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Principal, Systems/Manufacturing Test Engineer

Northrop Grumman | Palmdale CA 93550 USA | Full Time | Posted: 09/20/2019

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The Specialty Test Team has several openings for qualified Test Engineers with Manufacturing Experience. The selected candidate must poses the skills and experience that will enable him to execute in the capacity of a Test Engineer as well as a Manufacturing Engineer. The Specialty Test Team is part of the Systems Integration, Test and Evaluation Organization (SIT&E) within Northrop Grumman, Aerospace Systems.

Selected candidates are expected to perform the following
Structural Test Engineer
Interpret Test Requirements and Co-Author and publish Test Procedures.
Plan and arrange the labor, schedules, and equipment required for testing and evaluating Flight and R&D hardware.
Participate in post-test data evaluation and problem identification and resolution.
Maintain metrics on status of testing and constraints.
Manufacturing Engineer
Participate in design/test criteria reviews with Internal Customers, Vendors, Test Engineering, EHS and Facilities Personnel.
Evaluate design factors taking into account ease manufacturing, cost, safety, maintenance and end user.
Identify design errors, omissions, and other deficiencies, and recommend revisions and/or improvements.
Analyze damage tolerance, durability, design allowables and structural modeling
Conduct trade studies, develop processes and author procedures.
Lead / facilitate technical interchange meetings with all stakeholders, IE: GSE, Vendors, Machine Shops,
Manufacturers etc.

This position requires strong written and oral communications skills as well as a team centric approach to problem solving. Candidate will be working under the guidance of senior engineering personnel. Must be able to execute with minimal oversight, and be capable and willing to mentor less experienced personnel. . Work well in a large team environment as well as an individual contributor. Candidate must be self-motivated, detail oriented and must be willing to learn additional engineering discipline areas.
Basic Qualifications:

STEM, BA plus 5 yrs. Exp., Masters plus 3 yrs. Exp.,
Secret clearance within 5 yr scope
Must be able to obtain and maintain PAR
Ability and willingness to work non-standard shifts/overtime
Familiarity with GSE processes
Willing/Capable of Learning NX10 and GD&T

Preferred Qualifications:

Proven leadership skills
Extensive manufacturing experience
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Current PAR
Extensive NX10 and GD&T experience


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.

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Location Palmdale, CA, 93550, United States
Categories Engineering

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