Sentinel (GBSD) – Principal Parts Engineer / Sr. Principal Parts Engineer – (10847)Roy, UT

Requisition ID: R10163285

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Roy, Utah, United States of America | Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage, and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future and have 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

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 Principal Parts Engineer / Sr. Principal Parts Engineer . This position is located in either Roy, UT or Huntsville, AL and supports the Sentinel program.

This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What You’ll Get To Do:

Specific duties to include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Candidate will be responsible to perform full spectrum of parts management tasks on assigned system and sub-systems to ensure streamlined selection, approval and standardization of preferred or commonly used parts during the design of weapon systems and equipment under an overarching Systems Engineering framework.

  • Candidate will demonstrate ability to develop/maintain a bill of material, Program Parts Selection List (PPSL), Program Approved Parts List (PAPL), Program Approved Material and Process List (PAMPL) and perform issue management through solution implementation.

  • Candidate will demonstrate a complete understanding and wide application of technical principle, theories, and concepts relative to parts management. Candidate will demonstrate general knowledge of Systems Engineering, multi-generational program system and/or multi-generational program subsystem development, and familiarity with supplier management.

  • Candidate will analyze, research, design and develop 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 or 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. Applicant will be expected to maintain close coordination with several integrated product teams, provide detailed status to program leadership, participate in parts management technical interchange meetings, as required.

  • Candidate will be self-motivated, work under general direction, and work well in teams. Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools is essential.

Position Benefits

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 position’s standard work schedule is 9/80, which allows employees to work nine-hour days Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

This position may be filled as a Principal Engineer (Level 3) or a Senior Principal Engineer (Level 4).

Required for Principal Parts Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 5 years of experience with a Bachelor's degree, 3 years of experience with a Master's degree, or 0 years of experience with a PhD

Required for Sr. Principal Parts Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 9 years of experience with a Bachelor's degree, 7 years of experience with a Master's degree, or 4 years with a PhD

Required for Both Levels:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with an active DoD Secret security clearance with an in-scope investigation date within the last 6 years

  • 6+ years parts management experience OR related professional/military experience working in an Engineering or Technical position (4 years with Masters)

  • Must be eligible to obtain Enhanced Security Clearances within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs

  • Focus on parts such at mechanical fasteners, O-rings, and gaskets and the associated ASTM, ASME, SAE standards and military specifications

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office tools

  • Previous experience leading a team in successful completion of projects.

  • Experience with Product Lifecycle Management tools, bill of materials (BOM), BOM Intelligence tools

  • Familiarity with supplier management

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Systems Engineering, Materials Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering discipline from an accredited university

  • Current Special Program Access

  • Experience with Air Force Global Strike Command

  • Experience with Minuteman III parts and obsolescence management

  • Strong understanding of entire product lifecycle, modeling and engineering best practices

  • Understanding of process/procedure development, control and improvement

  • Parts management experience within Aerospace and Defense industry

  • Experience managing Program Parts Selection List (PPSL), Program Approved Parts List (PAPL), Program Approved Material and Process List (PAMPL)

  • Familiar with Systems Engineering framework and concepts

  • Experience with Siemens Teamcenter, NX solid modeling

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

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

Salary Range: $84,200 - $139,600

Salary Range 2: $104,400 - $173,200

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.