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Northrop Grumman Standards Engineer 4 in El Segundo, California

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 has an opening for anEngineer 4, Standards Engineering EEE Component Specialistto join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in El Segundo, CA.

The selected candidate will participate in Parts Management & Standards Engineering efforts related to Electrical, Electronic, Electromechanical, and ElectroOptical parts (EEEO) parts and process technologies, for both Program-specific applications and Sector-common initiatives. Under the tutelage of a lead engineer, near-term responsibilities include:

  • Define and maintain the internal Specs & Standards catalog of EEEO-related parts, process, and application manuals; EEEO Standards drawings & documentation; and the underlying infrastructure (including CAD/PDM/PLM tool suite).

  • Service the system/product Design Engineering community with EEEO part selection, application, and assembly/installation guidance through 1-on-1, design review, and peer review scenarios

  • Service the Program's supply chain, internal manufacturing & assembly, and logistics/field support communities when EEEO product or process questions/issues arise

  • Participate in failure investigations and root cause analysis

  • Participate in industry standards committees and company anti-counterfeit initiatives

  • Facilitate interaction between the Program personnel with the functional department Standards/Part specialists. Interact regularly with Program and Functional management for status & visibility

  • Position is located in El Segundo. Some travel expected.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field and9 years of product development engineering experience

  • 5 years Original Component Manufacturer (OCM)/Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) work experience with Electronics, Electrical, Electro-Mechanical, Opto-Electronics (EEEO) part/component design, development, manufacture, qualification, and application

  • Working knowledge of Interconnects and EEEO part selection & application at the system/design level

  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Current DoD Secret security clearance

  • Experience in an aerospace environment

  • Strong design, manufacturing & assembly competence relating to high-reliability interconnect and electronics technology (from DC to multiple GHz.)

  • Familiarity with the Industry EEEO Specs & Standards and the supplier base

  • Involvement with Industry standards committees and working groups

  • Proficient with contemporary PDM/PLM, CAD, and related engineering systems/tools

  • Familiarity with 6 Sigma, RCCA and Lean improvement methodologies

  • Demonstrated high performance in self-direction and timely completion of assignments within dynamic & high-pressure team environments

  • Strong leadership qualities, strong verbal and written communication skills. Able to manage conflict

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.

Job Category : Engineering