Principal Mechanical Engineer / Senior Principal Mechanical Engineer (Liaison/MRB) - 4/10 1st ShiftEmerado, ND

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal / Sr. Principal Engineer Mechanical to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Vehicle Engineering organization.

The role will be located in Grand Sky, ND and is assigned to 1st shift on a 4 day - 10 hours/day schedule (Monday - Thursday).

In this role the selected individual will be the sole on-site Liaison Engineering source of Vehicle Engineering support in day-to-day technical tasking related to the Range Hawk program. The selected candidate will coordinate and communicate the site's goals and progress, author detailed engineering direction, as well as collaborate readily with support engineering roles to ensure the integrity of the final product.

We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. Candidate must be willing to work extended shifts, weekends and holidays as required to meet program schedule and objectives. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

This position may be filled at either the Principal Mechanical Engineer or Senior Principal Mechanical Engineer level based on the qualifications below.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal Mechanical Engineer:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in a STEM discipline with 5 years of directly related engineering experience; OR a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline with 3 years of directly related engineering experience; OR a PhD in a STEM discipline with 0 years of directly related engineering experience

  • Experience with the MRB process

  • Experience with CATIA v5, NX, Visualization Pro, TeamCenter, MES, or other CAD programs

  • Must have Active in-scope DoD Secret clearance.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to the commencement of employment. This SAP must be obtained within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal Mechanical Engineer:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in a STEM discipline with 9 years of directly related engineering experience; OR a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline with 7 years of directly related engineering experience; OR a PhD in a STEM discipline with 4 years of directly related engineering experience

  • Experience with the MRB process

  • Experience with CATIA v5, NX, Visualization Pro, TeamCenter, MES, or other CAD programs

  • Must have Active in-scope DoD Secret clearance.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to the commencement of employment. This SAP must be obtained within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

Preferred Qualifications for both levels:

  • Advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering

  • Experience working in an aircraft manufacturing facility

  • Experience interfacing with a military customer

  • Experience briefing senior leadership on team progress and goals

  • Experience working hands-on in a production assembly line environment

  • Experience with the manufacture and repair of composite structures

  • Experience with aircraft structures design

  • Experience with aircraft subsystem design

  • Experience with Model Based Engineering (MBE ) (3-D model engineering definition)

  • Previous MRB/LE Authority for Engineering

Salary Range: $84,200 - $126,400

Salary Range 2: $104,400 - $156,600

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.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.