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Principal/Senior Principal Manufacturing Engineer - Subtractive Manufacturing (Machining)

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 is seeking a motivated individual looking to be challenged as a Principal/Senior Principal Manufacturing Engineer - Subtractive Manufacturing (Machining).** The Manufacturing Engineer will support Manufacturing Operations Engineering in Baltimore, Maryland. She/he will be responsible for implementation of the latest industry technology and techniques in order to optimize manufacturing cycles, tool life management, high volume, and quick change tooling/fixturing in order to support unmanned manufacturing operations to implement lights out manufacturing.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with Machine Operators, Mechanical Assemblers, and Finishers (paint, coating, heat transfer). The Manufacturing Engineer is also responsible for innovation and continuous improvement.

The **Manufacturing Engineer** conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with Manufacturing and Process Engineers, Tool Designers, Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Programmers, and Machinists in the design, development, and utilization of Additive Manufacturing Machines, Subtractive Manufacturing Machines, and Vacuum Brazing Technologies. He/she will be challenged to work with Design Engineering to enable more producible designs coming to these machining centers, as well as Inspection validating that output meets the drawing and specification requirements for the product life cycle.

The **Manufacturing Engineer** must be able to work individually as well as collaborate, share, and engage in teamwork with a diverse group of other individuals. This person must also be able to work tactically and be aware of the future strategy. The chosen candidate must have the ability to train, mentor, and/or develop less experienced engineers; solid communication skills; and strong leadership, collaboration, interpersonal, and team-building skills.

This job may be filled as a Principal or Senior Principal based on the qualifications below.

**Basic Qualifications for a Principal:**

+ Bachelor's degree or higher in a STEM area plus 5 years of relevant work experience OR 3 years of relevant work experience with a Master's degree
+ Ability to read mechanical drawings and a solid understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance, (GD&T)
+ Hands on knowledge and experience with manufacturing equipment/manufacturing processes
+ Fluency in MS Office Tools with a focus on documentation
+ Ability to obtain a US Secret security clearance is required. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

**Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal:**

+ Bachelor's degree or higher in a STEM area plus 9 years of relevant work experience OR 7 years of relevant work experience with a Master's degree
+ Ability to read mechanical drawings and a solid understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance, (GD&T)
+ Hands on knowledge and experience with manufacturing equipment/manufacturing processes
+ Fluency in MS Office Tools with a focus on documentation
+ Ability to obtain a US Secret security clearance is required. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ BS in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, and/or Industrial Engineering
+ Project Management experience
+ Familiarity with CAD/CAM systems, Model Development and CNC programming using NX 10.0 or equivalent highly desirable
+ Experience with CMMs, Structure Light Scanners, NDT, and other advanced inspection techniques
+ Experience with Statistical Process Control and Design of Experiments
+ Experience with Additive Manufacturing, to include both metals and polymers - Experience with Vacuum Brazing - Experience with Siemens TeamCenter PLM - Experience in implementing new designs and processes into a factory environment
+ Experience with AS9100, ISO9001
+ Six Sigma Black Belt Certification through an accredited university or organization

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** . 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: 2022-05-24 Expires: 2022-07-23

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