Principal Manufacturing EngineerNew Malden, GBR

Your Opportunity to Define Possible . Our Opportunity t o Deliver the Nation's Security . Together.

Salary: £52,000 - £60,000

Role Clearance Type: You must be able to gain and maintain the relevant UK Government clearance in line with the job role (SC).

Location: Burlington House, New Malden, Kingston-Upon-Thames, London, UK.

About Your Opportunity:

Working on cutting-edge technology, you'll be visiting our partners in the UK to oversee manufacture of our hardware designs for an important National Defence Submarine Programme.

A senior member of the Hardware Engineering team, this role will work to lead, co-ordinate and develop the production team in the successful manufacture of control systems within the defence industry. The role is ideal for a highly experienced Production Engineer with a background and working knowledge of both Electrical & Mechanical Engineering to grow the Production Engineering capabilities.

Your Benefits:

  • Flexible working schedules - we offer flexible and hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about any scheduling preferences you may have.

  • Flexible Benefits Package - choose which NGUKL benefits you want to satisfy your personal needs. Core Benefits provided for you are Healthcare, Dental, Life Assurance and Pension. Benefits you can flex include Critical Illness Cover, Health Cash Plan, and Health Assessments.

  • Employee Incentive Programme - exceptional performance is recognized through our annual incentive programme which is awarded to top performers who excel

  • Career Development - opportunity for ongoing professional development and career growth opportunities

Your Responsibilities:

  • Own, manage and maintain both company and programme specific processes and procedures to enable successful manufacture

  • Own production progress reports provided by the team and communicate across functions along with external stakeholders including suppliers and our customers

  • To lead and provide support to production team across multiple disciplines and projects

  • Lead process improvements within both the department and the company aligning with practice panels.

  • To review and sign off control system designs for manufacturability, ideally from an electrical engineering perspective

Your Experience:

  • Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or similar level of experience

  • 5+ years of experience as a manufacturing/production engineer

  • Understanding and working knowledge of Defence programmes

  • Experience in control panel manufacture, testing or design

  • IPC certified or understanding of IPC standards

Your Future Team:

"As part of the Hardware Engineering Department we have a duty to; develop, support and sustain the latest processes and technologies used on state of the art military equipment around the world"

Ashley Newman - Senior Production Engineer @ Northrop Grumman UK

An extensively experienced and supportive team working in a matrix structure that promotes collaboration, opportunities for new experiences and learning. We will give you space to develop your career and build on your capabilities.

Diversity is at the heart of our success. Our team share experience, knowledge and new thinking gained from a wide range of backgrounds perspective, culture, gender, race, age and many other elements across several industries. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from communities currently under-represented within our industry . We treat everyone with respect and foster safe and inclusive environments.

About Our Responsibilities:

Our customers operate in unique environments which offer new and exciting challenges every day, cultivating a place where you can learn and thrive, working alongside the best minds in industry. We'll give you space to develop your career, where your ideas can shape the future of our dynamic business.

We promote collaboration to achieve more than we could imagine, together. And w ithin a respectful and inspirational environment, we value what you say and do.

How to Apply:

Interested in our opportunity?

Yes - then simply submit your application online. Your application will be reviewed by one of our expert recruiters who'll then respond advising you of the outcome and next steps for successful candidates.

Possibly, I'd like to find out more - email to connect with one of our Sourcing Specialists who will be happy to support you with any enquires.

Background checks and potentially security clearance form part of the recruitment process, our team will inform you of the procedures when required.

Northrop Grumman UK:

Work with a global brand that makes a real contribution to our nation's security and future. At Northrop Grumman UK, the brightest minds come together to push the boundaries and Define Possible. As leaders in the digital transformation of Aerospace, Defence and Intelligence we are providing ground-breaking outcomes for our customers.

UK Defence Business:

Our UK Defence business is a Sovereign software and systems centre of excellence. As well as developing and supporting UK wide and internationally deployed multi-domain command and control systems, our work is critical to the modern backbone of the Royal Navy. We pioneer - with fierce curiosity, dedication, and innovation, we seek to solve the world's most challenging problems.

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Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce.