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Sr. Principal Commodity Engineer - Electronics

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, 25 % of the Time Positions Available: 1

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 has an opening for an Engineer 4 to join our Commodity Engineering Team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA. The Commodity Engineering Team is responsible for supply base management related to the acquisition of Space electronic and electrical hardware. This high visibility position requires a motivated, self-starter with an engineering and electronic component background with excellent interpersonal skills to respond to program customer product needs and concerns. The candidate will require extensive technical understanding of one or more of the following areas: Hi-Rel electronic components, active/passive electronics components, FPGA's, ASIC's, Hybrids, associated fabrication processes, electronic subsystem assembly integration & test, and failure analysis techniques. Candidate will be expected to work effectively with Materials & Processes (M&P) and other Engineering organizations to help resolve supplier issues and provide successful execution of technical solutions for acquisition activities in support of Global Supply Chain. Responsibilities also include performing product producibility reviews, technical evaluations of proposals and supporting the internal processes associated with program part/product selection, qualification and approval, supplier capability approvals, manage work transfers, as well as hardware failure analysis and investigations. Candidate is expected to have the ability to work both independently and as a team player and must demonstrate the ability to multi-task and communicate effectively with varying levels of program customers and functional organization leadership. Travel required up to 25%.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typical Minimum Education / Experience: Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technical, Engineering, or Mathematical) degree, with 9 years of experience in an Engineering or Manufacturing role; OR 7 years with a Masters Degree in STEM; 4 years with a PhD.
  • Demonstrated experience to formulate and execute technical solutions to complex part, assembly, and process engineering challenges
  • Demonstrated experience reviewing engineering specifications, schematics and drawings with the ability to translate customer driven requirements into specifications
  • Demonstrated experience using SAP, Windows software packages, and other electronic databases
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Mechanism/Component/Commodity Engineering experience
  • Experience and understanding of standards for the production of Motor, Bearings, Resolvers, Harmonic Drives or Mechanical assemblies and associated materials and processes
  • Project Management experience
  • Knowledge of FAR & DFAR requirements
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001/AS9100 requirements

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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