At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact peoples 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 nations 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, theyre 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.
FUNCTION OF POSITION
1.Provide management oversight to personnel engaged in a specialized technical support departments/function of the company, and serve as technical specialist in the field, as it relates to Integration and Test Directorate.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Plans, organizes, and coordinates the activities of personnel engaged in a specific technical functions.
2.Preparedness: Assist in developing Strategic and Tactical plan and updating biannually. Develop training plan and assure personnel are current on required certification to engage in a specific technical function. Developing staff, mentor, and providing career coaching. Overall responsibility for staffing to meet requirements.
3.Work Control: Establish and maintain schedules for the group to be consistent with budgetary and time constraints with emphasis on safety of operations. Control and review work to assure timeliness and accuracy of responsible department/function. Meets with other area supervisors for load leveling within the confines of the CBA. Elevate in a timely manner to program manager any funding and/or personnel issues if resolution cannot be achieved.
4.Procurement Control: Responsible to assure that funding is available on WD prior to submittal for procurements.
5.Cost Control: Responsible for ensuring supervisors are compliant with WD maintenance. Work within the confines of task order provided by program management, supporting the monitoring labor, materials and ODC such as travel and training using web based tools. Approval of time records and requests for time off, PPE, training, etc.
6.Procedural compliance: implement and maintain quality control in accordance with GSFC ISO 9001, maintain safety, quality and environmental standards per ETIS and GSFC policy.
7.Assist employees with problem resolution; counsel employees and commend, or reprimand as appropriate; conduct performance evaluation interviews; seek interpretation of company policies, as required.
8.Inform employees, and enforce safety and environmental regulations; assure compliance with and actively support EEO/AA programs.
9.Develop innovative approaches to non-routine, nonrecurring work requests, based on acquired expertise and knowledge or organization philosophy and personnel capabilities.
10.Perform any other related duties as may be required to meet objectives of each department, provide training; maintain appropriate records, etc.
11.Evaluate both business and technical performance and implement continuous improvement strategies.
12.Author Task Plans and Cost Plans on an annual basis.
13.Facilitate interviews, hiring, training, performance evaluations, and all PMO functions as deemed by program management.
14.Focus on building and cultivating relationships within each department, government customer, project customer, and union leadership.
NATURE OF POSITION CHALLENGES
1.Maintain working knowledge for functions supervised in order to provide work direction for the group.
2.Improve motivational skills in order to gain maximum productivity from groups supervised.
3.Improve configuration management and knowledge capture for more efficient operations.
4.Assuring proper bench depth with budget constraints.
5. Cultivating and building relationships with all customers.
1.Works under the direct supervision of the ETIS Program Manager.
SUPERVISION OF OTHERS
1. Provide direct supervision of personnel engaging in technical function(s) including supervisors, engineers and technicians.
1.Effectiveness affects the ability of the departments to achieve technical goals within operating budget, scope, schedule, with a direct impact on performance scores in technical.
2.Maintaining Safety in operations of personnel, facilities, and flight hardware is critical.