Manager Engineering Technical Support 2
Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Redondo Beach
Posted on: March 18, 2023
- Clearance Type: None
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be
- Positions Available: 1 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.
Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the
boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and
cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start
contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing
real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take
pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to
grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With
our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right
opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.
Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading
provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed
energy and electronics solutions for national security, military,
and civil customers. We are built on a heritage of providing
innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products
that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the
Space revolution and make the impossible, possible. Northrop
Grumman, Strategic Space Systems Division, has an opening for
Manager Engineering Technical Support 2 to join our team in Redondo
Beach, CA. You will provide functional management and program
support to the Mechanisms and Sensors Assembly and Test Lab within
the Antennas & Products Manufacturing (APM) Department. As a
functional leader, you will manage a group of exempt and non-exempt
technicians and test conductors. Your responsibilities will include
timecard approval, employee performance reviews, facilitating
employee growth, special assignments in support of the functional
home room, coordinate electromechanical assemblies, integration,
hardware/area management, and test support for SSSD programs. In
order to be successful in this role, you will need to partner with
project and functional management. Together you will define and
implement a crew sharing approach that satisfies the staffing needs
between programs and builds a manufacturing and test operations
culture that empowers employees, establishes personal and team
accountability, motivates team performance, encourages development,
and supports innovation. In this role, you will serve as a primary
interface with the program for support to proposal and real-time
costing efforts, reviewing cost and schedule activities with the
Program Cost Analyst's prior to closing monthly, regular status
reports with program management and the customer, as well as
support to all major program milestones. In addition to standard
functional management role, this position has responsibility for
leading Directorate and Department initiatives, including
developing and executing digital transformation solutions.
Affordability and product reuse initiatives, leading metrics-based
management for the department, and reviewing and supporting
proposals. Additionally, your responsibilities will include
ensuring personnel and hardware safety, driving compliance with
policies and procedures including security, property management,
calibration, training, configuration control, and test conduct.
Typical Responsibilities Include:
- Direct Supervision/management of a team of Test Conductors &
Technicians from more than one engineering function (i.e.
mechanical, electrical, etc.)
- Maintaining the facility space including integration with
various support organizations (Manufacturing Engineers, Quality,
Vehicle, Antennas, and Systems Engineering) to meet cost, schedule,
technical performance, and quality commitments.
- Working closely with the Department Managers and fellow section
managers to define and implement the department strategy
- Ensures staffing requirements for Business Units are met and
manages a comprehensive skills development plan and knowledge
sharing for technicians
- Driving schedule execution of a team of machinists to build
high complexity parts for our customers
- Interfacing and influencing manufacturing engineers,
schedulers, industrial engineers, global supply chain, and program
management to affect design requirements for producibility
- Develops and manages process improvement in manufacturing and
digital transformation initiatives
- Managing indirect and capital budgets
- Ensuring compliance to all Northrop Grumman policies and
procedures as applicable for production environments.
- Employee development to include repositioning, learning, and
development. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space
Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package
- Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
- Educational Assistance
- Life Insurance
- Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
- Paid Time Off
- Health & Wellness Resources
- Employee Discounts This position's standard work schedule is a
9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day
Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. Basic
- Bachelors of Science Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology,
Engineering or Math) related field plus 5 years of experience in a
technical role OR a Master's of Science Degree in a STEM (Science,
Technology, Engineering or Math) related field plus 3 years of
experience in a technical role OR High School Diploma/G.E.D plus 9
years of experience in a technical role.
- Proven leadership experience on a project and/or team.
- Experience in the Aerospace and Defense Industry.
- Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret Security
Clearance or SCI Access. Preferred Qualifications:
- Active DoD Top Secret Clearance OR SCI Access.
- Previous experience managing manufacturing facility/lab space
teams in the aerospace and defense industry.
- Previous experience managing non-exempt personnel.
- Demonstrated experience presenting product development, growth
or strategic plans to increase manufacturing base.
- Experience creating reports, trend analysis, policy & procedure
updates, and presentations to functional & program leadership using
MS Office tools - Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
- Excellent verbal communication skills with Technician staff,
Manufacturing support personnel, Functional management, Program
management and related groups. Salary Range: $134,600 USD -
$201,800 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S.
Citizenship is required for most positions.
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity,
cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions
that protect the world and shape a better future.
- Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and
paid time off.Did you know?Northrop Grumman leads the industry team
for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex
and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021,
the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology,
and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our
understanding of the universe.
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