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Principal Material Process Engineer / Senior Principal Material Process Engineer

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal Material Process Engineer or a Senior Principal Material Process Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.

This position can be staffed in Palmdale, CA or Oklahoma City, OK.

The selected candidate will be responsible for analyzing, researching, and developing materials and their related application processes for use in engineering design of and/or application in structures, systems and subsystems.

The candidate will apply principles of chemistry, physics, and material science to investigate material issues and provide solutions as well as work in a team environment with other engineering organizations performing detailed technical reviews of drawings, specifications, and manufacturing plans.

**If staffed in Oklahoma City, OK, this position may require some travel to Palmdale, CA**

**Basic Qualifications for a Principal Material Process Engineer:**

+ Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Material Science or other STEM degree with 5 years of engineering experience (Master’s degree may count towards an additional 2 years of experience).

+ Familiar with CMCs, composite pre-pregs, honeycombs, and adhesive materials

+ Fabrication, assembly, and repair processes for aircraft composite structures,

+ Familiar with metallic materials and processes

+ **Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance**

+ **Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to the commencement of employment.**

**Basic Qualifications for a Senior Principal Material Process Engineer:**

+ Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Material Science or other STEM degree with 9 years of engineering experience (Master’s degree may count towards an additional 2 years of experience).

+ Familiar with CMCs, composite pre-pregs, honeycombs, and adhesive materials

+ Fabrication, assembly, and repair processes for aircraft composite structures,

+ Familiar with metallic materials and processes

+ **Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance**

+ **Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to the commencement of employment.**

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Current Top Secret DOD clearance

+ Degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Materials Science, Metallurgy, or related field.

+ Experience with working on military aircraft

+ Experience preparing and presenting oral and written reports

+ Experience with material Obsolescence issues and qualifying materials

+ Experience with LO materials

Salary Range: $77,700.00 - $116,500.00Salary Range 2: $96,200.00 - $144,400.00

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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space – our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

Principal Material Process Engineer / Senior Principal Material Process Engineer

Full time
Oklahoma City, OK

Published on 12/01/2022

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