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Principal Engineer Mechanical

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is seeking a Principal Engineer Mechanical to work in Redondo Beach, California.
The ideal candidate will be required to apply engineering principles to contribute to the timely planning and execution of mechanical integration and test of one of our programs, including reading and understanding engineering drawings, specifications, plans, and requirements documents. This individual will author test products/ detailed work procedures to implement and comply with these documents, as well as interact across engineering disciplines to clarify requirements and understand limitations, constraints, and potential conflicts. He/She must interact across organizations to coordinate readiness for task execution including facilities, personnel, non-flight hardware/ equipment, flight hardware, configuration. The Principal Engineer Mechanical will support problem resolution, paperwork closeout, and requirements verification.
Essential Functions
  • Writing procedures to install and test of black boxes, harnesses, actuators, antennas, and mechanical structures.
  • Working across disciplines with specialists from a variety of departments to write procedures and coordinate planning.
  • Assuring flight hardware is integrated and tested safely and test requirements and objectives are met.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution and 5 years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment. OR, Masters of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution and 3 years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment.
  • Knowledge and work experience with mechanical test engineering and design
  • Demonstrated knowledge in writing test procedures and coordinating tests
  • Active In-Scope SSBI with ability to obtain and maintain SCI clearance access.
  • Must be able to support 2nd shift and weekend schedules as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with integration and test planning, procedure generation, and test execution
  • Previous technical working experience with CAPE, Solumina and Enovia ispreferred.
  • Experience with mechanical design, test, structures, stress, or manufacturing is desired.

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Redondo Beach, California
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