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Mechanical Designer (Space/Satellite Systems)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

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.Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.The Systems Space Systems Group is seeking mid-level Mechanical Designer(s) to perform mechanical design tasks on one or more spacecraft systems or subsystems.The Mechanical Designer will work with other designers and engineers on Spacecraft Structures, Subsystems, Mechanisms, MGSE, or Proposals across the three business areas to develop and enhance critical technical capabilities that drive our businesses. Skills include, but not limited to, Computer Aided Design (CAD), knowledge of Geometric Dimension and Tolerances (GD&T), Engineering Drawings, and Design for Manufacturing.Position Responsibilities:- Work on all Spacecraft Structures, Payloads, and Subsystems mechanical hardware from requirements all the way through integration and test.- Perform detailed design tasks using Computer Aided Design (CAD) and other software tools to develop and document designs for manufacturing and ultimately assembly into spacecraft (CREO 4 or newer). - Produce Mechanical drawings using industry standard GD&T processes.- Manage, track and facilitate the release of engineering documents and submission in PDM software.- Assist in the procurement of released engineering components and track manufacturing progress.- Interface with Mechanical design and engineering team to produce efficient and manufacturable spacecraft parts and assemblies.Basic Qualifications: - Associate's degree, 60 hours of applicable course work, and/or an equivalent of 4 years of applicable experience. A combination of some or all of the criteria will be used in consideration for this position.- Experience performing mechanical tasks associated with design and manufacturing of structures.- Experience with Computer Aided Design (CAD) software (Creo).- Experience in releasing engineering documents in PDM software.- Experience with the engineering procurement process.- U.S. citizen - Ability to obtain Top Secret clearancePreferred Qualifications:- Ability to work in team environments.- Thrives in a collaborative team environment, brings the best out of teammates, and prioritizes engineering solutions over personal gain, selfless.- Experience with the fundamentals of spacecraft layout and design.- Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances (GD&T) standards and preparation of manufacturing documentation.- Ability to work in Windchill PDM software- Ability to create coherent, thoughtful engineering drawings that describe engineering intent, with first time quality.- Experience with 3D Printing, Design for Manufacturing, and hands-on hardware fabrication.- Proficiency in Microsoft office suite.- Proficient in managing time and balancing unrelated tasks while maintaining schedule.Salary Range: $46,170 USD - $76,950 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.

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