Process Engineer level 1 or level 2Rocket Center, WV

Requisition ID: R10162967

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Rocket Center, West Virginia, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: No

  • Positions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

We are currently seeking talented individuals for a process engineer level 1 or level 2 an on-site position at the Rocket Center, WV location just outside of Cumberland MD. The Allegany Ballistics Laboratory (ABL) site in Rocket Center designs, develops, and manufactures tactical rocket motors, medium caliber ammunition, composite components and end items, and fuze and electronics equipment. For decades, the dedicated and highly skilled team at ABL have supported national security efforts by developing and building defense systems for DoD customers and U.S. allies.

No remote work opportunities available for this position.

The process engineer develops and oversees manufacturing processes based on design requirements. The candidate will develop and maintain detailed work instructions for assigned products/processes, provide suggestions to improve productivity, compile and analyze processing data, investigate manufacturing problems and implement corrective actions, support proposal and development activities and provide day to day support to manufacturing personnel.

Additional Job Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinates with design engineering on design and manufacturability issues.

  • Evaluates discrepant hardware.

  • Researches and evaluates commercially available tools and equipment to support manufacturing processes.

  • Troubleshoots existing processes to improve safety, quality, cost, and efficiency.

  • Incorporates engineering changes on work in process.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications Level 1:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or similar Engineering discipline or 4 years of direct experience and meeting the skill requirements In lieu of a degree.

  • Proven ability to manage time and resources to meet schedule and cost goals.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Experience interpreting drawings and specifications.

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Be eligible to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite).

  • Demonstrated work ethic.

  • Willingness and ability to perform hands-on work.

Basic Qualifications Level 2:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or similar Engineering discipline, with 2 or more years experience in engineering field. OR 4 years of direct experience and meeting the skill requirements In lieu of a degree.

  • Proven ability to manage time and resources to meet schedule and cost goals.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Experience interpreting drawings and specifications.

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Be eligible to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a pre-requisite).

  • Demonstrated work ethic.

  • Willingness and ability to perform hands-on work.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with rocket motor manufacturing or comparable manufacturing processes.

  • Experience with a variety of systems (i.e. pneumatic, hydraulic and electronic).

  • Experience with project management.

  • Demonstrated work ethic and hands-on ability.

  • Experience with technical writing, writing detailed operating procedures, CAD and GD&T.

  • Experience using SPC and Six Sigma techniques.

Salary Range: $56,600 - $85,000

Salary Range 2: $68,500 - $102,700

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.