Principal Mechanical Design Engineer/ Sr. Principal Mechanical Design Engineer

Northrop Grumman Melbourne , FL 32901

Posted 3 weeks ago

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

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 world's 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.

At Northrop Grumman, our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity, and continuing to push the boundaries of possibilities across land, sea, air, space, and the cyber world. Our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom, democracy and advances human discovery. Through the development of bold new ideas, exercising courage, and a pioneering spirit we join forces to invent the future and have a lot of fun along the way.

Every day we take pride in creating purposeful work allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals. We offer competitive pay, flexible work arrangements, great learning opportunities, and comprehensive benefits. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do. We have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career. Join our team today and enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start engaging with a team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Principal Mechanical Design Engineer/ Sr. Principal Mechanical Design Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is in Melbourne, FL.

This position may be filled by either Principal Mechanical Design Engineer/ Sr. Principal Mechanical Design Engineer level based on the qualifications listed.

The selected candidate will contribute to the research, design, analysis, manufacture, and testing associated with aircraft Support Equipment.

Essential Functions:

  • Mechanical design of test, measurement, and handling equipment used on military aircraft.

  • Gathering of data, requirements development, interfacing with suppliers, and performing basic stress and tolerance analysis

  • Acting as manufacturing liaison during build process of your project to ensure overall quality, delivery, and cost objectives are achieved

  • Development of test plans and performing environmental testing of Support Equipment

  • Testing and integration of manufactured Support Equipment on aircraft

  • Proficient with design, drafting, and stress analysis of mechanical systems. Drafting skills shall include considerable knowledge of solid modeling software, (NX, Pro Engineer, or Catia), or CAD based computer drafting software.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. Candidate must also be willing to travel to various site locations to demonstrate the function of the designed equipment.

Basic Qualifications for Principal Mechanical Engineer:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 5 years' experience; or a Masters' Degree in a STEM Discipline with 3 years' experience; or a PhD in a STEM Discipline with 0 Years' experience

  • Proficient using CAD software in generating detailed engineering drawings used for manufacturing of mechanical and/or electrical assemblies

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret or higher Security Clearance

  • Must have the ability to obtain additional Special Access Program (SAP) access

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Mechanical Engineer:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 9 years' experience; or a Masters' Degree in a STEM Discipline with 7 years' experience; or a PhD in a STEM Discipline with 4 Years' experience

  • Proficient using CAD software in generating detailed engineering drawings used for manufacturing of mechanical and/or electrical assemblies

  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret or higher Security Clearance

  • Must have the ability to obtain additional Special Access Program (SAP) access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current, active in-scope DoD Secret or higher security clearance

  • Proficient using FEA software in performance of stress analysis of mechanical and/or electrical assemblies to include static and dynamic analysis to MIL-STD-810 requirements

  • FAA A&P Certificate or equivalent aircraft maintenance background

  • Experience developing manufacturing drawings to GD&T standards

Benefits:

In addition to a full benefits package with 401k match, PTO, etc. we offer flexible work arrangements, incredible learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, within a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Salary Range: $79,700.00 - $119,500.00Salary Range 2: $98,700.00 - $148,100.00

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.


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