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Sr. Principal Engineer Mechanical

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Redondo Beach
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Category: Engineering Location: Redondo Beach, California US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes Clearance Type: None Telecommute: Yes -May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position Shift: 1st Shift Travel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time Positions Available: 4

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. Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial 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 Sr. Principal Mechanical Engineer- Sub Project Lead, to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California. This Sub Project Lead will report to the Manufacturing Engineering Operations Department and contribute functionally and technically to drive overall program and department success. This is a highly dynamic role where outstanding organizational skills as well as leadership skills will be essential to be successful. In this role, you will have the opportunity to interact with numerous stakeholders including but not limited to:

  • Program management
  • Manufacturing engineering
  • Production floor leads
  • Flight hardware design engineers
  • Logistical support services.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead responsibilities for activities within a production area.
  • Supporting Functional Homeroom initiatives and projects including process improvement, Event Response Teams, Corrective, and Preventive Action implementation.
  • Sub Project Lead responsibilities include: planning and program performance, addressing cost (Earned Value Management System), schedule, technical performance, and quality of a spacecraft subsystem.
  • Responsible for providing objective-oriented technical direction to manufacturing engineers, process planners, and floor leads utilizing appropriate guidelines & general policies.
  • Produces shop load/demand requirements to influence resource requirements in production areas and drive work dispatching to the floor.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) discipline plus 9 years of engineering experience OR Masters of Science Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline plus 7 years of engineering experience.
  • Experience within a Manufacturing industry.
  • Proven leadership experience on a project and/or team.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret clearance or SCI Access.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as a Shop Floor Lead or Manager
  • An active SSBI clearance or SCI access.
  • Experience managing production resources.
  • Knowledge of spacecraft subassemblies and/or integration and test.
  • Experience in space systems and space system production, integration and test

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.

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