Northrop Grumman Principal Engr Mfg in Saint Louis, Missouri
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.
Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking a Principal Manufacturing Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. Initial training will occur in El Segundo, CA for the first month of this position. However, the permanent work location for this role will be in Saint Louis, MO.
The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Manufacturing Engineering Team working in a collaborative environment while promoting a positive and proactive teamwork environment. The Manufacturing Engineer who performs this role will provide liaison support for capability upgrades for the F/A-18 aircraft. They will be working with a team consisting of Technicians, Liaison Engineering, Quality Engineering, and other functions to ensure modifications/retrofit activities are accomplished successfully.
Manufacturing Engineering job duties involve the following: provide guidance to Engineering regarding design concepts to ensure the best manufacturing technique is being used to meet the Engineering design, participate in tool design reviews to ensure tools are feasible and reduce build times and program costs during assembly, define sequence of operations for product builds, investigate and initiate corrective actions and improvements that involve non-conforming product and identify improvement opportunities in areas that require producibility and affordability initiatives. Provide liaison support for Engineering definition to influence low production costs for integrated assembly related to structures, electrical, hydraulics, fuels, fluids and propulsion systems.
Manufacturing Engineers for Aerospace Systems are expected to provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex and difficult problems. They are problem solvers who have the ability to provide results that are innovative, thorough, practical, and consistent with organization objectives. We seek Manufacturing Engineers that use a unique skill set that includes a hands-on approach and act as the technical representative voice for the Manufacturing organization.
Job Category : Engineering