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Principal Process Engineer

Northrop Grumman
Corinne, UT 84307
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US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: None

TRAVEL: No

**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 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, Propulsion Systems, is currently seeking an experienced **Process Engineer** for a dual role position. Role one is to lead our **Propulsion Systems Division Contamination Control Team** and role two is to **provide energetic safety and regulatory compliance** support for our Test and Research Operations value stream organization located in Promontory Utah.

This job requires a dynamic, highly motivated people person that enjoys getting out on the production floor, making new contacts, and assisting our Operations groups in all Propulsion Systems Divisions facilities from Florida to Utah.

**Role description:**

Work with a broad spectrum of customers from Individual Contributors to consultants outside of Northrop Grumman to help bring value to the company through cost and risk reduction efforts involving contamination control and energetic process regulatory compliance. Successful candidate will need to come to speed quickly, providing technical support for numerous production and developmental programs.

**Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:**

**Contamination Control Role**

+ Chairs the Central Contamination Control Team (CCCT) and drives contamination control initiatives at Promontory, Bacchus, KSC, and the Clearfield campuses
+ Build, support, and partner with a diverse team to ensure contamination issues are minimized, lessons learned are shared, and product rework / loss continuously trends downward.
+ Continuously improve the Contamination Control Training class and associated command media for Propulsion Systems Division.
+ Create/update program contamination control plans
+ Organize and conduct contamination control audits as required
+ Prepare and present technical documentation supporting numerous and varied reviews and meetings attended by a broad scope of peers and stake-holders, including senior management and customers.
+ Develop documentation packages; accomplish trending analyses, educate and/or train other engineers and technicians on new lessons learned

**Energetic Safety/Regulatory Compliance Role**

+ Assist the TRO Value Stream with general safety and regulatory compliance pertaining to a broad scope of energetics including rocket propellants, flare formulations, air-bag formulations, and various explosive compounds.
+ Review and approve EMS Chemical Inventory Energetic Storage Plans.
+ Support the Energetic Safety Officer and Team.

**Education/Certifications:**

+ Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Engineering, Chemistry, or Physics required with 5 years of experience (T03)
+ MS with 3 years of experience, or
+ PhD with 0 years of experience.

**Position may be filled at a higher level requiring:**

+ Minimum of a Bachelors degree in Engineering, Chemistry, or Physics required with 9 years of experience (T04)
+ MS with 7 years of experience, or
+ PhD with 4 years of experience.

**Ability to obtain a Security Clearance is required**

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Comfortable supporting a broad range of working environments, from developmental lab through production scale.
+ Familiar with energetic safety requirements found in DoD 4145.26M, HOPS, ATF, and various other associated company commend media involving energetic safety.
+ General technical familiarity with solid fuel rocket, flare, air-bag, and explosive chemical formulations.

+ Desire to work directly with flight hardware, develop and improve manufacturing/test processes. Work place will include areas where explosives, chemicals, and hazardous operations may be encountered.
+ Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment as part of a multi-discipline team.
+ Responsive and follows-through in a timely fashion on all inquiries. Multi-tasker --- can handle working multiple projects at one time. Creative and open minded to new materials, processes, etc.
+ Strong analytical skills and the ability to work independently and organize/prioritize job assignments and tasks.
+ Provide creative yet practical technical solutions to material and process contamination control issues. Drive for efficiency and conscientious of cost, schedule, and scope.
+ Strong communication skills with the ability to clearly present technical information including hazards and mitigation plans to all organizational levels in written and oral formats.
+ Able to see how the system works (big picture) while working on individual components (details).

Salary Range: $87,600.00 - $131,400.00Salary Range 2: $108,600.00 - $163,000.00

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 January 18, 2022, or by your start date if it is after January 18. 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 your 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.

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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.
Posted: 2021-11-30 Expires: 2022-01-30
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