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Manager, Configuration Management

Requisition ID: R10069464

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Clearfield, Utah, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • 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 Propulsion Systems is currently seeking a Configuration Management Manager to join our team in our Clearfield, UT offices.

Role Description and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a Program Configuration Management team to ensure requirements documents are created and maintained consistently to meet quality requirements for product traceability and conformance.  Participates in the coordination and administration of assigned configuration management activities relative to identification, control, and accounting for systems and/or equipment in accordance with contractual requirements.  This role includes supervision responsibilities of up to 5 dedicated program CM team members and leadership responsibilities reporting to the CM manager. 

Job Duties:

  • Follows specific set of documentation rules and guidelines to ensure technical content meets internal and customer requirements

  • Coordinate changes to configuration documents with engineering, quality, support manufacturing, and data control activities.  Ensures that customer requirements are implemented and documents compliance with configuration management policies.

  • Performs engineering data control activities which may include: model, drawing/document review and release, specification preparation and review, administration of government/industry documents, and creation and release of parts and associated parts lists

  • Be able to understand, dissect and data mine configuration engineering and as built data.

  • Assures compliance to written procedures, security requirements, and AS9100 system standards

Experience Preferred

  • Working knowledge and understanding of engineering documentation (i.e. models, drawings, specifications, parts, change notices, manufacturing plans, manufacturing procedures).

  • Knowledge or demonstrated experience using PLM, ERP, and MRP software.

  • Practice implementing and following configuration management and control principles

  • Working knowledge of Continuous Improvement principles

  • Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers to establish and maintain effective relationships with customers and gain their trust and respect

  • Is a Champion to the Company’s Business and Ethics Code of Conduct

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Solid skill level in Microsoft Office products.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

  • Detail oriented but able to understand the big picture.

  • Ability to work on a team or independently as needed.

Competencies for Success:

  • Positive attitude, accepts challenges with enthusiasm

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to support both coworkers and customers

  • Accepts responsibility and accountability and manages daily priorities effectively

  • Willing to accept, learn, and perform new job functions to gain flexibility

  • Successful in high paced and deadline driven environment

  • Strong problem solving skills


  • BS/BA degree and 6 years of experience or MS/MA with 4 years experience

  • CMII certification preferred

Salary Range: $85,400 USD - $128,000 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

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.

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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.