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Sustainability Site Lead

Requisition ID: R10082530

  • Category IconCategory: Environmental, Health & Safety
  • Location IconLocation: El Segundo, CA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems (NGAS) is seeking an Environmental Sustainability Site Lead to join our Environmental, Safety, Health and Medical team. The position will report to the NGAS Sustainability Manager.

Responsibilities will be primarily in support of Northrop Grumman’s sustainability goals, which encompass Net Zero goal, reducing the Company’s environmental impact, employee engagement in environmental topics, and community outreach events.

Specific functional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing and prioritizing a comprehensive list of environmental sustainability project opportunities and initiatives in areas including greenhouse gas and energy reduction, water conservation, and solid waste diversion projects, for the El Segundo site;
  • Tracking projects and initiatives during execution to ensure completion on time and on budget, while identifying and escalating risks and opportunities
  • Leading the collection and analysis of data on the sustainability footprint for the El Segundo site to identify and resolve missing data and anomalies, and to forecast future trends
  • Integrating environmental sustainability concepts and awareness into organizations across the El Segundo site
  • Presenting environmental sustainability performance metrics to site leadership
  • Supporting sector data collection and metrics reporting, including targeted data collection at other sites and Corporate submittals
  • Identifying potential opportunities to collaborate with other sites within the sector, and across sectors, and supporting the implementation of sector initiatives
  • Identifying, implementing, and supporting process improvements related to strategic planning, data collection, and project implementation at the site and sector level

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree – Engineering, Environmental, Sustainability, or other STEM-related field with 2 years of related experience; OR a master's degree with 0 years of experience
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task with strong facilitation skills
  • Mid-level or higher proficiency using Microsoft Office applications, including Word and PowerPoint, and particularly Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2-5 years related experience
  • Highly self-motivated with ability to prioritize tasks and communicate changing priorities
  • Experience with sustainability topics such as energy management, renewable energy, waste management, water management, life cycle assessments, or product stewardship
  • Ability to work well and develop relationships with other disciplines at the site
  • High proficiency with data management and manipulation

Salary Range: $77,100 USD - $115,700 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.