Northrop Grumman Engineer Mechanical 4 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 is seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer 4 Antenna Products to work in Redondo Beach, California.

The Antenna Products Department is looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer 4 to join the department. The selected candidate will have knowledge and experience with A&E hardware and design practices. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of RF components and assemblies, and spacecraft structures including primary/secondary structures made of metallic materials, advanced composites & Honeycomb constructions. This individual will be knowledgeable of material strengths and properties, design criteria, loading conditions and processes (e.g. non-destructive testing, composite assemblies, etc). Experience with environmental testing requirements and experience with mechanical testing such as: structural static test, thermal cycle test, random & vibration tests to demonstrate qualification / acceptance of spacecraft structures.

Essential Functions:

  • Experience and proficiency with CREO/Pro Engineering, Catia 5, NX or other 3-D cad system.

  • Experience and proficiency with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

  • Experience with discrepant hardware process

  • Proficiency with creating and releasing drawing

  • Experience with creating and developing preliminary layouts

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution and 9 years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment OR

  • Masters of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution and 7 years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment

  • Knowledge of spacecraft structures including primary/secondary structure made of metallic, advance composites, and/or Honeycomb materials and construction

  • Experience and proficiency with CREO/Pro Engineering, Catia 5, NX or other 3-D CAD system

  • Experience with discrepant hardware process

  • Proficiency with creating and releasing drawing

  • Experience with creating and developing preliminary layouts, A&E hardware and design practices

  • Ability to perform trade studies

  • Experience and proficiency with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T

  • Experience of environmental testing requirements and with mechanical testing - Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters' Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering

  • Proficiency with creating and releasing drawing

  • Experience with creating and developing preliminary layouts

  • Experience and proficiency with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T

  • Knowledge of Mathlab or Mathcad

  • Experience of environmental testing requirements and experience with mechanical testing

  • Possesses strong leadership qualities, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills

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