Requisition ID: R10088181
Location: Palmdale, CA, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
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 multiple openings for Principal Mechanical Engineers or Senior Principal Mechanical Engineers to join our team of qualified diverse individuals. In Vehicle Engineering, we develop manned and unmanned aircraft platforms for all programs in the Aeronautics Systems Sector.
These positions will be in Palmdale, CA and have the possibility to work multiple shifts:
Monday – Thursday on a 4 day – 10 hours/day schedule. Alternate hours or shifts may be discussed
Friday, Saturday, Sunday on a 3 day – 10 hours/day schedule (you will be paid for a 40-hour work week). Alternate hours or shifts may be discussed
We are looking for Engineers to develop “design for producibility” solutions to difficult problems that are thorough, imaginative, practical, and consistent with program objectives. In the Subsystems Design group, we develop solutions to difficult problems that are thorough, imaginative, practical, and consistent with program objectives. In your day-to-day activities you will participate in the development and review of completed models, drawings, and repairs for accuracy, clarity, and completeness, in order to provide evaluation of engineering products for conformity to standards, procedures, and specifications. You will also supervise design solutions from initial concept to final implementation and give concise presentations and explanations of subsystem design issues/solutions to internal management and customer representatives.
BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Electrical Engineering and 5 – 15 years of experience with a background in structural design (Master’s degree may count towards an additional 2 years of experience).
High level of proficiency in a 3D CAD related software in the development of aircraft parts and assemblies.
Working knowledge of one of the following subsystems: electrical, hydraulics, fuels, fluids, mechanisms, or propulsion systems and/or experience with mechanical routing.
Must have an active DoD Secret or Top Secret or higher clearance (with a background investigation completed within the last 6 years or currently enrolled into Continuous Evaluation).
Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to starting.
Advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Electrical Engineering.
Experience using Unigraphics Nx or CATIA V5
Experience with Model Based Engineering (MBE) or 3-D model engineering definition.
Experience with HarnesSys tool for schematic design.
Experience in the design of bonded composite primary and secondary aircraft structures.
Experience working on Special Access Programs
Experience working on military aircraft
Salary Range: $95,000 USD – $142,400 USD
Salary Range 2: $117,700 USD – $176,500 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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