Northrop Grumman Mechanical Engineer 3 in Redondo Beach, California

Mechanical Engineer 3

Requisition ID: 18007980

Location(s): United States-California-Redondo Beach

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: No

At Northrop Grumman, our employeeshave incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and spacethat impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come.Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and ourunderstanding 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 alot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity,cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have aninsatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are notonly part of history, they’re making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systemsis seeking a Mechanical Engineer 3 to work in Redondo Beach, California.

This Mechanical Engineer 3 will support the design andanalysis of manufacturing tooling, shipping containers, authoring ofengineering documentation and manufacturing work instructions. Additionally, the successful candidate will apply knowledge of assembly flowsfor production floor efforts including the development of Manufacturing Billsof Materials (MBOMs) from Engineering Bills of Materials (EBOMs). Criticalaspects of this role include the understanding of configuration control,quality assurance, material & processes, contamination requirements anddesign practices. Mechanical Engineer 3 is expected to effectivelycommunicate with team members, project and functional managers and internalcross-functional customers. These include the ability to interface with variouslevels of personnel including internal shop floor personnel, engineers, programand functional leads.


  • Design and definition of the manufacturing processes, procedures, and productionlayouts for assemblies and equipment used within the operation

  • Design and definition of work flows within the facilities to ensure the mostefficient and productive layout and process

  • Define the order of operations (flow) for manufactured assemblies andsubassemblies

  • Develop detailed work instructions for manufactured assemblies, subassemblies,and packaging

  • Guide Manufacturing/Production and plan for successful Preliminary DesignReview/ Critical Design Review (PDR/CDR) on multiple programs

  • Plan for and conduct Production and Test Readiness Reviews

  • Define and Develop the Manufacturing Bill of Materials within the MRP system(SAP) to include structuring for manufacturability to meet the most efficientmaterial and process workflow for the integration operations.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in a STEM(Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accreditedinstitution and 5 years of engineering experience in an aerospaceenvironment OR

  • Masters of Science degree in a STEM(Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accreditedinstitution and 3 years of engineering experience in an aerospaceenvironment

  • Practical working experience with designingand defining the process and procedures for assemblies and equipment

  • Technical experience with developingManufacturing Bills of Materials (MBOMS)

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance


  • Masters’ Degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • Possesses strong leadershipqualities, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiringand retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an EqualOpportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard torace, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, maritalstatus, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any otherprotected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Title: Mechanical Engineer 3

Location: California-Redondo Beach

Requisition ID: 18007980