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Northrop Grumman Manufacturing Engineer in Lanham, Maryland

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join our dynamic and diverse team environment in Lanham, Maryland .

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for all Manufacturing engineering aspects of high reliability programs to ensure mission success

  • Develops, modifies, applies and maintains manufacturing systems and protocols for processing materials into partially finished or finished materials product

  • Collaborates with all engineering disciplines and manufacturing functions to ensure efficient production of the highest quality product

  • Devises and implements methods and procedures for manufacturing, inspecting, testing and evaluating products and production equipment

  • Designs and analyzes manufacturing and testing processes, mechanisms and equipment

  • Performs statistical analysis to assess the performance of equipment, processes and functions

  • Determines area of possible improvement and documents all required actions to improve the product/process

  • Employee will participate in program start up duties including production readiness, design, drawing and process reviews

  • Additionally, employee will be responsible for the creation of process planning work orders to direct the production for each piece of hardware that is produced

  • Once hardware is on the production floor the employee will work with the floor operators to answer any questions and solve technical issues in real time

  • Coordinate with all supporting functional areas in order to determine the best solution for the product to maintain the highest levels of quality

  • Conduct briefings and technical meetings for top management and customer representatives

The Manufacturing Engineer should have a demonstrated track record of working and communicating with upper management/customer representative as well as a self-starter and able to work independently with minimal supervisor oversight.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in a STEM(Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics) related field with a minimum of 2 years related engineering experience OR a Master's degree in a STEM (Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathematics) related field

  • Experience in a production/ manufacturing environment in an engineering capacity

  • Knowledge and familiarity of AS9100 or similar external compliance audit certification

  • Process creation and compliance experience

  • Statistical Process Control experience

  • A U.S. Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 years of spaceflight industry experience in electronic assembly, J-STD-001, or NASA-STD-8739-2.

  • Green belt certified

  • Experience dispositioning of non-conforming material, work plan review, manufacturing readiness review, and root cause/corrective action analysis

  • Visual Basic Programming knowledge

  • Gauge R&R working knowledge

  • Experience withprogramming SMT Equipment

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