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Northrop Grumman Principal Engineer Industrial - Systems Test 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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for an Industrial Engineer to join our team in Palmdale, CA.

The selected candidate will be conducting engineering functions that support the industrial aspects of production, specifically Line Replaceable Unit (LRU) installations and Aircraft Test Procedure (ATP) activities for Air Vehicle Tests.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Effectively create and optimized project schedules

  • Understand and implement ATPs/Tests/installations with the production team

  • Independently act and make decisions without much oversight

  • Update metrics

  • Capture and communicate variances to schedule/hours

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced production work that require little to no oversight. You are able to collaborate in team settings across all levels including IPT. You are comfortable working in and around test environments and able to collaborate closely with manufacturing engineers and production supervisors.


Basic Qualifications:

· Bachelors degree with 6+ years of relevant experience or a Masters degree with 4+ years of relevant experience. Note: An additional 4 years of aircraft assembly / coatings experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

· Active DoD Secret clearance having a 5 year review

· Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access

· Experience in and or around Air Vehicle Test

Preferred Qualifications:

· Experience with EVMS

· Experience with SAP and/or MES

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Job Category : Engineering