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Northrop Grumman GBSD - Material Process Engineer-- Staff Systems Engineer in Roy, Utah

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Material Process Engineer-- Staff Systems Engineer. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

What you will get to do:

A Materials Process Engineer analyzes, researches, designs and develops materials and their related fabrication and application processes to develop and optimize materials for use in engineering design of and/or application in structures, systems and subsystems. Applies principles of chemistry, physics, and material behavior to develop metallic, non-metallic and composite material and processing specifications, fabrication and assembly processes. Develops, analyzes and applies material properties and design allowables, processing processes and quality engineering specifications. Material analyses may include failure analysis of components, systems and subsystems, life predictions, and definition and requirement specifications. May review and approve subcontractor material processing procedures.

The GBSD Parts, Material, and Process (PM&P) Materials Qualification Lead will lead materials qualification across the GBSD Enterprise. This includes but is not limited to electronic parts, standard and non-standard parts, COTS, plastic encapsulated microcircuits, and EEE parts.

Responsibilities may include:

Select and qualify materials and parts for a national strategic deterrence program

Be a part of qualification test at the material, unit and system levels

Support the design and production of electronics and structural hardware

Interact with subcontractors as part of Parts and Materials and Process surveillance activities

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.




Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's of Science Degree OR higher in Material Science, OR Materials Engineering, OR Chemical Engineering, or closely related technical discipline

  • 14 years experience with a BS Degree, or 12 years experience with a Master's, or 9 years experience with a PhD in Material Science, Materials Engineering, or Chemical Engineering, or closely related technical discipline

  • Experience with materials qualification of aerospace products

  • Experience leading technical teams in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment

  • Active Secret clearance with investigation in the last 6 years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters or PhD is preferred.

  • Experience in Materials selection for missiles or space environments and fabrication problem solving experience

  • Experience with MILCON construction materials selection and testing, Materials Qualification experience

  • Strategic Electronic parts Program Experience, TRITON Materials selection experience

  • Practical working experience supporting integration and test (I&T) activities for missile systems

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills of the English language is desired

  • Active Top Secret clearance is preferred


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