Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.
Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Group in Clearfield, Utah is seeking a Principal Composite Structure Analysis Engineer to join our team in our Clearfield, UT offices.
Highly motivated structural analysis engineer with composite structures and assemblies for military and/or commercial aircraft.
The candidate should also have experience with the characterization of composite materials with ASTM standard tests.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the analysis of laminates, sandwich structures, bonded and bolted assemblies, and leading composite material characterization activities including: authoring test plans and test reports, data reduction and calculation of material allowables.
MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE SECURITY CLEARANCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE
BS in Civil, Mechanical, or Aerospace Engineering or related with a minimum of 6 years related experience in design engineering function
Minimum of 2 years of experience with Abaqus and/orNastran
Static structural and structural/thermal analysis
Buckling, stability, and modal analysis
Material characterization testing
Knowledge of composite materials and manufacturing processes
Oral and written communication skills
Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment as part of a multi-discipline team
Proficiency with NX, Catia V5, Fibersim, MSC Marc, Altair Hyperworks/Optistruct, and Hypersizer are also desirable
Definition of layups and ply patterns with Fibersim to generate finite element models
Script writing, workflow automation
Constitutive Model Development and implementation
Requirements definition and verification
Previous experience in aerospace manufacturing facility
Skills & Qualifications:
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a team
Excellent communication skills are required.
Ability to make sound decisions
Ability to multi-task
Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
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