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Northrop Grumman Staff Engr Matl Process in Magna, Utah

Analyzes, researches, designs and develops materials and their related fabrication and application processes to develop and optimize materials for use in engineering design of and/or application in structures, systems and subsystems. Applies principles of chemistry, physics, and material behavior to develop metallic, non-metallic and composite material and processing specifications, fabrication and assembly processes. Develops, analyzes and applies material properties and design allowables, processing processes and quality engineering specifications. Material analyses may include failure analysis of components, systems and subsystems, life predictions, and definition and requirement specifications. May review and approve subcontractor material processing procedures.

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Sr Princ Materials Engineer

  • Provide direct process engineering support to composite manufacturing at the San Diego site.

  • Responsibilities will include technical oversight of multiple manufacturing areas, liaison between Materials and Process Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering Groups and Operations personnel.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Review of down-flowed engineering process requirements to ensure applicability to part type.

  • Documentation and implementation, including training, of any new processes introduced. Implementation and monitoring of SPC methodologies into manufacturing.

  • Establishment of lessons learned' evaluation of projects and implementation of such lessons into future programs. Development and refinement of manufacturing tools.

  • Support for Cause and Corrective Action (C/CA) activities.

Design of Experiments (DOE) activities for manufacturing efficiency and quality improvement. Validation and qualification of new equipment.

Basic Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

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.

Required Skills:

Minimum of 7 years material and process engineering experience.

Minimum of 5 years of relevant industry and composite experience.

Good communication and written skills.

Demonstrated analytical approach to problem solving and data analysis.

Develop databases to track work cell performance metrics is required.

Prior experience in an Aerospace or Space hardware manufacturing environment.

Hands on working experience with composites manufacturing processes, including hand lay up and vacuum bagging.

Working knowledge of high performance carbon/epoxy and carbon/cyanate resin system, core materials.

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.

Technical oversight of lay-up and cure operations; ensuring that desired manufacturing processes are being followed and specified processes are applicable to the products being manufactured.

Job Category : Engineering

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