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Engineer Propulsion / Principal Engineer Propulsion - Advanced Concepts

Northrop Grumman
Elkton, MD 21921
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** is currently seeking an **Engineer Propulsion / Principal Engineer Propulsion - Advanced Concepts** in our Engineering department for our **Elkton, Maryland** office **.**

The **Northrop Grumman Propulsion Systems and Controls (PS&C)** facility in Elkton, Maryland began solid-propellant rocket operations in 1948. Today, the Elkton PS&C facility designs, develops, and produces solid-propellant propulsion and ordnance systems in programs professionally managed for a wide variety of Government and commercial customers. The facility also serves as the hub for offsite engineering and test facilities in Ronkonkoma, NY, Palm Beach Gardens, FL and San Jose, CA.

**Job Responsibilities:**

+ Support efforts to develop and mature solid rocket motor propulsion system programs and internal research and development activities.
+ Support BD with support of new business opportunities via marketing efforts and proposal support.
+ Support efforts with creation of preliminary designs in support of new business opportunities and proposals.
+ Support propulsion and subsystem IPT leads to ensure technical and cost execution of each system component.
+ Check completed layouts and drawings for clarity, completeness, conformity to standards, specifications, and accuracy of dimensioning.
+ Investigate pertinent design factors such as ease of manufacture, availability of materials and equipment, contractual specification requirements and cost, and make recommendations for improvement.
+ Document and present design, manufacturing and testing status as needed.

**Qualifications:**

**This requisition may be filled at either as Engineer Propulsion or a Principal Engineer Propulsion**

**Basic Qualifications Propulsion Engineer:**

+ Bachelors Degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering & 2 years of experience or Masters Degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering & 0 years of experience
+ Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance, which requires US Citizenship as a pre-requisite
+ Working knowledge of Computer Aided Design (CAD) software
+ Proficient ability to use Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, Power Point, Project)
+ Knowledge of general machine shop fabrication processes
+ Excellent interpersonal, communication, writing, presentation and critical thinking skills.
+ Ability and willingness to travel to meet with various customers, in both government and industry, and to interface with suppliers.

**Basic Qualifications Principal Propulsion Engineer:**

+ Bachelors Degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering & 5 years of experience or Masters Degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering & 3 years of experience or a PhD
+ Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance, which requires US Citizenship as a pre-requisite
+ Working knowledge of Computer Aided Design (CAD) software
+ Proficient ability to use Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, Power Point, Project)
+ Knowledge of ANSI Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
+ Knowledge of general machine shop fabrication processes
+ Excellent interpersonal, communication, writing, presentation and critical thinking skills.
+ Ability and willingness to travel to meet with various customers, in both government and industry, and to interface with suppliers.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Current Active Security Clearance
+ Working knowledge of NX
+ Additive manufacturing experience

**This position falls under a Federal Explosives License issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for this location. Candidates hired into this role will be required to complete and submit an Employee Possessor Questionnaire to ATF for approval to be a possessor**

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

**Job Category** : Engineering
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Posted: 2020-05-19 Expires: 2020-07-05

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