Northrop Grumman Manufacturing Engineer 2 (Supplier) in Redondo Beach, 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.

This is a Supplier Manufacturing Engineering production support position for the F35 program located in Redondo Beach, CA. The individual hired will be a focal point for F35 domestic external production/acquisition activities through coordination with internal and external stakeholders. The candidate will also support international suppliers as needed. The ideal candidate will be experienced in aircraft structures, composites, hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical, electrical systems, support equipment, as well as aircraft assembly processes and materials. We are seeking a candidate with highly developed interpersonal skills, a personal drive to exceed, and the capability of working in a small, high performance team environment.

Activities include, but are not limited to: providing expertise to identify alternative hardware and supply source solutions for general support equipment, identifying and resolving technical issues or questions about parts between suppliers and program engineering, and determining tooling requirements. The Individual will perform duties such as facilitate Production Readiness Reviews, provide dispositions on Request for Change/Information (RC/I), review Engineering revisions, represent the organization at the Program customer level, and provide technical leadership and support to Global Supply Chain personnel, as well as all levels of NGAS management.

Travel required: up to 15%.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's of Science Degreein STEM (Science, Technical, Engineering or Mathematical)with 2 years of experience in Manufacturing Engineering or an engineeringfield; OR Masters Degree in STEM

  • Documented experienceformulating and executing solutions to production challenges

  • Experience reviewing Blueprints and 3-D models

  • Experience withMicrosoft Office Suite

  • Ability to interface/communicate with multiple levels of leadership, functional departments, and suppliers

  • Ability to obtain and maintainan active DOD Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong project management skills

  • Experience with hands-on machining and/or production assembly line

  • Familiarity with ITAR requirements

  • Experience working with Manufacturing Execution System (MES)

  • Experience working with Systems Applications and Products (SAP)

  • Experience working with CATIA Cad Software

  • Active DOD Secret Security Clearance

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.