Semiconductor Engineering Manager 2-19019805

Location: Baltimore
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

The Advanced Concepts and Technologies (AC&T) group of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (MS) is seeking an innovative, enthusiastic, and self-motivated Engineering Manager 2 to oversee both the Manufacturing Execution System (MES) and its supporting Engineers and a team of represented Material Control Specialists.

The Manager will join our Advanced Technology Lab (ATL) semiconductor foundry, which develops and implements advanced semiconductor device technologies to support capabilities within and across the Sectors to distinguish NGC from its competitors.

Northrop Grummans ATL semiconductor foundry is a unique capability supporting a range of production microelectronic devices (Silicon, Gallium Arsenide, Gallium Nitride, Silicon Carbide, Carbon Nanotubes) and providing leading edge technology development in superconducting electronics. Our devices enable a number of Northrop Grummans ground based radars, avionic radars, and space systems.

The primary functions of this manager are two-fold:


As Engineering Manager, the candidate will be responsible for management and oversight of the ATL MES system, its supporting engineers, and all ATL MES activities which typically include:

Work and collaborate with MES users, engineering, and technical support teams within ATLs Fabrication and Test / Assembly labs to set up and maintain Workflows/ route building setup required to process lots in the labs.

Create and maintain user accounts in MES, SPACE and other systems.

Work and collaborate with MES users, engineering, and apps team on improving operational performance and turnaround time for MES system user and Workflow/Trip Ticket requests

Formulate and maintain MES procedures and documentation

Provide Training and training materials for new and existing users

Identify opportunities to optimize and integrate isolated user systems and or automate existing processes for efficiency

Be a part of short and long term projects to implement process improvements and efficiencies

Implement methodologies and processes for reporting performance metrics


The MES Manager should have quantitative, analytical, and process improvement skills; good organization, project management, written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; and basic IT related skillsets, and possess a desire to lead people.


As Manager for 1st Shift Production Control Team, the candidate will be responsible for the direct supervision of represented employees working in a semiconductor manufacturing environment.  In this role the manager will be involved with and responsible for planning materials, and supporting several semiconductor fabrication labs. Other responsibilities include:


Provide direction and guidance to employees utilizing management guidelines and general policies
Responsible managing represented personnel supporting Fab functions necessary to develop and execute plans and schedules associated with the satisfaction of customer requirements supporting engineering development, manufacturing, and calibration (i.e. engineering breadboards/systems/ LRUs/sub-assemblies/spares/capital acquisition or rental, and storage of materials and equipment) via various manual and computerized production, inventory and material control systems.

Involved in staffing decisions, training, and driving engagement efforts to achieve the employee's highest potential
Provide management with progress reports and presentations
Work independently across the organization to support Fab needs and goals
Maintain a safe work environment







Basic Qualifications

Experience managing people   

Bachelors Degree in Information Systems, and Electronics Technology Degree with 7 yrs related in technical support.

Basic skillsets in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint (ex: publishing, collaboration, creation, and maintenance)

Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering , Material Science, Chemistry, Physics or a related technical area.
  • Master's degree
  • Experience with microelectronics CVD (chemical vapor deposition) , Epitaxy, Diffusion/Thermal,  and/or Grinding/Lapping processes
  • Experience in Manufacturing Execution System (MES)
  • Experience in JIRA



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 ID: 19019805

What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
Secret Required
Yes, 10 % of the Time
No - Teleworking not available for this position