1+ months

Sr. Principal Industrial Projects Engineer

Northrop Grumman
Plymouth, MN 55446

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 50% of the Time


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 worlds 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 is currently seeking an experienced **Sr.** **Principal Industrial Projects Engineer** to provide support to our Armament Systems Business Unit team in our **Plymouth, MN** offices **. Based out of the Plymouth, MN office, the Business Unit team support programs in both domestic and international locations and frequent travel is required to those locations.**

**Position Description**

The scope of this position covers planning, designing, and overseeing the configuration, maintenance, and alteration of equipment, machinery, buildings, structures, and other facilities used in the manufacture of medium and large caliber ammunition. Responsibilities will include collaborating with internal and external stakeholders with architecture/engineering firms in developing design criteria and preparing layout and detail drawings. Additional duties will include providing estimated costs for facility designs, equipment, installation, labor, materials, preparation, and other associated costs as well as inspection and/or directing the inspection of construction and installation progress to ensure conformance to established drawings, specifications, and schedules.

**Typical Duties (Including but not limited to)**

+ Collaborate with Engineering peers and program management to develop robust specifications for equipment, machinery, buildings, and structures
+ Analyze and design sequence of operations and work flow to improve efficiencies in plant and production facilities and equipment layouts
+ Establish methods for maximum utilization of production facilities and personnel
+ Establish or assist in establishing accident prevention measures
+ Provide engineering guidance, direction and/or support for the development of new and modification of existing medium and large caliber ammunition manufacturing facilities, equipment,
+ Coordinate efforts between internal functional disciplines including Engineering, Supply Chain, Quality, Manufacturing, and Test as required to ensure program execution goals are achieved.
+ Provide Engineering approval on proposed design changes from internal and external sources
+ Assist in the preparation of engineering and program proposals
+ Assist in the preparation of and participate in customer meetings and program reviews
+ Travel to vendor and customer locations up to 50%.

**Experience and Skills**

+ BS degree in an engineering discipline and minimum of 9 years of relevant experience or MS in Engineering discipline and 7 years experience in relevant to the Typical Duties listed above.
+ Ability to guide successful completion of significant projects and provide work direction, mentoring, and coordination of other technical team members.
+ Significant experience working and communicating with customers, program management, and engineering management
+ Technical understanding of mechanical/electromechanical systems, manufacturing processes, metal coatings, heat treatments, metal fabrication, and/or standard assembly processes
+ Applies knowledge of engineering and scientific methods, theories and research techniques in the disciplined investigation and solution of technical problems.
+ The person filling this position must be able to work with a wide variety of multi-discipline people, in remote settings, interact with them frequently, building strong trusting relationships.
+ Self-motivated to start and complete quality work
+ Strong communication skills, written and verbal
+ Strong computer skills in Microsoft Suite, including MS Project.
+ Experience working at a site compliant with AS9100D, ISO 9001:2015, or equivalent is desirable.
+ Familiarity and experience with energetic materials typically found in ammunition preferred.
+ Familiarity and experience with the manufacture and/or test of medium caliber ammunition preferred.
+ Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Salary Range: $109,100.00 - $163,700.00

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with **Executive Order 14042** ( https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ ), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of their start date.

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.


Posted: 2022-04-21 Expires: 2022-07-22

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