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Northrop Grumman Associate Engineer Tool in Palmdale, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

Aeronautics Systems Sector is seeking a Tool Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA . The Tool Engineer will be a motivated project lead and team player to implement and assist major tooling operations for the assembly line. Typical candidate has a background/experience/education in project management for small and large projects in the manufacturing/mechanical engineering field and coordinating major events that rely on strong planning, leadership and great communication. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives. Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives. Contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects.



Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Education/Experience requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM (Science, Technical, Engineering, Mathematical);OR

  • Bachelor's Degree (non-STEM) with 2 years of experience in medium to large scale tooling fabrication and/or production fabrication including composites, metallic, coatings application, and/or production manufacturing operations; OR

  • Associates Degree or High School Diploma/GED with 7 years of work experience in medium to large scale tooling fabrication and/or production fabrication including composites, metallic, coatings application, and/or production manufacturing operations.

  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret or Top Secret Clearance as well as Program Special access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

  • Ability to work 1st shift "5am-3:30pm" or 2nd shift "4:12pm-2:42am" and any work schedule (times may vary)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • STEM Degree (Science, Technical, Engineering or Mathematical)

  • Aerospace Experience

  • Direct Aerospace Tooling experience

  • Direct Experience with Catia and or NX or some CAD

  • Ability to Read/understand blueprints/GD&T in accordance with ASME 14.5

  • Current active DOD Secret clearance with an investigation date/periodic review within the last 5 years.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering