Category: Engineering
Location: Mesa, Arizona
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: None
Telecommute: Yes -May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel Required: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Positions Available: 1

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world. The Mesa, Arizona location ofNorthrop Grumman’s Defense Systems Division produces automatic medium caliber gun systems. Northrop Grumman gun systems built for the U.S. and international militaries have been used in all major conflicts since World War II in a variety of applications to include small and large ground vehicles, helicopters, airplanes and naval ships. Role Description: This Manufacturing Engineering position is for an engineering role on medium caliber gun system programs within the Defense Systems Division. As part of the Systems Engineering group, the Manufacturing Engineer supports design, production, and supplier development activities. This position is located in Mesa, Arizona. Responsibilities The Manufacturing Engineering position carries the following set of primary responsibilities:
Works with design, project, manufacturing and quality engineers through the product development process to ensure Design to Cost (DTC) and Design for Assembly/Manufacturing (DFA/DFM) targets are achieved
Provide guidance to design engineering regarding design concepts and product specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques
Understand and interpret engineering drawings and recommend design changes to increase product manufacturability and functionality
Prepares cost estimates and written technical proposals for product improvement initiatives
Reviews drawings , Engineering Change Orders, and work instructions for accuracy and completeness
Participates and/or leads disposition of non-conforming production parts
Acts as a technical interface to internal production personnel and to external suppliers
Develops technical relationships with internal production personnel and with external suppliers
Supports manufacturing trade studies and early supplier involvement
Shares knowledge with other engineers
Experience in shop floor support

Basic Qualifications:
BS in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other related STEM Technical field
Bachelor of Science with 2 years of relevant industry experience or a Master’s degree with 0 years of industry experience
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Project, and Power Point.
Strong oral and written communication skills with ability to focus on multiple projects and deliver status on risk areas and required actions
Familiarity with computer aided design (CAD) software, preferably NX
Understanding of GD&T
Hands-on manufacturing experience in assembly and fabrication
Familiarity with mechanical and electrical engineering processes and other specialty engineering activities within the product development process
Demonstrated effectiveness in achieving results through understanding and management of internal processes and customer/supplier relationships
U.S. Citizen and be able to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance
Position may require domestic and international travel, Must be able to obtain clearance from the bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and Explosives (ATF) as an Employee Processor
Candidates hired into this role will also need to complete a Gun Control Act Self Certification form.
Preferred Qualifications:
IPC-620 and IPC J-STD-001 Certification
Mechanical design experience with complex gear trains, cams, springs, clutches, machined components, welded structures, electric motors and solenoids preferred
Experience in product development projects and sustainment of legacy programs for complex aerospace or defense systems
Candidate should also have a general understanding of continuous improvement, Six Sigma and Lean methodologies in a low volume, high mix, engineer to order, manufacturing environment
Proven experience with creating and setting up production and assembly lines and processes
Experience with shop routing paperwork in a low level kitting and assembly/processing environment
Familiar with Material Review Boards for product/quality deviation
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. 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. Learn about Northrop Grumman Total Rewards and Benefits.

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.Tracking

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