• Staff Manufacturing Project Engineer

    Northrop Grumman Baltimore, MD 21217

    Job #2235155579


    RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


    TRAVEL: No


    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 world's 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.

    Northrop Grumman's Manufacturing Operations Engineering organization is seeking a Staff Manufacturing Project Engineer for the Surface Mount Technology (SMT) cell. This position is located in Linthicum, Maryland.

    The Staff Manufacturing Project Engineer will be responsible for a product line, or group of product lines, moving through SMT. Those products may be mature, high volume products or low volume initial non-deliverable engineering development products.

    Responsibilities include:

    • act as the main point of contact for all manufacturing engineering related activities for your product within the cell

    • monitor product performance, quality, delivery, and cost metrics; highlight detractors and gather resources to resolve them

    • collaborate closely with your process engineering peers as well as multiple other functional groups supporting shop floor, program office, and customer (quality engineering, manufacturing supervision, production, operations, design engineering, program management)

    • drive root cause corrective action efforts

    • identify continuous improvement opportunities; create solutions and lobby for funding

    • review and handle product on the shop floor

    • lead communications outward from the shop floor, through yield meetings, situations reports, problem resolution charts, etc.

    • gather and document efforts related for non-recurring cost for initial product startup as well as support manufacturing readiness reviews

    • coordinate between non-deliverable hardware requestor and manufacturing operations/engineering

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor of Science degree or higher in Engineering or related STEM area

    • 14 years of relevant professional experience (or 12 years with an MS; 9 years with a PhD)

    • Experience in a manufacturing environment

    • Experience managing or leading projects and/or people

    • Familiarity with Design of Experiment (DOE), Statistical Process Control (SPC), and 6 sigma concepts for process development

    • Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

    • Fluency in MS Office software applications

    • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret Security Clearance (US Citizenship is required.)


    Salary Range: $135,400.00 - $203,200.00

    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 . 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.