Northrop Grumman Engineer Mechanical 3 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.

This position supports various aspects of underwater missile launching and handling equipment design. Responsibilities

include but not limited to:

  • Design of missile launching, handling and test equipment using solid modeling tools

  • Conduct first order structural, kinematic analysis to support equipment design

  • Select and evaluate materials suitable for underwater missile launching systems

  • Provide test program support

  • Provide technical fleet support for the existing Trident Launcher System. Participate in the generation and revision of engineering drawings and models. Participate in the resolution of technical issues related to fleet hardware issues

  • Lead a small group of engineers to support design activities

Position located in Philadelphia, PA

Some travel to field site may be required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • 5 or more years' experience

  • Proficient with MS Office applications

  • Ability to multi task and balance multiple project simultaneously

  • Ability to balance and influence multiple competing priorities and individuals

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Ability to lead a team of up to 8 Engineers

  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a DOD secret clearance


  • Strong academic background in strength of materials, machine design and materials technology.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in engineering

  • Knowledge in GD&T and solid modeling NX

  • A current DoD Secret clearance

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