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Manufacturing/Principal Manufacturing Process Engineer- Electronics Final Assembly

Northrop Grumman
Baltimore, MD 21217
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: None

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector has an immediate need for a **Manufacturing Process Engineer to support the Final Assembly area** within manufacturing. The primary location is our Linthicum, MD facility.

**What's Great About Working for Northrop Grumman:**

+ Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
+ Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
+ Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.
+ Many sites have 9/80 days, telework and flexible scheduling options, plus generous paid time off.
+ Indeed named Northrop Grumman a top 15 company for work/life balance in 2019. We were rated #1 by Millennials on Indeed as the Best Company to work for in 2018.

**Manufacturing Process Engineer has responsibilities that include, but are not limited to:**

**Factory Support:**

+ Using complex drawings and parts lists to develop assembly work instructions
+ Applying knowledge of electronics assembly to assist the build team
+ Helping build team meet the requirements of J-STD-001, IPC-610, IPC-620, and relevant MIL-STDs
+ Developing and implementing assembly tooling and fixtures
+ Solving of technical manufacturing problems (related to materials, designs, equipment and tooling, training and instructions) to support production
+ Developing rework processes and instructions
+ Monitoring process yields and cost, recommending and implementing quality improvements to drive improved metrics
+ Assisting with the training of new personnel and participation in the design of operation training materials
+ Supporting factory maintenance personnel with the troubleshooting and repair of process equipment
+ Creating and documenting designs for product specific tooling
+ Assisting development of capacity models, workspace layouts, and product workflow routings

**Process Development:**

+ Developing and revising process documentation
+ Providing ROI justification for process improvements
+ Identifying gaps in process capabilities, potential process improvements, capacities, and new technologies for manufacturing
+ Specifying, identifying and procuring new manufacturing equipment for production
+ Creating and managing project plans (tasks, resources and schedules) for process development activities and new equipment implementation
+ Developing and optimizing process parameters
+ Collaborating with the entire manufacturing team in using lean and continuous improvement tools (PDCA, DOE, SPC, TPM, TQM, etc.)
+ Developing new and maintaining, or improving, existing manufacturing processes with a focus on production capabilities and affordability

**Design and Engineering Support:**

+ Recommending product design improvements to improve manufacturability
+ Documenting state-of-the-art process capabilities and guidelines for product designers
+ Participating in design producibility reviews for new products
+ Utilizing Design to Cost (DTC), Design for Manufacturing (DFM), and Design for Automation (DFA) tools to deliver cost-effective solutions to our customer
+ Assisting design engineerings understanding of the impact to manufacturing for the realized design
+ Collaborating with the design team to resolve technical problems occurring during product realization

**Miscellaneous:**

+ Providing supplier support, as needed, to resolve issues within supply base
+ Providing Request for Proposal (RFP) input specifically as it relates to Non-Recurring Engineering (NRE) requirements such as tooling, capital equipment and/or new process development
+ Travelling occasionally to suppliers and customers may be required

The chosen candidate must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic, and high visibility environment; work well in a team environment; and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

This requisition may be filled as a Manufacturing Process Engineer or a Principal Manufacturing Process Engineer based on the qualifications listed below.

**Basic Qualifications for a Manufacturing Process Engineer:**

+ Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering or other related STEM area and at least 2 years of experience in Manufacturing/Process Engineering, Production, or related area - OR - a Master's degree in a STEM area
+ Hands-on experience with electronics assembly processes and equipment such as epoxy dispensing and curing, conformal coating, thermal interface material dispense/application, soldering, mechanical assembly, Automated Optical Inspection, component/assembly test, etc.
+ 3D Solid Modeling experience using a CAD software

**Basic Qualifications for a Principal Manufacturing Process Engineer:**

+ Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering or other related STEM area and at least 5 years of experience in Manufacturing/Process Engineering, Production, or related area - OR - a Master's degree with 3 years of experience
+ Hands-on experience with electronics assembly processes and equipment such as epoxy dispensing and curing, conformal coating, thermal interface material dispense/application, soldering, mechanical assembly, Automated Optical Inspection, component/assembly test, etc.
+ 3D Solid Modeling experience using a CAD software

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Familiarity with J-STD and MIL-STD requirements, including MIL-STD-883 & MIL-PRF-38534, J-STD, IPC
+ 3D modeling experience in Unigraphics/NX
+ 3D modeling experience with assembly tooling, concept development, and tool creation
+ Experience with the Teamcenter Manufacturing tool suite and Manufacturing Process Planning
+ Familiarity with Design of Experiment (DOE), Statistical Process Control (SPC), and 6 sigma concepts for process development and control
+ Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
+ Robotics or automation experience

MANUMS

Salary Range: $70,896.00 - $106,344.00Salary Range 2: $87,780.00 - $131,670.00

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.

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Posted: 2022-06-30 Expires: 2022-08-28

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