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Associate Industrial Engineer 

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Associate Industrial Engineer

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 is searching for an ENTRY LEVEL INDUSTRIAL ENGINEER to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. Our team supports operations and business improvement across 1800 employees located in Utah, Ohio, California and Mississippi. THIS POSITION WILL BE LOCATED IN CLEARFIELD, UT.

We have a variety of shifts available to support a 24/7 operation. We offer both 3 and 4 day shifts to cover days, nights and weekends. Travel is estimated to be less than 10%.


* Facilitate continuous improvement events to develop, define and improve processes in the forming and finishing of aircraft composite structures

* Analyze various manufacturing processes for opportunities to minimize scrap, reduce cost, increase capacity and optimize schedule.

* Provide support to the manufacturing floor by working proactively with cross-functional teams to understand frontline problems and implement cost-saving, impactful solutions.

* Work with program leadership to assess what-if scenarios and guide long-term strategic decision making across several different programs.

* Generate metrics and conducts studies pertaining to efficiency, cycle times, work-in-progress, manpower, cost performance, and product delivery.

* Partner with manufacturing management to develop and track recovery plans that instill confidence with program management and customers, even through unforeseen challenges.

* Apply systems thinking in the development of metrics to improve product flow from the release of raw materials through product delivery.

* Develop and summarize analyses for the acquisition, maintenance & enhancement of capital assets and equipment. Provides capacity planning, rate tool analyses, and facility layouts to ensure the ongoing success of composite operations.


* Bachelor's degree with 0 years of relevant experience OR 4 years of experience in lieu of degree.

* Ability to work on an assembly floor

* Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance and special program access

* Strong expertise using the full suite of Microsoft Office Tools


* Current DoD Secret Clearance

* Experience with continuous improvement tools in Kaizen, Toyota Production lean principles

* Experience working with cross-functional teams in a manufacturing environment

* Bachelor of Science Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math)


At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!

SALARY RANGE: $53,500 USD - $80,300 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.