Northrop Grumman Engineer Tool 2 in Palmdale, California

Engineer Tool 2

Requisition ID: 18003079

Location(s): United States-California-Palmdale

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Seeking a team member to implement and assist activities for our tooling and automated

systems in support of our integrated assembly line. Typical candidate has a background/experience/education in

manufacturing/mechanical engineering, design, graphics, writing/ illustration, views, and animation.

Duties Include:

• Coordination of design and fabrication requirements for tools and fixtures with customers, both internal and external

• Coordinate/develop & execute test plans

• Performing tolerance analysis to ensure form/fit/function

• Conduct root cause failure investigations and implement associated corrective actions

• Develop & evaluate process improvements

• Assist Product Development Team with new product designs to ensure manufacturability, validate process/technology.

• Developing manufacturing processes, plans, and procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment in support

of our process work instructions and visual aids of our shop planning process and other functions that affect product


• Managing all phases of project: design, document, fabricate, assemble and validate

Core Competencies

· Manufacturing Methods - Knowledge of manufacturing, methods, fabrication processes (e.g., forming, stamping,

machining, heat treatment, machines/machine tools, cutting tools and fluids, N/C programming, instrumentation, data

acquisition and control systems). Ability to select the best method of producing parts, tools or assemblies. Verifiable

performance record that includes the various aspects of assembly line operation

· Project Management - Successful project management and leadership experience. Coordination of design and

fabrication requirements for tools and fixtures with customers, both internal and external.

· Computer Aided Design Tools - Basic knowledge of computer aided design tools and systems (e.g., computer

aided design/computer aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM), computer aided three dimensional interactive (CATIA), Mentor

Graphics, Unigraphics). Able to manipulate data sets, (e.g., compare CATIA to measurement data, create stereo

lithography files).

· Engineering Drawings & Specs - Basic ability to read, understand, and interpret engineering drawings and

specifications. Basic level understanding of GD&T

Basic Qualifications:

BS/BA Degree STEM (Science, Technical, Engineering, Math) and basic knowledge in a related aerospace, fabrication, or tooling experience

2 years directly related tooling engineering experience

Excellent time management skills for working within established production timelines and schedules

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidate must have excellent communication skills and be able to coordinate and resolve interpersonal and technical problems and work either in a team or independently with limited guidance

Ability to understand and interpret program/project business needs and develop tooling concept and manufacturing process specifications, plans and processes that support those requirements

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.

Title: Engineer Tool 2

Location: California-Palmdale

Requisition ID: 18003079