Northrop Grumman Engineer Manufacturing 2 in Palmdale, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

Implement and sustain advanced automated systems for production manufacturing. Perform project management and apply systems thinking during implementation in order to meet cost, schedule and technical constraints. Manage continuous improvement efforts during sustainment that overcome obsolescence, optimize spares and maintainability, functionality enhancements, technology maturation and increase productivity. May be required to lead a multi-functional team during system transition to production to ensure system meets requirements in production while documenting system attributes including but not limited to system architecture, operation, and maintenance. Support and manage supplier deliverables during the system implementation including requirements management, system build and acceptance testing, installation, validation and warranty period. Apply systems engineering concepts to system verification and validation phase and manage stakeholder concurrence on system effectiveness. Perform and manage the system NC Programming process in production. During sustainment, perform recovery procedures after anomalous events and return system to production performance. Support total system lifecycle management including project management during retrofit, overhaul, adding new capabilities, and respond to changes to production requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Science STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Degree and a minimum 2 years of engineering experience. Additionally, one must be familiar with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project, have CAD experience, manufacturing engineering experience, composites fabrication and tooling concepts. This position requires having a minimum of an active Secret Clearance to start, the ability to obtain special program access and the ability to maintain both.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with project management and systems engineering

  • EVMS

  • Advanced aerospace coatings applications

  • Low Observable technology.

  • Manufacturing Production Automation

  • Robotics and advanced manufacturing technologies.

  • Experience using NX CAM, Vericut VCS/VCP, NC Programming.

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 positions.