Principal Engineer Mechanical – Structural Analysis

Job title: Principal Engineer Mechanical – Structural Analysis

Company: Northrop Grumman


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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 world’s 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.

Provides structural analysis support by performing analysis, design, and test of one or more moderately complex materials, structural components, and functional systems of the company’s products. Structural analysis can cover a variety of structures, from MGSE to flight hardware. Analyst is expected to work closely with the program design engineers by providing regular feedback on task status, overall structural performance, and to provide recommendations for meeting the specified task objective. Analysis requests may also include test development and support activities, from modal testing to structural qualification loading tests.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate shall possess a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering with 5 years of experience or a Master’s Degree with 3 years of experience, or a PhD with 0 years of experience
  • A Principal Mechanical Engineer level is expected to have a complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts related to structural analysis.
  • Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex problems under minimal supervision
  • Work under general direction and independently determine and develop an approach to solve structural analysis problems.
  • Ability to develop technical engineering documentation such as analysis reports, test procedures, and engineering design review presentations
  • Must have good communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Work well in team environment
  • Finite Element Analysis experience
  • Aptitude to balance technical, schedule, cost, and resources in order to meet overall company objectives
  • US citizenship required

Desired Qualifications

  • NASTRAN / FEMAP finite element software is highly desired
  • Composite experience is a plus
  • Programming experience (Python, VBA, Matlab)
  • Prior or current DOD secret clearance

Salary Range: $79,400.00 – $119,200.00

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 ( ), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by December 8, 2021 or by your start date if it is after December 8th. 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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Expected salary: $79400 – 119200 per year

Location: Chandler, AZ

Job date: Sun, 24 Oct 2021 22:50:58 GMT

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