Principal Engineer Structural Design Jobs in Palmdale – California – USA at Northrop Grumman

Title: Principal Engineer Structural Design

Company: Northrop Grumman

Location: Palmdale – California – USA

Type: Full Time

Category: Engineering, Airport/Airline

Requisition: R


Location:Palmdale – CA, United States of America


Required:United States Citizenship

Clearance Type:Secret

– Teleworking not available for this position

Shift:1st Shift (United States of America)


Required:Yes, 10% of the Time

Positions Available:1

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 front 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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal Engineer Structural Design to join our team of qualified diverse individuals. The position will be located in Palmdale, CA and is assigned to the 1st Shift (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) on a 3 day – 10 hours/day schedule

Essential Functions:

Develop “Design for Producibility” solutions to difficult problems that are thorough, imaginative, practical, and consistent with program objectives.

Develop solutions to difficult problems that are thorough, imaginative, practical, and consistent with program objectives.

Coordination and clear communication with other disciplines during the development of design solutions.

Concise presentation and explanation of structural issues/solutions to internal management and customer representatives.

Development and review of completed models, drawings, and repairs for accuracy, clarity, and completeness.

Evaluation of engineering products for conformity to standards, procedures, and specifications.

Supervise design solutions from initial concept to final implementation.

Basic Qualifications:

BS degree in Engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical, or Civil) and a minimum of 5 years of experience in Aerospace structural design or MS degree in Engineering (Aerospace, Mechanical, or Civil) with 3 years of experience.

Experience in the design of bonded composite primary and secondary aircraft structures.

High level of proficiency using Unigraphics Nx or CATIA V5 in the development of aircraft structures and components.

This position requires a current in-scope DOD Secret Clearance as well as the ability to obtain a Program Special access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.



Experience working on Special Access Programs

Experience working on military aircraft

Salary Range:92200 – 138400

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, sav…


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