Role Overview
We are looking for an experienced Senior Principal Mechanical Engineer, to lead the mechanical design and become the Design Authority in the Engineering department in Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine. 
 
The summary of duties follows:
  • Mechanical Technical Lead on current development projects & implementation from roadmap
  • Design authority for present and future projects
  • Point-of-contact for outsourcing activities in the mechanical design
  • Production of mechanical designs, documentation, drawings and 3D models
  • Liaise with PLM, Electronics Design Team, System Testing, Supply Chain and Production
  • Hands-on development
  • Work with previous Mechanical Chief Engineer (and his team) for handover and induction
  • Support the creation and maintenance of the mechanical database
  • Maintain the CAD software licenses
Skills & Experience
  • Previous mechanical development and technical project leadership experience
  • Degree (BSc) in Mechanical Engineering
  • Understanding of Geometrical Tolerances
  • Good understanding of the Design Process
  • Competent to check and sign off drawings, documents and BOMs
  • To author Technical Documentation to meet Customer requirements
  • Understanding manufacturing processes and techniques
  • Understanding of the regulatory environment to achieve compliance with our engineering regulatory requirements
  • Understanding of test methods for Shock, Vibration, Ingress, Environmental (Hot, Cold & Humidity), EMC
  • SC required
  •  Knowledge of marine navigation equipment, and marine radar (optional)
  • Knowledge of Creo 3.0 and PDM Link 11.0 (optional)
  • Experience with mechanical simulation (FEA)
  • Knowledge of Autodesk Inventor (optional)
  •  Excellent communicator and able to influence thinking/get point across
  • Able to present and summarise complex information to a wide audience
  • Problem solving and research skills
  • Self-sufficient and self-motivated approach
  • Can work across technical functions and disciplines
  • Ability to assess priorities and manage stakeholder expectations
  • Ability to manage high volumes of work
  • Friendly approachable style and able to command respect from colleagues at all levels
 
  
 
For external applicants only - please be aware that we require satisfactory pre-employment evidence and checks before you can commence employment with us. 
About Us
With over 100 years of history and expertise in navigation, we have established our self as a major global provider of navigation solutions, including radars, compass systems, steering systems, speed logs, integrated bridge and control systems. We take pride in our commitment to provide 24/7support to all of our customers.

Our company grows because of our employees' dedication and commitment to achieving our mission, something we always remember. In return for working for us you will have access to a benefits package that provides you with flexibility to balance your professional career with your personal life, health & well-being benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development.

We are committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status, including race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.