Category: Engineering
Location: El Segundo, California
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No -Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Positions Available: 1

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career. Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) has an exciting career opportunity for a Principal Parts Materials & Process Standards Engineer (Fastener Specialist) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The team provides an efficient and effective common parts management capability to balance the needs for Program specialization, industry compliance and Enterprise optimization. This position will be located in El Segundo, CA. Position Overview:
The NGAS Parts, Materials and Processes (PM&P) Standards Team is seeking a Principal PM&P Engineer – Fasteners Specialist, who will be responsible for supporting various NGAS programs. The selected candidate will support Standards Engineering efforts related to primarily fasteners/fastening systems in addition to fluid systems, bearings, bushings, metallic brackets, drilling, mechanisms and materials in addition to other mechanical part technologies. The Principal PM&P Standards Engineer will be mentoring with lead Standards Engineers in fasteners/fastening systems and support near term responsibilities.
Essential Functions:
Create and maintain fastener-related Standards & Process spec documents and updating related parts managements systems.
Service the system/product Design Engineering community with part selection, application, and assembly/installation guidance through 1-on-1, design review, and peer review scenarios.
Service the Program’s supply chain, internal manufacturing & assembly, and logistics/field support communities when Part/Standard product or process questions/issues arise.
Facilitating interaction between the Program IPT personnel with the functional department Standards/Part specialists.
Analyze and provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex and difficult problems
Participate in failure investigations and root cause analysis.
Participate in industry standards committees and company initiatives.
Communicate clearly and frequently with team members, customers and applicable stakeholders to ensure customer requirements are met.
Regularly interacting and communicating with Program and Functional management for status & visibility.
Some regional travel is required while supporting a variety of NGAS programs.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of STEM related engineering experience, a Master’s Degree in a STEM discipline and 3 years of experience.
Three (3) years of industry experience working on Fastener design, development, manufacturing, qualification and application.
Working knowledge of fastener/process selection and application at the system design level.
Experience supporting aircraft production lines, Material Review Board and ongoing sustainment programs.
A current active in-scope U.S. Government DoD Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access (PAR/SPA).

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Engineering or another STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university
An active U.S. Government DoD Secret clearance with current or previous access to Special Programs.
Experience working in an aerospace engineering environment.
Familiarity with the Industry Specifications & Standards and the supplier base relating to Fastening Systems and Military Aircraft.
Involvement with Industry standards committees and working groups.
Proficient with contemporary PDM/PLM, CAD, and related engineering systems/tools.
Familiarity with 6 Sigma, RCCA and Lean improvement methodologies.
Strong leadership qualities, strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to manage and leverage various communication styles.
Complete understanding and wide application of technical principle, theories and concepts in PM&P Mechanical Systems in addition to general knowledge of other related disciplines.
A current active U.S. Government DoD issued Secret security clearance with current or previous access to Special Programs (SPA/PAR).

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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