Gilbert, Arizona

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Northrop Grumman Tactical Space Systems is seeking an I&T Principal Mechanical Engineer (2nd Shift) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in Gilbert, AZ supporting I&T .

" This position will be located in Gilbert, Arizona and is assigned to 2nd shift on a 9/80 day schedule, having every other Friday off. Additional pay for shift differential will apply".

The qualified candidate will become part of Northrop Grumman's Tactical Space Systems.
In this position, you will perform duties contributing to Integration and Test (I&T) activities for space vehicle systems and their supporting hardware. I&T Mechanical Engineers coordinate and oversee mechanical build and production operations performed by the technical staff. You will support and be responsible for developing detailed work instructions or test procedures, providing technical insight to, processes, support hardware designs, etc. that adhere to the requirements for the space vehicle being tested. Tasks may include ensuring the work center is set up and all elements are in place for work each day, including maintaining a safe, clean, and productive work environment, reporting daily status to I&T Managers, addressing off nominal and non-conforming conditions, creating robust corrective actions and providing mentor guidance to other engineers and support staff. Other duties include testing space flight hardware where it is expected that the systems under test are well understood, and the test constraints and hazards identified to always ensure the safety of personnel and the space flight hardware. Test results will be analyzed, and determinations made by the operator to ensure that the space flight hardware is both healthy and operating as expected. You must be knowledgeable in aerospace systems, spacecraft subsystems design, or mission operations. You will be working in a team environment where the team will be responsible for all I&T activities for the space vehicle from the generation of work instructions, through test and often including launch activities. You will have the opportunity to interact with many cross functional organizations.

Typical Minimum Education / Experience Principal Mechanical Engineer : 5 Years with Bachelor of Science; 3 with Masters; 0 Years with PhD Degree in engineering or other STEM related discipline.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, or related area plus a minimum of 5 years of related experience.
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: integration, test, mechanical operations, or manufacturing
  • Must be able to obtain and retain a DOD TS/SCI Security Clearance and/or SAP clearances.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering
  • Experience providing direct engineering support for spacecraft assembly, equipment, and processes
  • Experience working in a highly regulated industry with strict customer/process requirements
  • Experience in defense or related industry
  • Demonstrated ability/desire to lead a team of less experienced engineers
  • Practical experience with 5S/FOD, ESD and Six Sigma and/or Lean manufacturing techniques
  • Experience with design modeling and drawing efforts using 3-D modeling tools
  • Current active DOD TS/SCI security clearance.
Salary Range: $79,700 USD - $119,000 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Gilbert, Arizona

 

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