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Manager Structural Engineering 1

Requisition ID: R10076352

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Clearfield, UT, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions 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.

This position is for a working manager, involving duties and responsibilities for team management and technical performance, as follows.

Manager Duties/Responsibilities

- People leadership for a structural analysis team, to include performance management, career development, staffing, and merit planning

- Provide project and technical oversight for activities performed by the group

- Provide ownership of, and direction to, the processes used by the group

- Provide proposal inputs and review proposal content for both internal and external customers

- Support department initiatives, recruiting, technology roadmap creation, cross-company/sector involvement, and IRAD project leadership

- Communicate effectively with both team members and internal/external customers and stakeholders

- Uphold engineering principles of ethics and integrity, and Northrop Grumman values

Technical Duties/Responsibilities:

- Analyzes, researches, and develops structural engineering specifications for metallic, non-metallic, and composite structures in all phases of the product life cycle from preliminary design to sustainment

- Performance of structural analysis includes loads and dynamics, stress, stiffness, stability, fatigue, and thermal

- Analyses will be performed utilizing hand calculations and Finite Element Methods (FEM) software packages such as FEMAP (Nastran), Abaqus, and ANSYS

- When FEM models are appropriate, critical thinking skills will be required to develop a FEM to capture appropriate behavior of complex linear and non-linear structures

- Excellent communication and people skills required to work with key stakeholders within other engineering disciplines including but not limited to system engineering and mechanical design, to achieve program objectives in a timely manner 

- Additional work responsibilities may include task planning, conducting technical peer reviews, and mentoring junior engineers

Basic Qualifications: 

- Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering

- Minimum 7 years of related mechanical, structural, stress, or structural dynamics engineering experience with a Bachelor's degree; 5 years of experience with a related Master's degree

- Minimum 1 year of experience providing technical leadership of an engineering team

- Active DoD Secret security clearance, or higher

Preferred Qualifications:

- Master of Science in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering

- 3+ years of experience with analysis of aircraft structures

- 3+ years of experience using FEM software, including FEMAP (Nastran), Abaqus, ANSYS, or similar

- 1+ years of analysis experience performing Durability and Damage Tolerance of aircraft structures

- Implicit or explicit dynamic FEA experience analyzing dynamic environments: static, random vibration, sinusoidal vibration, and shock

- Provide technical solutions to a wide range of complex difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.

- Demonstrate strong leadership skills, effective communication, broad skillset spanning interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities


Salary Range: $103,300 USD - $154,900 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.



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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 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.