Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems NGL Principal Manufacturing Engineer in Iuka, Mississippi

NGL Principal Manufacturing Engineer

Locations:Iuka, MS

Categories: Engineering and Sciences

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Job ID:DBK20181602-43934

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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman is currently looking for aManufacturing Engineerto work in ourIuka, MSlocation.

MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE SECURITY CLEARANCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE

  • Must have an active clearance with an investigation within the last 4.5 years (or 4 years 6 months)

Job description:

Support manufacturing of large composite aerospace components. Work closely with manufacturing personnel to develop solutions and solve production issues in hand layup, automated fiber placement, secondary bonding, autoclave cure, machining, NDI, assembly, and final inspection processes. Learn and understand requirements to determine product impacts and recommend disposition of the parts. Work in a cross functional team to develop and implement process improvements.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Active Secret DoD Clearance within 4 ½ years of last investigation is required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, Manufacturing, Chemical Engineering or related and 10 years of applicable experience

  • Experience in working with aerospace specifications and requirements

  • Knowledge of root cause / corrective action processes and techniques

  • Functional knowledge of Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)

  • Functional knowledge of production control systems (SAP/Visual Mfg/etc)

  • Experience authoring, modifying and auditing procedures

  • Experience estimating, planning, and streamlining manufacturing processes

  • Experience using SPC to monitor and improve processes

  • Good organizational skills and ability to work with minimal direction

  • Excellent computer skills. Skilled in working with Microsoft Office applications

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Composites hand layup, fiber placement, bonding, cure, and machining experience

  • Experience in the use of NT or Catia V5

Competencies for Success:

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Initiative, self-starter, adaptable, and high motivation for excellence

  • High energy, results oriented, self-motivated / self-reliant, team player

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with an organization at all levels

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment

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

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Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:+10 Years

Education:Bachelors

Expertise:Engineering

Group:Flight