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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.
Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is currently seeking an experienced Sr. Principal Supplier Development Engineer to provide leadership to our Defense Electronic Systems team in our Northridge, CA office.
The Sr. Princ. Supplier Development Engineer (SDE) position requires in-depth knowledge of manufacturing processes used in aerospace product & component development, basic business and project management skills as well as root cause/corrective action skills. This position will report through the Supply Chain Management organization.
The SDE will be engaged on multiple supplier development and sustaining projects. The SDE will be chartered to assess the current state of supplier capacity/throughput and identify areas where risk can be reduced in order to achieve increased production rates. Additionally, the SDE will be responsible for identifying/managing new sources of supply to allow for program risk and cost reduction.