Northrop Grumman Manufacturing Engineer - Space/Satellite Systems in Dulles, Virginia
At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
Northrop Grumman Space Division designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Northrop Grumman Tactical Space Systems Division (TSS) designs, manufactures and operates small and medium-class spacecraft for communications, imaging, scientific, exploration and national security space applications. The Group is a leading supplier of space components that power and enable satellites of all classes, provides technical engineering services to government agencies and laboratories, and is developing exciting new satellite servicing and advanced space flight technologies.
Northrop Grumman Tactical Space Systems seeks to fill a Manufacturing and Industrial Engineer, in the Engineering function for our Dulles, Virginia location.
As a manufacturing/industrial engineer, you will be responsible for designing manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling. Designs arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout. Designs sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance. Adapts machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions. May incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan. Inspects performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality. Develops manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control, and may develop those techniques. Provides guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques. Ensures processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations.
This position may require off hour shift work, weekend work, and extended daily hours to meet production demands.
•Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Operations and Production Management, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or related STEM degree.
•Must be able to obtain security clearance.
•US citizenship required.
•This position may require weekend work and extended daily hours to meet production demands.
•Occasional short term projects with travel may be required.
Required Experience for level 2:
•2 Years with Bachelors in Science; 0 Years with Masters.
•Space Flight Hardware experience.
•Demonstrated leadership skills.
•Excellent interpersonal skills with excellent verbal and written communication ability.
•Knowledge of TipQA, Windchill, MES, COGNOS, Microsoft Project, Costpoint, and CREOView preferred.
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
-Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
-Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
-Paid Time Off
-Health & Wellness Resources
This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.
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 Category : Engineering