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Northrop Grumman Principal Engineer Material Process/Sr. Principal Engineer Material Process in Redondo Beach, California

Note: This position can be filled at a Principal Engineer Material Process or Senior Principal Engineer Material Process level. This is a 1st shift role on a 9/80 schedule.

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 a Materials and Process Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for analyzing, researching, and developing materials and their related application processes for use in engineering design of and/or application in structures, systems and subsystems.

  • Apply principles of chemistry, physics, and material behavior to investigate material issues and provide solutions.

  • Provide support to multiple aircraft programs in both unclassified and classified environments; be responsible for new conceptual layouts, detailed engineering designs of structural composites, modifications, integration of advanced materials, drawing reviews, and performing detailed technical reviews.

  • Collaborate with Global Supply Chain and Supplier Quality to review and assess materials, processes, manufacturing procedures to mitigate risk for first article inspections

  • Work directly with suppliers and audit as needed to ensure F35 Engineering and M&P specifications are being met and to solve problems to ensure continuous part delivery.

Qualifications:

Note: This position can be filled at a Principal Engineer Material Process or Senior Principal Engineer Material Process level.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Engineer Material Process:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Material Science or other STEM degrees along with 5+ years' engineering experience; or a Master's degree in STEM along with 3+ years' engineering experience

  • Experience working with sealants, organic/inorganic coatings, corrosion mitigation, and adhesive materials; Fabrication, assembly, and repair processes for aircraft structures

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment

Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal Engineer Material Process:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Material Science or other STEM degrees along with 9+ years' engineering experience; or a Master's degree in STEM along with 7+ years' engineering experience.

  • Experience working with sealants, organic/inorganic coatings, and adhesive materials; Fabrication, assembly, corrosion mitigation, and repair processes for aircraft structures

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree or PhD in Engineering, Chemistry, Material Science Degree or other STEM degree.

  • Experience preparing and presenting oral and written reports.

  • 7+ years of aircraft/spacecraft design experience, including material testing and qualification efforts, detailed drawing reviews, and supporting build.

  • Experience working on military aircrafts.

  • Experience working in a fast paced manufacturing environment.

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.

Job Category : Engineering

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