Northrop Grumman Engineer Mechanical 3, Subsystems Installation 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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a vehicle Integration & Mechanical Design Engineer 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, California.

The selected candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing Vehicle Integration & Mechanical Design plans. Individuals possessing specialized knowledge, skills and proficiencies required to design the program requirement. Responsibilities include developing the preliminary installation layout of subsystems such as electrical cable assemblies, fuel and hydraulic tube, mechanism and support brackets. Ability to prepare detail, assembly, and installation design packages “Build to Packages (BTP)� from the established layouts using 3D computer aided design graphic tool. Proficient in designing sheet metal and machine fittings and brackets utilizing Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T) in 3D environment. In addition, candidate will process Material Review Board (MRB) Nonconformance Reports (tags), engineering change requests, supplier generated MRB tags and RC/I's (Request for Change/Information). The selected candidate will work with Customer, Operations, Quality Assurance and Engineering Design organizations in/on problem resolution(s). Key skills necessary to provide high quality, rapid and cost-effective dispositions of hardware nonconformance experienced during build, installation, test flight line and operational environments.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering from an accredited university and minimum5 years of engineering experience OR 3 years with a Master's.

  • Experience with Geometric, Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).

  • Experience leading engineering projects.

  • Experience with BTP development, applicable notes, BOM, sign-off process.

  • Experience with CPLM, Teamcenter, FiberSIM, CATIA V5 and/or NX-CAD.

  • An active in-scope DoD Secret or Secret

-The ability to obtain program access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in STEM and8 years of engineering experience

  • Excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)

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.