Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Sr. Designer-PE

Chandler, AZ
Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID: MH20180307-46435

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.

This position is for an temporary Project Employee with an assignment duration of 4-6 months through end of year.

Job Summary

The Sr. Designer-PE will create models and engineering drawings utilizing Unigraphics NX 11.0 and Teamcenter. Will also be responsible for checking drawing/design packages for proper content and to ensure compliance with applicable industry and military standards.  Duties will include checking designs for fit, function, manufacturability, and economy of fabrication and be able to perform tolerance analysis. Responsibility will further include liaison with Engineering, Manufacturing, quality, and Materials.  Some vendor liaison will be required as well.

Experience Requirements:  

  • Candidate must have a minimum of five years of related experience.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be a graduate of a CAD/Drafting/Design/Computer Aided program
  • Must be experienced with Unigraphics NX 11.0 and Teamcenter
  • Must be experienced with geometric dimensioning and tolerating per ASME Y14.5M-199A
  • A working knowledge of ASME Y14.100 and Mil-Standard 100 is also desired.

 Skills & Qualifications:

  • Fundamental knowledge of CAD drafting practices.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately while under schedule pressure and exhibit a large degree of patience.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills. 
  • Must be a graduate of a CAD/Drafting/Design/Computer Aided program


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, or related field is required.


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.

Job Type: Temporary
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 5-8 Years
Education: Bachelors
Expertise: Engineering
Group: Flight