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Principal Electromechanical Engineer

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: No -Teleworking not available for this position Shift: 1st Shift Travel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time Positions Available: 2

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: Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for 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.

SSSD has an opening for a Principal Electro-mechanical Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA. The Principal Electro-mechanical Engineer will fulfill mechanical engineering activities for precision moving electro-mechanical products. This includes leading engineering development efforts for complex mechanized and opto-mechanical units with cradle-to-grave hardware ownership from product conception to production. Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the completion of specific programs and projects as a responsible engineer
  • Possess technical responsibility for product end-item performance at the configured item level
  • Represent the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues on specific projects
  • Develop technical specifications, conceptual designs, trade studies, detail designs, procedures, reports
  • Substantiate design with supporting analysis and buy-in from adjacent stakeholder disciplines
  • Collaborate with suppliers and external partners for technology and business development needs
  • Develop preliminary and critical design review content for peer and customer presentations
  • Create and review technical data packages including fabrication, source control, and assembly drawings
  • Provide engineering leadership during prototype and production hardware assembly & test
  • Provide as needed engineering support to material review boards and failure review boards
  • Serve as a technical mentor within the organization by sharing of lessons learned and best practices
  • Work with agility and minimal direction to complete concurrent program tasks on schedule
  • Employ strong interpersonal and communication skills while operating within an integrated product team
  • Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for: Medical, Dental & Vision coverage


Educational Assistance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

Paid-Time off

Health & Wellness Resources

Employee Discounts

Flexible Schedules: For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work For more details, please view Northrop Grumman Benefits.

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or related STEM technical discipline from an ABET accredited university with 5 years of engineering professional experience; OR M.S degree in Mechanical Engineering or related STEM technical discipline from an ABET accredited university with 3 years of engineering professional experience; OR PhD in Mechanical Engineering or related STEM technical discipline from an ABET accredited university with 0 years of engineering professional experience
  • Must have 3 or more years of experience using in Creo, Solidworks, NX, or CATIA V5 industry CAD software
  • Must have 3 or more years of experience with development, qualification, or production of mechanized or opto-mechanical products for end-use in harsh environmental conditions
  • Must have experience with Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance (GD&T) applications per ASME Y.14-5 and tolerance stack analysis
  • Must have experience with first order structural and thermal analysis and relevant analysis tools
  • Candidate must have ability to obtain and maintain an active U.S. Government security clearance at the Top Secret level

Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or related STEM technical discipline from an ABET accredited university
  • Active U.S. Government security clearance at the Secret level with a background investigation date within 10 years
  • Experience with successful design, development, analysis, and verification of mechanized or opto-mechanical products in Aerospace and Defense
  • Demonstrated application of hardware systems engineering associated with the integration of products into complex Aircraft and/or Spacecraft subsystems
  • Experience with development of process improvements and standardized tools
  • Experience with ENOVIA/SMARTEAM Product Lifecycle Management

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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