Nozzle Design Engineer/Principal Nozzle Design EngineerCorinne, UT

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Northrop Grumman's Space Systems - Propulsion Division is currently seeking an experienced Nozzle Design Engineer/Principal Nozzle Design Engineer to join our Process Engineering team in our Promontory, UT facility .

Role description:

The Nozzle Design Engineer is responsible for designing solid rocket motor nozzles for a variety of government and commercial programs. This individual will use their engineering knowledge and creativity to develop design solutions that meet technical, cost, and schedule requirements.

Job Duties:

  • Provide accurate, on-time 3D models, drawings and specifications for next generation nozzle designs

  • Conduct and lead trade studies

  • Define, develop, and qualify design changes

  • Perform preliminary structural analysis of nozzle components

  • Provide technical guidance and direction to engineering teams in the design, test, and production phases of a project

  • Interact with development teams (including specialists in Manufacturing, Quality, Safety, Thermal, Structural, Materials, and Test) to certify creative design solutions that meet all requirements (technical, cost, schedule)

  • Develop and present materials for project related briefings including design reviews to be given to internal and external customers

  • Perform anomaly resolution and conduct special studies

  • Participate in postfire evaluations of nozzle hardware

Qualifications and Educational Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Aerospace or Structural) required with 2 years of experience or MS with 0 years of experience

  • Position may be filled at higher level requiring a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, with 5 years of experience or MS with 3 years of experience

  • Must be a U.S citizen

Salary Range: $75,300 - $112,900

Salary Range 2: $92,600 - $139,000

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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