iReturn Technical - Manufacturing Process/Project Engineer

Northrop Grumman
Baltimore, MD
Jan 14, 2022
Jan 21, 2022
Full Time
Requisition ID: R10022771Category: Administrative ServicesLocation: Baltimore - MD, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: NoneTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 4At 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.Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Principal Manufacturing/Process Engineer to join its Manufacturing Organization as part of the iReturn Program. This position is located in Linthicum, Maryland.The qualified applicant will join a iReturn cohort of employees re-entering the workforce after a career break of at least two years. This cohort will receive special on-boarding designed to provide an effective re-entry into the workforce. iReturn provides experienced professionals with a 12-week "returnship" to prepare for a full-time career in one of several fields at Northrop Grumman through training, professional development and networking opportunities. Qualified applicants will join a cohort of employees returning to the workforce after a 2+ career break for this "returnship" program that focuses on giving you a seamless transition back into the workforce. This cohort program will approximately run from late January to early May and prepare candidates for an effective re-entry into the workforce. Upon completion of the program, candidates will be eligible for full-time roles with the company.Learn more about the iReturn program here.At Northrop Grumman, our employees have the opportunity to work on revolutionary systems in the air, space, sea and on the ground, with global impact. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, and we drive to do what others think is impossible.Responsibilities Include:Process Engineer: Designs manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling. Designs arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout. 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. May 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.Project Engineer: Act as the main point of contact for all manufacturing engineering related activities for their product within the cell. Monitor product performance, quality, delivery, and cost metrics; highlight detractors and gather resources to resolve them. Collaborate closely with their process engineering peers as well as multiple other functional groups supporting the shop floor, program office, and customer. Drive root cause corrective action efforts. Identify continuous improvement opportunities; create solutions and lobby for funding. Review and handle product on the shop floor. Lead communications outward from the shop floor, through yield meetings, situations reports, problem resolution charts, etc. Gather and document efforts related for non-recurring cost for initial product startup as well as support manufacturing readiness reviewsBasic Qualifications:Bachelor of Science in Engineering or other STEM related areaA minimum of 5 years of relevant experience (3 years with Masters; 0 years with PhD).2 year career minimum career breakFluency in MS Office software applicationsCandidate must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance (US citizenship is a prerequisite).Preferred Qualifications:Familiarity with J-STD and MIL-STD requirements and Space Class hardware requirements, including MIL-STD-883 & MIL-PRF-38534, J-STD, IPCProcess Engineering experienceRobotics, automation, machining, and/or assembly experienceFamiliarity with Design of Experiment (DOE), Statistical Process Control (SPC), 6 sigma concepts for process development and controlKnowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)Experience with the design or manufacturing of electronics and/or PCBsFamiliarity with CAD/CAM software (AutoCAD, NX/ Genesis 2000 or similar)Familiarity with Matlab, VBA, and Minitab software and/or similarProject Engineer: Project management experience"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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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.

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