Northrop Grumman Manufacturing Process Engineer 4 -Final Assembly in Baltimore, Maryland

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.

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


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 uch 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. Rotation onto second shift (which starts

around 3pm) may be required for some period of time, based on business needs.


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering or related STEM area and at least nine years of experience in Manufacturing/Process Engineering, Production, or related area - OR - a Master's degree in a related STEM area and seven years 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

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.