Northrop Grumman Engineer Tool 4 in Sunnyvale, California

Engineer Tool 4

Requisition ID: 17006065

Location(s): United States-California-Sunnyvale

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is currently seeking a motivated team player to implement and assist activities in our Tool Design department for our Launcher products and Propulsion and Power Generation Products. Typical candidate has a background/experience/education in manufacturing/mechanical engineering, design, graphics, writing/ illustration, views, and animation.

Duties Include:

  • Coordination of design and fabrication requirements for tools and fixtures with customers, both internal and external

  • Performing tolerance analysis to ensure form/fit/function

  • Conduct root cause failure investigations and implement associated corrective actions

  • Develop & evaluate process improvements

  • Developing manufacturing processes, plans, and procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment in support of our process work instructions and visual aids of our shop planning process and other functions that affect product performance

  • Managing all phases of project: design, document, fabricate, assemble and validate

Core Competencies:

  • Manufacturing Methods - Knowledge of manufacturing, methods, fabrication processes (e.g. machining, heat treatment, machines/machine tools, cutting tools and fluids, N/C programming, instrumentation, data acquisition and control systems). Ability to select the best method of tools or assemblies

  • Project Management - Successful project management and leadership experience. Coordination of design and fabrication requirements for tools and fixtures with customers, both internal and external

  • Computer Aided Design Tools - Advanced knowledge of computer aided design tools and systems (e.g., computer aided design/computer aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM), computer aided three dimensional interactive (NX)

  • Engineering Drawings & Specs - Basic ability to read, understand, and interpret engineering drawings and specifications. Basic level understanding of GD&T

This position located in Sunnyvale, CA

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS/BA Degree STEM (Science, Technical, Engineering, Math) and basic knowledge in a related Machinery, fabrication, or tooling experience

  • 9 years directly related tooling engineering experience, 7 years with Masters

  • Excellent time management skills for working within established production timelines and schedules

  • Candidate must have excellent communication skills and be able to coordinate and resolve interpersonal and technical problems and work either in a team or independently with limited guidance.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to understand and interpret program/project business needs and develop tooling concept and manufacturing process specifications, plans and processes that support those requirements

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Title: Engineer Tool 4

Location: California-Sunnyvale

Requisition ID: 17006065