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Engineer Metrology

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Clearfield
Posted on: August 7, 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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Metrology Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Clearfield, UT.

The position will support the fabrication of composite and metallic piece parts and large assembly in defining and collecting data during the build process using portable metrology systems such as laser tracker (Leica). Would you like to work on the cutting edge of aerospace? Come join our team!

Responsibilities:

  • Create, validate, and execute Coordinate-Measuring Machine (CMM) programs in support of large-scale composite and metallic aircraft components and assemblies and associated tooling
  • Develop and document best practices and procedures to effectively align all inspection plans across the different products
  • Properly evaluate and interpret engineering models, engineering GD&T intent, and inspection results
  • Manage daily metrology workflow to drive efficiency and optimal resource utilization
  • Develop solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovative thinking
  • Perform measurements and data post processing using portable metrology systems such as Leica
  • Complete and maintain inspection records and nonconformance reports as applicable with accuracy and timeliness
  • Perform process checks/audits on all materials and equipment used on CMM
  • Serve as the main metrology interface between engineering and metrology inspectorsOur team enjoys a significantly diverse range of assignments, and collaborates with many Northrop Grumman teams to provide innovative solutions to complex and exciting problems. We are part of the composites technology development organization and work closely with research & development engineers, engineering technicians, structure design and analysis engineers, and process engineers to provide state-of-the-art solutions to the most engaging problems.

    We work a 9/80 work week, which gives us every other Friday off to pursue passions outside the office. Travel is up to 10%, all within the continental US and typically involves a 2-3 day trip once per year.

    Northrop Grumman offers a full suite of benefits to our employees. We are regularly voted among the top companies for work life balance. Our Clearfield location is surrounded by the beautiful Wasatch Mountains which provide numerous opportunities for outdoor recreation. Do you enjoy skiing, hiking, or biking? Picture yourself in Utah!

    This role may be filled at an Engineer or Principal Engineer level depending on the qualifications.

    Qualifications
    Engineer
    • Bachelors degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) and 2+ years engineering work experience, or Masters in STEM
    • Knowledge and practical experience using metrology equipment (eg Leica, Scantech, Verstek, Nikon)
    • Understanding of Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) and able to interpret engineering drawings and models
    • Experience with CAD (eg NX, Solidworks, CATIA)
    • Active DOD Secret ClearancePrincipal Engineer
      • Bachelors degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) and 5+ years engineering work experience, or Masters in STEM and 3+ years of engineering experience
      • Knowledge and practical experience using metrology equipment (eg Leica, Scantech, Verstek, Nikon)
      • Understanding of Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) and able to interpret engineering drawings and models
      • Experience with CAD (eg NX, Solidworks, CATIA)
      • Active DOD Secret ClearancePreferred Qualifications:
        • Experience performing metrology evaluations and data interpretation of large composite and metallic assemblies
        • Experience with tooling both lamination molds and assembly tooling
        • Knowledge of composite materials Salary Range: $64,200 USD - $96,200 USD
          Salary Range 2: $79,400 USD - $119,200 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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Salt Lake City , Engineer Metrology, Engineering , Clearfield, Utah

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