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Staff Engineer Manufacturing

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Redondo Beach
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

  • Clearance Type: None
  • 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: 5 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.

    Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities, and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Systems Division has an opening for a Staff Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and maintain our world class capabilities in a dynamic environment. Areas of support include, but are not limited to, antennas, composites, mechanisms & sensors, cables & harnesses, propulsion, and solar arrays. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.The ideal candidate will be required to apply engineering principles to act as the liaison between engineering definition and production areas. The individual will have broad knowledge of manufacturing techniques and problem solving in order to contribute to the timely planning and execution of mechanical production, integration and test of spacecraft. Typical tasking of this role may include:
    • Generating manufacturing flows to build and test hardware that is compliant with engineering drawings, specifications, and requirements documents
    • Generating manufacturing work instructions that adhere to processes, engineering and quality requirements
    • Generating and maintaining MBOMs
    • Creating and maintaining work orders from master process plans through plan closure
    • Defining tooling requirements and coordinating the fabrication of tooling
    • Conducting manufacturing readiness reviews and design reviews
    • Providing support to the production floor during fabrication and assembly phases
    • Enabling feedback loop with engineering definition for producibility, affordability, and incorporation of lessons learned
    • Participation in project management, manufacturing scheduling and/or earned value management for program or functional initiativesThe selected candidate must possess strong communication and technical writing skills, as well as an ability and desire to learn and problem solve. The individual must also thrive in a collaborative environment, working across organizations to coordinate readiness for manufacturing execution.Basic Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree plus 14 years of technical experience OR Master's Degree plus 12 years of technical experience OR High School Diploma/General Education Diploma (G.E.D) plus 18 years of technical experience
      • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret Clearance or SCI AccessPreferred Qualifications:
        • Active DoD Top Secret clearance or SCI access
        • Ability to operate in a large team environment
        • Excellent communication and technical writings skills
        • Extensive experience with composites, mechanisms & sensors, antenna products, or propulsion systems
        • Experience with manufacturing execution systems, SAP, and other production coordination tools
        • Demonstrated experience in project leadership, project management, and/or managing production resources Salary Range: $146,000 USD - $219,000 USD 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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .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.
          • Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
          • Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
          • Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.Did you know?Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Redondo Beach , Staff Engineer Manufacturing, Engineering , Redondo Beach, California

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