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Sr Principal Engineer Material and Process Metallurgy

Posted on Oct 14, 2020 by NORTHROP GRUMMAN

Melbourne, FL
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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Sr Principal Engineer Material and Process - Metallurgy Melbourne Fl.

Sr Principal Engineer Material and Process - Metallurgy

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Location: United States-Florida-Melbourne

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Clearance Type: Secret

Shift: 1st Shift

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting Category: Engineering


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Northrop Grumman is seeking an experienced Sr. Principal Metallurgist/Materials Engineer.

Responsibilities may include the following:

Performs root cause analysis of material failures, provides effective solutions to production metallic issues.

Generates material usage reports, test plans & reports and hazardous materials management program reports using NAS411.

Analyzes, researches, designs and develops materials and their related fabrication and application processes to develop and optimize materials for use in engineering design of and/or application in structures, systems and subsystems.

Applies principles of chemistry, physics, and material behavior to develop metallic, non-metallic and composite material and processing specifications, fabrication and assembly processes.

Develops, analyzes and applies material properties and design allowables, processing processes and quality engineering specifications.

Material analyses may include failure analysis of components, systems and subsystems, life predictions, and definition and requirement specifications.

May review and approve subcontractor material processing procedures.


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university with a minimum of 9 years experience in design and fabrication of metallic structures or a Master's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline with 7 years of experience in design fabrication of metallic structures.

Experience with corrosion control methodology

Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

BS or MS, Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Science or similar

Experience in fabrication of metallic airframe structures

Experience with military specs and standards.

Experience interfacing with a military customer.

Experience with material testing and qualification efforts, detailed drawing reviews, and supporting aircraft build

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.

JEFF FRIGO | Sr. Principal Talent Acquisition Business Partner

Northrop Grumman Corporation | Aeronautics Systems

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