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Principal Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for an Obsolescence Principal Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be in Melbourne, FL .

Candidate will be responsible to perform full spectrum of Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) management tasks on assigned system and sub-systems to ensure DMSMS risk areas are identified, and design influence is asserted to reduce and/ or remove obsolescence.

Ability to develop/maintain an obsolescence bill of material, provide health screening, identify issues, perform obsolescence forecasting, lifetime buy/bridge buy quantity calculations, issue resolution development (through research and work with Design Engineering on the development of design solutions that align with the DMSMS roadmap) and issue management through solution implementation.

Candidate will demonstrate a complete understanding and wide application of technical principle, theories, and concepts relative to DMSMS and life cycle management. Candidate will demonstrate general knowledge of aircraft and/or aircraft subsystem development, and familiarity with supplier management

Applicant is expected to work independently to provide innovative technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.

Candidate will create, analyze, and produce DMSMS technology roadmaps, impact, and issue reports and present data to stakeholders, customers, and upper management. Applicant will be expected to maintain close coordination with several integrated product teams, provide detailed status to program leadership, participate in DMSMS management technical interchange meetings, as required.

Candidate will be self-motivated, work under general direction, and work well in teams. Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools is essential. Candidate must be able to obtain and sustain a Secret Security Clearance.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics discipline from an accredited university with 5 years' experience; or a Master's degree in a STEM discipline with 3 years of experience
  • Experience in at least one of the following disciplines: logistics, engineering, supplier management or program management
  • An active in-scope DoD Secret or Top-Secret clearance that has been granted/renewed within the last 5-6 years
  • The ability to obtain program accessPreferred Qualifications:
    • Knowledge of military systems
    • SAP program clearance and program experience
    • Experience in more than one logistics discipline
    • Experience in engineering, supplier management, or program management
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management Salary Range: $79,700 USD - $119,500 USD

      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 .

      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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