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Sr. Principal Engineer Manufacturing

Northrop Grumman | Melbourne FL 32901 USA | Full Time | Posted: 08/16/2019

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At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Sr. Principal Manufacturing Engineerto join our Supplier Manufacturing Engineering team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.

Supplier Manufacturing Engineering is responsible for supply base technical management related to the acquisition of internal Programs hardware needs. This highly visible position requires a motivated self-starter with a manufacturing background in military aircraft composite, machine part fabrication and sub systems installation. The candidate must possess excellent interpersonal skills to respond to program customer product needs and concerns. He/She will be involved with resolving supplier production questions, tooling needs and will thrive in a high performance team environment. Candidate must have a demonstrated ability to multi-task and communicate effectively with varying levels of program customers and functional organization leadership.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to; provide a technical interface between Program IPT's and Suppliers. Analyze engineering specifications and drawings; confers with quality, material, manufacturing and subcontractors to provide and obtain technical information. Provide Subject Matter Expertise to resolve supplier technical questions and issues related to production or tooling topics. Ensure producibility and affordability of designs and manufacturing systems in support of engineering and production teams. Perform technical evaluations (assess needs and costs) of supplier's proposals for parts, assemblies and/or tooling for Buyers. Manage work transfer to and standup of suppliers to produce NGAS designs. Perform and manage onsite Supplier capability/capacity assessments and Production Readiness Reviews.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science in a STEM (Science,Technology, Engineering, Math) degree, with9 years of experience in an aerospace or military aviation Manufacturing role

  • Must have demonstrated experience to formulate and execute technical solutions topart, assembly and tooling challenges

  • Must have demonstrated Project Management experience

  • Must have demonstrated experience using SAP,Windows software packages and other electronic databases

  • Must have an Active DoD Secret Clearance that has been granted / renewed within the past 6 years

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Special Access Program (SAP/SAR) clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior Supplier Technical Management experience with manufacturing of military hardware

  • Experience with Siemens NX tools and ManufacturingExecution System (MES)

  • Knowledge of FAR & DFAR requirements

  • Active DoD Top Secret with an up to date SSBI or SAP/SAR access clearance

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 Melbourne, FL, 32901, United States
Categories Engineering

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