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Northrop Grumman (DoD SkillBridge) - Principal / Sr. Principal Mechanical Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Woodland Hills
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10018507

Category: EngineeringLocation: Woodland Hills - CA, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1

At 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 - 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.
NG- Military Internship Program Description:As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation's military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman's 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists.The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29 .The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members.
Responsibilities for this internship position are:Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman - Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for SkillBridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.Goals - Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission "Defining Possible" on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.Outcome - Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:
  • Has served at least 180 days on active duty
  • Is within 12 months of separation or retirement
  • Will receive an honorable discharge
  • Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS
  • Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months
  • Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.What You'll get to Do:Based in our Woodland Hills, CA office, this position will support senior mechanical engineers in the design of strategic inertial navigation and measurement systems.Responsibilities include:
    • Mechanical design engineering and lead mechanical engineer responsibilities for inertial navigation systems
    • Creation of innovative designs with high producibility at minimum unit cost
    • Support for root cause analysis and quick resolution of manufacturing line stops and other critical production activities
    • Collaborative work with other engineering organizations, program management, factory operations, global supply chain and Mission Assurance.This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed belowThis requisition may be filled at either a Principal Level or a Sr. Principal Level.Basic Qualifications for a Principal Mechanical Engineer are:
      • 5 years of experience with a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineer; 3 years of experience with Masters in Mechanical Engineering; or a PhD in Mechanical Engineering
      • Expertise with mechanical CAD software (Siemens NX preferred)
      • Good presentation and writing/communication skills
      • Experience mentoring junior level engineers
      • Active DoD Secret ClearanceBasic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Mechanical Engineer are:
        • 9 years of experience with a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineer; 7 years of experience with Masters in Mechanical Engineering; 4 years of experience a PhD in Mechanical Engineering
        • Expertise with mechanical CAD software (Siemens NX preferred)
        • Good presentation and writing/communication skills
        • Experience mentoring junior level engineers
        • Active DoD Secret ClearancePreferred Qualifications
          • Experience with Siemens NX
          • Experience with Teamcenter PLM environment
          • Experience with Circuit Card fabrication and design
          • Experience with mechanical analysis and related tools such as ANSYS, NX Nastran, and SolidWorks Flow Simulation for structural and thermal analysis of electromechanical structures and circuit cards.
          • Active Secret clearance
          • Demonstrated high degree of creativity and ability to solve a wide range of difficult problems
          • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated, willing to learn, experience working in a team environmentWhat We Can Offer You:Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:Health PlanSavings PlanPaid Time OffAdditional benefitsEducation AssistanceTraining and Development9/80 Schedule at Many Siteshttps://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspxAdditional Northrop Grumman Information:Northrop Grumman has approximately 90,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 27 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.Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world."

            Salary Range: 92200 - 138400Salary Range 2: 114300 - 171500

            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 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) 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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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