Structural Testing and Analysis Engineer, Clearfield, Ut

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Clearfield, UT

Requisition ID: R10070191
Category: Engineering
Location: Clearfield, UT, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: Days (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 3

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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Structural Testing and Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Clearfield, UT.

Our team works with experienced engineers, supporting sophisticated structural analysis and testing of both composite and metallic materials of aerospace structures. We engineer the latest structures for military/commercial aircraft and launch structures, and are leaders in next-generation structure development. Would you like to work on the cutting edge of aerospace? Come join our team!

Responsibilities:
Conduct structural mechanical testing from small scale coupons to large scale sub-components
Perform structural analysis including static, dynamics, buckling and fatigue analysis.
Build Finite Element Models (FEMs) using CAD geometry, meshing, and running solutions using commercial software (Femap, Abaqus, Nastran)
Compute margins of safety to size parts using structural analysis methods
Conduct structural and material tests on composite and metallic specimens/components to evaluate if parts meet acceptance test criteria
Develop, maintain, and execute test plans for products ranging from components to sub-assemblies to vehicle-level systems.
Operate and/or support complex test facility systems (e.g MTS and Instron machines) and help direct a team of technicians to execute test processes
Analyze and review data to ensure that hardware is operating as expected utilizing numerical data analysis tools to interpret test results
Write test reports that include test results and conclusions based on the data collected 
Directly support testing, such as material preparation and testing, testing using an Instron and other material testing equipment, metallurgical lab sample cutting, mounting, polishing and evaluation.

Our team enjoys a significantly diverse range of assignments, and collaborates with many Northrop Grumman teams to provide innovative solutions to complex and exciting problems. We work a 9/80 work week, which gives us every other Friday off to pursue passions outside the office.

Northrop Grumman offers a full suite of benefits to our employees. We are regularly voted among the top companies for work life balance. Our Clearfield location is surrounded by the beautiful Wasatch Mountains which provide numerous opportunities for outdoor recreation. Do you enjoy skiing, hiking, or biking? Picture yourself in Utah!

This role may be filled at an Engineer or Principal Engineer level based on the qualifications below.

Basic QualificationsStructural Engineer
Bachelors degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) and 2 years engineering work experience -OR- Masters in a STEM field and 0 years
Familiarity with the design of experiments (DOE), Robust Engineering, and statistical data analysis or process control
Experience in structural and material testing and characterization
Planning of experiments and interpret/reduce data collected from experiments
Experience building Finite Element Models (FEM) using CAD geometry, meshing, and running solutions is a plus
Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance & Special Program Access
Principal Engineer
Bachelors degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) and 5 years engineering work experience -OR- Masters in a STEM field and 3 years
Familiarity with the design of experiments (DOE), Robust Engineering, and statistical data analysis or process control
Experience in structural and material testing and characterization
Planning of experiments and interpret/reduce data collected from experiments
Experience building Finite Element Models (FEM) using CAD geometry, meshing, and running solutions is a plus
Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance & Special Program Access
Preferred Qualifications:
Active DoD Secret Security Clearance
Experience with any of the following software packages: Siemens NX, MATLAB, ANSYS, Abaqus CAE, Femap, Nastran
Experience with scripting for software packages such as MATLAB and Python
Composite structural Finite Element Analysis (FEA) experience
Knowledge of composite materials
Experience in test planning, test support, and data reduction

Salary Range: $73,400 USD – $110,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $90,400 USD – $135,600 USD

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer

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