Industry: Aerospace & Defense•
5 - 7 years
Posted 57 days ago
This Principal Mechanical Integration & Test Engineer is responsible for leading mechanical spacecraft integration & test activities and to provide Mechanical Engineering support to cross functional departments while working in conjunction with Design Engineering and I&T Managers. They shall lead the execution of various mechanical aspects of the ESPA Star product line while guaranteeing quality, optimizing cost and schedule, and meeting program and customer requirements. Operations are performed in a clean room level manufacturing environment where I&T engineers coordinate, monitor, and oversee system-level integration activities performed by the technical staff at Northrop Grumman's Gilbert Az. Campus.Researches, plans, designs and develops mechanical products and systems such as instruments, controls, robots, engines, machines and mechanical, thermal hydraulic or heat transfer systems for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy. Applies research to the planning, design, development, and testing of mechanical and/or electromechanical systems, instruments, controls, engines, and/or machines.
Basic Qualifications: The Ideal candidate shall possess a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering, plus five years minimum of related experience in manufacturing or Mechanical Operations. US Citizenship required with the capability of obtaining a Top Secret security clearance. Candidate must possess technical skills including good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication ability. This position may require off hour shift work, weekend work, and extended daily hours to meet production demands. Launch campaign support and short term travel may be required on an irregular basis as required to support program schedules.
Preferred Qualifications: The candidate should have knowledge and experience with handling space flight components or fragile hardware and have a working knowledge of manufacturing processes.
The candidate should be proficient at interpreting engineering drawings, schematics, diagrams, and specifications.
The candidate should be able to proactively identify issues, escalate to appropriate channels, and offer solutions.
The candidate should have the ability to author/oversee technical Work Instructions and procedures for use in I&T activities.
Minimal experience with 3D Modeling is required. Business tools such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, TipQA, Windchill, Solumina MES, Costpoint, and CREOView are desired.