Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Associate Mechanical Engineer in Rocket Center, West Virginia

Associate Mechanical Engineer

Locations:Rocket Center, WV

Categories: Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID:GBF20183008-47326

AtNorthrop 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 Systemsdesigns, 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.

Job Summary

TheAssociate Mechanical Engineerwill perform analysis, design, or test portions of complex materials, structural components, and functional systems of company products.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Support project objectives by performing design, analysis, fabrication, and/or test activities with the support, guidance and direction of senior engineers.

  • Select applicable analytical data from previous products, determine the technical principles involved, mathematically define the problem and compute the engineering characteristics consistent with the specifications, design needs and requirements of other portions of the product.

  • Evaluate completed design with supervisor and other technical groups and make modification necessary to achieve the ideal design.

  • Document results of analysis, test, and design activities.

  • Develop original ideas and elaborate on preliminary design concepts.

  • Make thoughtful and valuable suggestions and recommendations for improvements.

  • Establish requirements and procedures to evaluate, purchased equipment or materials.

  • Provide guidance to support personnel, such as designers and technicians to ensure that project/program assignments meet established technical objectives.

Education and Experience

  • BS in Engineering is required; Mechanical Engineering degree highly preferred

  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance

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 Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:0-1 Year

Education:Bachelors

Expertise:Engineering

Group:Defense