Northrop Grumman Manufacturing Process Engineer (level 2 or 3) - Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging in Baltimore, Maryland

Northrop Grumman's Manufacturing Operations Engineering organization is seeking a Manufacturing Process Engineer (level 2 or 3) for the Advanced Microelectronics Cell (AMEC). This position focuses on Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging.

The Manufacturing Process Engineer responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the tasks outlined below:

Process Development

Developing new and maintaining or improving existing manufacturing processes with a focus on affordability

Creating and managing to project plans (tasks, resources, schedules) for process development activities

Providing ROI justification for process improvements

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

Assisting with design of custom tooling

Factory Support

Monitoring process yields and cost, and recommending and implementing quality improvements based on these metrics

Creating, validating and maintaining automatic equipment programs

Solving of manufacturing problems (related to materials, designs, equipment, people) in a timely manner

Assisting with the training of new personnel and participating in the design of operator training materials

Supporting factory maintenance personnel with the troubleshooting and repair of process equipment

Design 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

The chosen candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills; be able to multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic, and high visibility environment; and work well as part of a team.

This req may be filled as a level 2 or a level 3 based on the qualifications below. MANUMS

Basic Qualifications for a level 2:

Bachelor of Science degree or higher in Engineering or related STEM area (Mechanical is a plus.)

2 years of relevant professional experience (or 0 years with an MS)

Process Engineering experience

Familiarity with Design of Experiment (DOE), Statistical Process Control (SPC), 6 sigma concepts for process development, and control

Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

Fluency in MS Office software applications

Ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret Security Clearance (US Citizenship is required.)

Basic Qualifications for a level 3:

Bachelor of Science degree or higher in Engineering or related STEM area (Mechanical is a plus.)

5 years of relevant professional experience (or 3 years with an MS)

Process Engineering experience

Familiarity with Design of Experiment (DOE), Statistical Process Control (SPC), 6 sigma concepts for process development, and control

Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

Fluency in MS Office software applications

Ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret Security Clearance (US Citizenship is required.)

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of microelectronics technology and materials

Familiarity with J-STD and MIL-STD requirements and Space Class hardware requirements

Experience with high speed CNC milling machines

Experience with laser marking equipment

Experience with autowirebond or wedgebond equipment

Experience with automated equipment and transport systems is desired.

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.