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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Chief Engineer in Magna, Utah

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 is currently looking for a Commercial Programs Mission Assurance Chief Engineer to work in our Bacchus (Magna), UT location.

Description & responsibilities:

This SC&A Mission Assurance Chief Engineer is responsible for all Safety and mission assurance compliance on Commercial Programs. The SMACE is accountable to assure program S&MA needs are met through our systems and will engage across S&MA organizations and into other organizations to assure requirements are met on time and within budget. Daily interface with program leadership, Engineering, Safety and Quality organizations is required. Regular customer interface is required to assure all customer requirements are being met. Government and DCMA interface is a key part of this position with the SMACE being a primary contact between NG and DCMA. Responsibilities include ensuring resources across S&MA are provided when and where needed to support Program success. You will lead efforts to develop, communicate and implement the S&MA vision, strategy, goals and metrics to help meet business and program objectives.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors in Engineering

  • 9 Years with BS; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD

  • Minimum of 7 years of increasingly responsible rocket motor design, manufacturing and/or quality experience

  • Secret Clearance or ability to attain Secret clearance

  • Strong working knowledge of Quality policies, procedures and processes

  • Strong knowledge of Systems Safety and Hazards Analysis disciplines

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization and with customers

  • Comfort and success working across organizational boundaries

  • Strong organization, planning, execution and budget management skills

Preferred Requirements :

  • Advanced engineering degree

  • Previous quality engineering and/or Safety and Systems Safety experience

  • Working knowledge of the MRB processes

  • Ability to get things done through formal and informal channels.

  • Ability to get things done through others without directly supervising them

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


Job Category : Engineering