Principal Engineer Liaison

Northrop Grumman

  • Clearfield, UT
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 3 months ago
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.

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

The selected candidate will be working second shift and weekends to resolve MRB (Material Review Board) discrepancies in collaboration with other engineering disciplines.

Essential Functions:

Evaluates and resolves engineering related production problems related to manufacturing, design, quality and material engineering.

Analyzes engineering specifications and drawings; confers with quality, material, manufacturing and subcontractors to provide and obtain technical information; investigates reports of defective, damaged or malfunctioning parts, assemblies, equipment or systems; and reviews production schedules and orders.

Examines, measures, or tests defective parts for conformance. Evaluates findings to formulate corrective actions.

The selected candidate should steadfastly push self and others to achieve company goals, feel comfortable providing customer overviews and presentations, and be an advocate for a safe and professional work environment. Candidate must be comfortable effectively maneuvering through political situations and anticipate roadblocks, as well as, be comfortable in an environment that provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments to key talent in the organization.


Basic Qualifications:

Active Secret DoD Clearance within 5 ½ years of last investigation

Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) with 5 or more years of applicable experience or Master’s degree with 4 or more years of applicable experience

Experience in aerospace or aviation manufacturing

Have the ability to obtain a Special Access Project clearance

Preferred Skills and Experience:

Experience with CAD (Siemens NX preferred)

Experience with Team Center preferred

Experience working with Solid Model based design definition

Must be able to interpret product models and identify discrepancies

Knowledge of the manufacture and repair of aerospace materials (composites and metals)

Shop floor liaison experience preferred

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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