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Manager 2, Tool Engineering

Requisition ID: R10079278

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Clearfield, Utah, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Any (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 3

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 has three openings for Manager 2, IPT Integration, within the Tool Engineering organization.  Positions will be available in Clearfield, Utah and Iuka, Mississippi. 

Our Tooling Organization provides manufacturing Tooling for piece parts to large assemblies.   Responsible for the design, procurement, and integration for manufacturing, for defense and commercial Aerospace programs.  The manager will direct an integrated product team (IPT), similar to a program management function, responsible for the tooling project life-cycle metrics.

Tooling IPT Integration Manager Job Duties:

  • Manages tooling focal points, milestones, inputs, and outputs for successful execution
  • Identifies project resource needs and works with managers to capture resources
  • Maintains tooling schedule and milestones to meet program master schedule objectives
  • Approves tool design orders, statuses tools in IPT meetings, works budget reconciliation with internal customer and external suppliers.  Qualifies and down-selects tooling awards
  • Communicates and presents project information and solutions to Program management and leadership
  • Interface with internal and external customers; provide status and forecast of tooling cost and delivery.
  • Develop, maintain, and update departmental procedures relative to Tooling IPT Integration function
  • Perform Cost Account Manager (CAM) responsibilities to ensure compliance to EVMS for program direct budgets
  • Collaborate with other Aeronautics Systems Sector Tooling Organization Management to develop consistent process and procedures to help drive affordability and ensure the deployment of best practices across the sector

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM related discipline and a minimum of 8 years of experience in tooling, manufacturing, project management, and/or implementing technology into a production environment.; OR a Masters degree and a minimum of 6 years experience in tooling, manufacturing, project management, and/or implementing technology into a production environment.
  • Prior leadership experience and a knowledge of project management
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance as well as the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access within a reasonable timeframe as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance
  • Current Special Program Access
  • Previous Supervisory and Management experience in managing large projects, with an emphasis on tooling, manufacturing, assembly lines, and implementing technology into a production environment
  • Aerospace or Aviation Industry experience managing tool fabrication organizations & tool fabrication shops, & material procurement
  • Candidates should have solid project management, communication, and presentation skills

What We Offer:

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation -- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!


Salary Range: $106,800 USD - $169,100 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.