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Northrop Grumman Staff Electromechanical Engineer in Redondo Beach, California

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

SSSD has an opening for a Staff Electromechanical Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

As a Staff Engineer, you will support the successful execution of development and production programs involving complex electromechanical hardware, moving mechanical assemblies, and large spacecraft deployables. This role will require a high-power individual with an intrinsic motivation to excel and a strong engineering acumen.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Serves as organization leader on advanced projects and/or programs

  • Acts as advisor to management and customers on advanced technical research studies and applications

  • Applies extensive subject matter expertise in mechanisms and deployable products while incorporating systems level thinking

  • Spearheads new products incorporating advanced technological ideas resulting in portfolio growth within the department

  • Works under consultative direction toward predetermined long-range goals and objectives

  • Champions new processes and engineering enhancements within the broader organization

  • Works on unusually complex technical problems and provides solutions which are highly imaginative and ingenious

  • Authors technical task descriptions and provides comparative cost analysis for proposal replies

  • Plans and executes project work packages spanning all phases of product development

  • Leads material review boards and failure review boards while orchestrating root cause and correct action analysis

  • Employs strong interpersonal and communication skills as a prime spokesperson to management and customers

  • Erroneous decisions would typically result in failure to achieve critical organizational objectives

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

  • Flexible Schedules: For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work

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Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or related STEM technical discipline from an ABET accredited university with 14 years of engineering professional experience; OR M.S degree in Mechanical Engineering or related STEM technical discipline from an ABET accredited university with 12 years of engineering professional experience; OR PhD in Mechanical Engineering or related STEM technical discipline from an ABET accredited university with 9 years of engineering professional experience

  • Must have experience with hardware systems engineering, including requirements development, trade studies, and verification planning

  • Must have experience with design, test, and integration of deployable structures for space applications

  • Must have experience with subcontract technical management (STM)

  • Must have experience with Earned Value Management

  • Must have experience with industry standard CAD software (CATIA or CREO)

  • Must have an active U.S. Government security clearance at the Top Secret level AND an active SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or related STEM technical discipline from an ABET accredited university

  • Experience with actuators, release devices, control systems, and multi-body dynamics

  • Experience with spearheading of process improvements and standardized tools

  • Experience with ENOVIA Product Lifecycle Management

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering