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Staff Materials and Process Engineer


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 25% of the Time


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 worlds 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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Northrop Grumman, Strategic Space Systems Division, has an opening for a Staff Materials and Process Engineer to join our team of highly qualified and diverse individuals. This position will be located in Manhattan Beach, California.

Essential Functions:

Have a high degree of understanding of materials and processes (M&P), EEE Parts, high reliability electronics manufacturing, subcontractor oversight, materials selection, assembly drawings, failure analysis of electronics, test procedures and qualification of new M&P for space applications. Develop and implement PM&P processes and have a good understanding of prohibited materials, Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) and IPC/NASA/Military workmanship requirements for space hardware. Take ownership of tasks, multitask, oversee delegated tasks, check results for accuracy and document the results. Participate in design reviews, program reviews, failure analysis, trade studies and qualification review boards in support of PM&P issues across the entire Spacecraft Design (subsystems, units, slices, CCAs). Formulate detailed instructions/test plans and be the lead in their execution with a proven understanding of data analysis methodologies and knowledge of design and manufacturing processes. Lead and coordinate internal and external Materials & Processes efforts. Collaborate closely with Subject Matter Experts, suppliers, procurement, design, analysis, manufacturing, quality and integration engineers, as well as functional management.

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

Flexible Schedules: For example, some roles offer the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline plus 13 years of engineering experience OR Master's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline plus 11 years of engineering experience.

  • Proven leadership experience on a project and/or team.

  • Experience with qualification of parts, materials or processes for space applications.

  • Knowledge of Electrical/Electronic/Electro-mechanical parts or technologies.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret and/or SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience formulating technical solutions to electronic components, subsystems and associated manufacturing process

  • Familiarity with NASA/IPC/Military and other industry specifications

  • Extensive knowledge of electronics design, manufacturing and subcontractor oversight

Salary Range: $141,800.00 - $212,800.00

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( ), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of their start date.

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.

Salary Range
$92,000.00 - $121,000.00
per Year
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Manhattan Beach, CA, 90266, US