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Principal Manufacturing Engineer/Senior Principal - Metrology/CMM

Northrop Grumman


Location:
Baltimore, MD 21217
Date:
12/27/2022
2022-12-272023-02-25
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Job Details

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: None

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

**Northrop Grumman's Manufacturing Operations Engineering organization is seeking a Principal Manufacturing Process Engineer or Senior Principal Manufacturing Process Engineer for the Advanced Interconnects and Multilayer Solutions (AIMS) manufacturing cell.**

**AIMS** is committed to the rapid development, manufacture and delivery of leading-edge discriminating products, utilizing advances in organic materials, technology and processing to meet or exceed customer expectations.

The Manufacturing Process Engineer will provide manufacturing technical expertise and direction to fabricate printed wiring boards, manifolds, and backplanes for next generation RF hardware. **This position will be responsible for supporting equipment and processes in AIMS.**

**Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the tasks outlined below:**

+ Solving of manufacturing problems (related to materials, designs, equipment, people) in a timely manner
+ Developing new and maintaining existing manufacturing processes with a focus on affordability and quality
+ Creating, managing and executing project plans (tasks, resources, schedules) for process development activities
+ Supporting capital equipment projects through procurement, installation and release for production use
+ Providing ROI justification for process improvement
+ Developing and optimizing process parameters
+ Developing/revising process documentation and work instruction
+ Creating, validating and maintaining automatic equipment programs
+ Assisting with the training of new personnel and participating in the design of operator training materials
+ Supporting factory maintenance personnel with the troubleshooting and repair of process equipment

The chosen candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills; be able to multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic, and high visibility environment; and work well as part of a team.

This req may be filled as a Principal Engineer or a Senior Principal Engineer based on the qualifications below.

**Basic Qualifications for a Principal Engineer:**

+ Bachelor of Science degree or higher in Engineering or related STEM area and 5 years of relevant professional experience (or 3 years with a Master's)
+ Process engineering experience
+ Familiarity with Design of Experiment (DOE), Statistical Process Control (SPC), 6 sigma concepts for process development and control
+ Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
+ Fluency in MS Office software applications
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret Security Clearance (US Citizenship is required.)

**Basic Qualifications for s Senior Principal Engineer:**

+ Bachelor of Science degree or higher in Engineering or related STEM area and 9 years of relevant professional experience (or 7 years with a Master's)
+ Process engineering experience
+ Familiarity with Design of Experiment (DOE), Statistical Process Control (SPC), 6 sigma concepts for process development and control
+ Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
+ Fluency in MS Office software applications
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret Security Clearance (US Citizenship is required.)

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Experience with coordinate measurement machines (CMM) or other metrology equipment
+ Knowledge of manufacturing process and IPC specifications used in the production of PCBs in the aerospace market
+ Knowledge of IPC Class 3 substrate fabrication requirements
+ Familiarity with CAM software (Genesis 2000 or similar)
+ Familiarity with CAD software (AutoCAD, NX or similar)
+ Familiarity with Minitab software

MANUMS

Salary Range: $90,600.00 - $136,000.00Salary Range 2: $112,300.00 - $168,500.00

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** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.
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