Northrop Grumman Engineer Electromechanical 2 in Redondo Beach, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

The selected candidate will apply electrical, electronic and mechanical principles to produce space-flight and avionics microelectronic assemblies.

Essential Functions:

  • Supports and participates in the design, modification, fabrication, and mechanical & electrical testing of prototype and production microelectronic assemblies.

  • Is responsible for establishing and reviewing build plans to ensure that all flow down requirements are met.

  • Identifies, designs and co-ordinates the fabrication and fit check of all tooling necessary to support production.

  • Reviews and/or creates tooling drawings that are producible, error free, and contain sufficient detail to ensure proper assembly.

  • Leads the evaluation, disposition, and rework of all discrepancies onproduct and performs root cause analysis on all defects and coordinates the implementation of cost effect corrective actions.

  • Methodically resolves technical issues.

  • Develops,improves,qualifies production processes.

  • Creates & maintains process procedures.

  • Continuously improves production yields by performing DOE's, implementing and tracking Statistical Process Controls, Pareto charts and applicable metrics.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. Candidate must be comfortable in a lab environment and be able to collaborate closely with cost account managers, assembly technicians, PM&P engineers, process planners, product engineers, and electrical/test engineers.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 2 years minimum of engineering experience

  • Hands-on experience with electromechanical systems, and working with tools and machines

  • Experience in a production environment

  • The ability to obtain and maintainprogram access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • Experience with design, development and/or manufacturing of microelectronic assemblies

  • Experience with of Six Sigma or equivalent methodology for improving product quality and reducing process variability

  • Knowledge of VBA

  • Excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

  • Able to prioritize multiple responsibilities and/or accomplishing them simultaneously

  • Ability to negotiate and integrate different viewpoints

  • Active, In scope DoD Top Secret or SCI clearance

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.