Principal/Sr. Principal Manufacturing Engineer
Category: EngineeringLocation: Annapolis, MD - United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1At 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 "A cents € 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.We are looking for you to join our team as a Manufacturing Engineer based out of Annapolis, MD.What You'll get to Do:The Manufacturing Engineer will support Manufacturing Operations Engineering in Northrop Grumman's Undersea Systems division. The Engineer will be responsible for the implementation of the latest industry manufacturing technology and techniques and will also incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan. The Manufacturing Engineer will also inspect performance of machinery, equipment and tools to verify their efficiency; and will investigate and initiate corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality. The chosen candidate will provide guidance to Engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques and will ensure processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations.The Manufacturing Engineer conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with Manufacturing. She/he will be challenged to work with Design Engineering to enable more producible designs as well as Inspection, validating that output meets the drawing and specification requirements for the product life cycle.The Manufacturing Engineer must be able to work individually as well as collaborate, share, and engage in teamwork with a diverse group of individuals. He/she must be able to work tactically; be aware of the future strategy; and have solid communication skills, strong leadership, collaboration, interpersonal, and team-building skills.Roles and Responsibilities:Designs manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling.Designs sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance.Adapts machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions.Incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan.Inspects performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality.Develops manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control, and may develop those techniques.Provides guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.Ensures processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations.The ideal candidate will have a background in Manufacturing/Process Engineering, a solid understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T) and hands-on experience with tool and fixture design. This requisition may be filled as either a Principal Manufacturing Engineer or Sr.Principal Manufacturing Engineer based on the qualifications listed below.Basic Qualifications for a Principal Manufacturing Engineer:Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related STEM degree plus 5 years of relevant experience; or a Master of Science in Engineering or related STEM degree plus 3 years of relevant experience; or a PhD in Engineering or related STEM degree plus 0 years of experienceU.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearanceAbility to read mechanical drawingsAbility to read and implement commercial and/or DoD manufacturing standardsHands on knowledge and experience with machine shop and/or electronics manufacturing processes3D Solid Modeling experience using CAD softwareBasic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Manufacturing Engineer:Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related STEM degree plus 9 years of relevant experience; or a Master of Science in Engineering or related STEM degree plus 7 years of relevant experience; or a PhD in Engineering or related STEM degree plus 4 years of relevant experienceU.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearanceAbility to read mechanical drawingsAbility to read and implement commercial and/or DoD manufacturing standardsHands on knowledge and experience with machine shop and/or electronics manufacturing processes3D Solid Modeling experience using CAD softwarePreferred Qualifications for both levels:BS in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, and/or metallurgical specialties.Experience in Manufacturing/Process EngineeringHands on experience with tool and fixture designActive Secret or Top Secret Security ClearanceElectrical Manufacturing Engineering BackgroundExperience working with 2 to 5 axis machiningSiemens NX modeling and drafting experienceExperience in design review for manufacturability and tooling design for prototyping and productionWorking knowledge and past experience with equipment and tool suppliersSix Sigma or Lean-Agile CertificationMASTERCAM NC Programming fundamental knowledgeAutomated manufacturing experienceAdditive manufacturing experienceWeld experience, commercial and/or DoD standardsExperience with dimensional and NDT inspection techniquesMANUMS21014345Salary Range: 87780 - 131670Salary Range 2: 108864 - 163296Employees 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.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 US Citizenship is required for most positions.