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Posted: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 5:17 AM

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector has an immediate need for several Manufacturing Process Engineers (level 2/3) to support the Final Assembly area within manufacturing at our Sykesville, MD facility.

Our Manufacturing Team is a leading innovator, developer, manufacturer, integrator, and supporter of a variety of advanced electronics for national security and non-defense applications.

The Manufacturing Process Engineer has responsibilities that include, but are not limited to, the tasks outlined below:

Process Development:

  • Developing new and maintaining, or improving, existing manufacturing processes with a focus on affordability

  • Providing ROI justification for process improvements

  • Creating and managing project plans (tasks, resources and schedules) for process development activities

  • Creating and documenting designs for custom tooling

  • Specifying, identifying and procuring new manufacturing equipment for production readiness and preparing equipment for production

  • Developing and optimizing process parameters

  • Developing/revising process documentation and work instructions

Factory Support:

  • Monitoring process yields and cost, recommending and implementing quality improvements to drive improved metrics

  • Solving of manufacturing problems (related to materials, designs, equipment and tooling, training and instructions) to support production

  • Assisting with the training of new personnel and participation in the design of operation training materials

  • Supporting factory maintenance personnel with the troubleshooting and repair of process equipment

Design and Engineering Support:

  • Recommending product design improvements required to produce advanced microelectronics products

  • Documenting state-of-the-art process capabilities and guidelines for product designers

  • Participating in design producibility reviews for new products


  • Providing supplier support, as needed, to resolve issues within supply base

  • Providing Request for Proposal (RFP) input specifically as it relates to Non-Recurring Engineering (NRE) requirements such as tooling, capital equipment and/or new process development

The chosen candidate must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic, and high visibility environment; must work well in a team environment; and must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

This requisition may be filled as a level 2 or a level 3 based on the qualifications listed below.

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