1+ months

Principal/Senior Principal Manufacturing Engineer - 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 **Principal or Senior Principal** **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.

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

**Process Development:**
Developing new and maintaining, or improving, existing manufacturing processes with a focus on production capabilities and affordability
Providing ROI justification for process improvements
Creating and managing project plans (tasks, resources and schedules) for process development activities
Creating and documenting designs for custom tooling
Specifying, identifying and procuring new manufacturing equipment for production readiness and preparing equipment for production
Developing and optimizing process parameters
Developing/revising process documentation and work instructions

**Factory Support:**
Monitoring process yields and cost, recommending and implementing quality improvements to drive improved metrics
Solving of manufacturing problems (related to materials, designs, equipment and tooling, training and instructions) to support production
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

**Design and Engineering Support:**
Recommending product design improvements required to produce advanced microelectronics products
Documenting state-of-the-art process capabilities and guidelines for product designers
Participating in design producibility reviews for new products

**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

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 Principal Manufacturing Process Engineer or a Senior Principal Manufacturing Process Engineer based on the qualifications listed below.

**Basic Qualifications for a Principal Manufacturing Process Engineer:**
Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering or related STEM area and at least five (5) years of experience in Manufacturing/Process Engineering, Production, or related area - OR - a Master's degree in a STEM area and three (3) years of experience as described
Must have fluency in MS Office software applications
3D Solid Modeling experience using a CAD software
Candidate must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a prerequisite.)

**Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal Manufacturing Process Engineer:**
Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering or other related STEM area and at least nine (9) years of experience in Manufacturing/Process Engineering, Production, or related area - OR - a Master's degree in a STEM area and seven (7) years of experience as described
Must have fluency in MS Office software applications
3D Solid Modeling experience using a CAD software
Candidate must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance (U.S. citizenship is a prerequisite).

**Preferred Qualifications:**
Familiarity with J-STD and MIL-STD requirements
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: $88,000.00 - $132,000.00Salary Range 2: $109,000.00 - $163,000.00

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with **Executive Order 14042** ( https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ ), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022, or by your start date if it is after January 18. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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: 2022-03-01 Expires: 2022-07-10

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