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Northrop Grumman Engineer Mechanical in Clearfield, Utah

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Mechanical Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Clearfield, UT.

The selected candidate will support metallic and composite analysis, design and manufacturing for both commercial and military programs. Work directly as a team with other internal engineering disciplines and departments to address/resolve manufacturing issues and to ensure the on-time delivery of structures and assemblies to both internal and external customers. Northrop Grumman supports a 9/80 work schedule with limited occasional travel to support company initiatives and program requirements.

Essential Functions:

  • The qualified candidate provides support to an assigned program under supervision of a Lead Engineer

  • Under supervision, the candidate researches, develops, designs, tests, documents, and recommends solutions to engineering mechanical/composite components and assemblies as assigned

  • Maintains and improves part designs, equipment, and systems in support of production deliveries

  • Applies sound mechanical engineering judgement, first principles, concepts, and techniques

  • Plans, performs, and directs engineering activities to ensure design, production, and testing conform to mechanical design specifications and requirements

  • Will also be responsible for gathering, maintaining, formatting, compiling, and manipulating technical data, such as laboratory or material test results and engineering design changes

  • Produces engineering documentation, reports, drawings (flow charts, block diagrams, and schematics)

  • Conducts tests and records data to assist with engineering evaluation or analysis

  • Responsible to ensure material allowable database is up to date working in collaboration with program technical leads

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels. Candidate must be comfortable in a hands on lab environment and be able to collaborate closely with system engineers, hardware designers, technicians, and integration/test engineers.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in a STEM discipline and 3 years of experience or a Master's Degree in a STEM Discipline with 2 year of experience

  • Familiarity with the Aerospace and Defense Industry

  • Active DoD Secret clearance

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain special program access clearance

  • Experience with composite and metallic materials including allowables

  • Experience with finite element analysis

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with 3D modeling software

  • Practical understanding of composite structures

  • Experience with Nastran/Patran/Femap and other finite element softwares

  • General understanding of Aerospace practices, policies, and procedures

  • Detail orientated, selfstarter, ability to work both independently and in a team environment

  • Experience with material allowable database

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.

Job Category : Engineering