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.

Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking an Associate Manufacturing Engineer/ Manufacturing Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA 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 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.

Basic Qualifications (Associate Manufacturing Engineer):

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and ability to interface with multiple levels of leadership, clients, and vendors

  • Ability to work 1st shift "6am-4:30pm"

  • Active DoD Secret clearance and ability to obtain/maintain Special Program Access

Basic Qualifications (Manufacturing Engineer):

  • Bachelor's with 2 years' of experience in manufacturing OR Master's with 0 years of experience

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and ability to interface with multiple levels of leadership, clients, and vendors

  • Ability to work 1st shift "6am-4:30pm"

  • Active DoD Secret clearance and ability to obtain/maintain Special Program Access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems

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

  • Composites knowledge (i.e. hand layup, automated layup, cure experience, and/or machining experience)

  • Experience with Siemens NX, TcE, CPLM, SAP, and Manufacturing Execution Systems

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

  • Understanding of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings

  • Experience in technical writing.

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

  • Active Program Special access that has been granted / renewed within the past 5 years

Salary Range: $63,800 - $95,800

Salary Range 2: $77,100 - $115,700

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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