Principal Manufacturing Engineer - Full-time

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Manufacturing


Candidate will be responsible with minimal support for analyzing engineering design concepts, assembly theory, fabrication drawings, inspection requirements, procurement requirements, verification requirements, and aligning required fabrication capabilities and capacity to support Aeronautics platform applications for assigned commodities.

  • Review and interpret technical specifications, validate requirements for design, and manufacturing milestones to support component deliverables

  • Technical responsibilities to determine proper commodity designations, individual specification and hardware deliverables

  • Support internal technical and non-technical review meetings as required

  • Provide support to GSC representative at formal Engineering Technical Review meetings, and Configuration Review Boards and Change Boards

  • Arrange for liaison between Northrop Grumman Global Supply Chain, Suppliers and Customers including technical team counterpart representatives 

  • Perform root cause investigation and implement corrective actions to eliminate non-conformances and improve manufacturing process repeatability

  • Develop sourcing business prospects and maintain project schedules using MS Project and/or other reporting and presentation tools

  •  Candidate should succeed in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative team settings across all levels professional and technical. Candidate must be comfortable and willing to handle administrative and technical demands. Understand ERP system requirements and be able to work in partnership with metallurgy and process engineering, system engineers, hardware designers, and integration/test engineers.


    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science,Technology, Engineering or Mathematics discipline from an accredited universityand a minimum of 5 years of project management or lead engineeringresponsibilities (9) years of experience total in lieu of a Bachelor's degree,or 3 years of experience with a Master's degree, 0 years experience with a PhD.

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in anelectrical, electro-mechanical or similar manufacturing engineering field

  • 3+ years of advanced use of MS Word,Excel, Access, Outlook; other productivity tools

  • Ability to obtain/maintain a Secret Clearance issued by the DoD

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Engineering, ElectricalEngineering or Project/Program/Business Management

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

  • Experience in electro-mechanical instrumenttest methods and procedures

  • Experience working with Siemens NXCAD suite

  • Six (6) years or more experience in systemsor hardware design and integration

  • An Interim or Active Secret Clearance issued by the DoD

  • 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.

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