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NDT Operations Manager

Requisition ID: R10060720

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Corinne, 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: 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 Propulsion Systems is currently recruiting for an NDT Manager of Operations to join our team at the Promontory, Utah location. 

Role description & Responsibilities:

The NDT Manager of Operations is responsible to:

  • Lead a team of skilled NDT technicians and technician team supervisors (TTS) in ensuring product quality

  • Execution excellence of daily activities for multi-shift operations across multiple locations

  • Responsible for safety, training, schedule execution, and resources

  • Recruit, train and mentor the next generation of NDT technicians

  • Ensure communication between NDT and other functional groups regarding schedule, capacity, demand, available resources, and line stoppage in a timely manner

  • Track performance and improve output

Job Duties:

  • Ensure daily safe execution of hazardous operations to AHOPS, SA-22 and other requirements

  • Manage demand of NDT inspections with schedulers, Ops, and VSETs

  • Manage department’s NDT certification compliance to NAS-410 and act as department responsible level III per QA-16

  • Coordinate work across NDT organization to support peak demand and overtime

  • Manage budget, down time, and organization’s SQDEC board

  • Provide input for OSCB/PPCB, Program Management, Change Boards, and Senior Management.

  • Manage personnel development and track performance

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience of increasing responsibility in manufacturing or quality 

  • Four or more years in leadership/supervisory role in manufacturing or quality operations

  • Hold one or more NDT Level II certifications and have the capability to obtain at least one level III certification.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in engineering or similar

  • Working knowledge of NDT Methods, Change Management processes and quality procedures.

  • Hold at least one NDT Level III certification 

Skills & Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization and with internal and external customers

  • Demonstrated organization and communication skills in a high pace environment

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, including the ability to coach, develop and mentor others

  • Ability to drive change through creating, sustaining and improving standards and procedures

  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills.

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

  • Detail oriented but able to understand the big picture.

  • Broad understanding of company policies and procedures.


Salary Range: $93,800 USD - $140,800 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.