Northrop Grumman Experienced Chemist in Independence, Missouri

Experienced Chemist

Locations:Independence, MO

Categories: Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID:MC20181409-47567

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.

Perform a large variety of routine and complex analytical procedures in the analysis of energetics and raw materials by various testing techniques including but not limited to Wet Chemistry, GC, HPLC, UV-Vis, FTIR, ICP, SEM, etc. Read, understand and interpret analytical procedures. Document work clearly and perform tests accurately. Provide expert interpretation of data and compare results to establish specifications or anticipated trends. Summarize laboratory results and prepare scientific reports. Exceptional problem-solving and troubleshooting skills. Works independently with a minimum of supervision, self-motivated.


Bachelor Degree with 7 years’ experience

Preferred Candidate Requirements:

  • Graduate Degree (M.S.) in Chemistry with at least 5 years’ experience in an analytical laboratory

  • Extensive experience analyzing or working with energetics

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:5-8 Years