Engineer Energetics Manufacturing

September 17, 2023

Job Description

Requisition ID: R10124792
Category: Engineering
Location: Elkton, MD, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: Days (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 1

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 is currently seeking an Engineer Energetics Tooling Level 2 for our Operations Engineering department for our Elkton, Maryland office.

The Northrop Grumman Propulsion Systems and Controls (PS&C) facility in Elkton, Maryland began solid-propellant rocket operations in 1948. Today, the Elkton PS&C facility designs, develops, and produces solid-propellant propulsion and ordnance systems in programs professionally managed for a wide variety of Government and commercial customers. The facility also serves as the hub for offsite engineering and test facilities in Ronkonkoma, NY and Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

Elkton, Maryland is located on the Upper Chesapeake Bay, midway between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Discover charming small towns, parks with miles of trails, specialty and antique shops, award winning restaurants, and inns. You can hike, bike, camp, bird watch, ride horseback, or drop a fishing line. Five rivers, Chesapeake Bay and the C&D Canal can be explored by boat or by land. Experience panoramic views from Turkey Point Lighthouse on a bluff overlooking the Bay, or from the banks of the C&D Canal where ships from around the globe cruise.

Job Summary:

Engineering and design of a wide range of production tooling components for energetic aerospace propulsions systems including molds, lifting devices, handling fixtures, test fixtures, etc. and prepares input for documentation. Coordinates and develops tooling requirements with project engineering, process engineering, manufacturing, quality, etc. Responsible for coordinating tooling fabrication with machine shop and/or vendors, which includes establishment of scope and monitoring projects against planned scope. Responsible for tool use, check out, and follow up in production. Prepare estimates of tooling design and fabrication costs for proposals. Identifies opportunities for improvements to existing designs.

Basic Requirements Level 2:

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical engineering or related degree
Must have at least 2 years of experience in design
A Masters degree in Mechanical engineering or related degree with 0 yrs
Proficient with using Excel, Access, Power Point, Word, CAD and Modeling required
Familiar with machine shop fabrication practices and material selection.
Working knowledge of basic stress calculations for support structures.
Composites and rubber molding background is a plus.
Working knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (ASME Y14.5M)
Must have good communication skills and demonstrated performance in a team environment
Ability to acquire a Security Clearance which requires US Citizenship as a pre-requisite

Preferred Requirements:

Familiarity with Siemens NX and TcUA
Prior manufacturing experience is a plus.

This position falls under a Federal Explosives License issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for this location. Candidates hired into this role will be required to complete and submit an Employee Possessor Questionnaire to ATF for approval to be a possessor.

Salary Range: $81,000 USD – $121,600 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.