Northrop Grumman Engineer Mechanical 5, Liaison Engineer 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 an Engineer Mechanical 5, Liaison Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

The selected candidate will develop and release Engineering dispositions in an MRB system.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide Engineering dispositions for nonconforming material, parts, and assemblies

  • Interpret Engineering drawings and documentation for Production personnel

  • Support the Corrective Action process by making drawing changes

  • Investigate and provide Engineering dispositions for Requests for Information/Change (RCI)

  • Provide status to leadership of all work in progress

  • Act as mentor/coach to newer team members

  • Work with NX and MES systems

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. Candidate must be comfortable in a shop environment and be able to collaborate closely with other disciplines both engineering and non-engineering related.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 14 years of engineering experience OR Master's Degree in STEM and12 years of engineering experience

  • Experience developing repairs and other dispositions

  • An active in-scope DoD Secret or Top Secret clearance

  • The ability to obtain program access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university

  • Experience with MES to disposition nonconformances

  • Knowledge of, and proficiency with NX design system

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

Active, In scope SCI clearance