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Engineering Manager

Requisition ID: R10079104

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Corinne, 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: 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, Space Systems – Propulsion Systems, is currently seeking an Engineer Manager for our Propellant, Liner, Insulation (PLI) Structure Analysis team with the Analysis Engineering Department. 

This job will support several locations within the Propulsion Systems, but home location would be the Promontory (Brigham), UT facility.

Role description & Requirements:

  • Manage the PLI Structures Organization

  • Ability to direct and execute visco-elastic structural analyses through direct employees

  • Manage/integrate requests and activities associated with various rocket motor programs to drive successful business results

  • Provide technical/people leadership of the team to address difficult structural problems using knowledge and experience

  • Ability to hire and develop employees to support department needs

  • Fundamental understanding of complex stress strain relationships in visco-elastic materials used in solid rocket motor designs and solid rocket motor loads and environments

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of state-of-the-art visco-elastic structures

  • Ability to communicate complex results to internal and external customers

Job Duties: 

  • Direct the performance of visco-elastic structural analysis of solid rocket motor

  • Support department efforts to direct/improve analysis workflow/approaches/methods for design, development, testing, and evaluation

  • Drive analysis support for critical manufacturing needs

  • Ensure quality products from the team

  • Communicate results/risks with customers

  • Support the career development of direct employees

  • Maintain the organization with adequate support and knowledge/skills required for long term growth

  • Improve standard work and knowledge base

  • Lead development initiatives for material/testing to determine properties for structural analyses

  • Complete performance assessment and accelerate employee development

  • Work will be located at NG’s Promontory and Bacchus facilities

  • US Citizenship required

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Knowledge about and has demonstrated ability with textbook structural analysis techniques (ie. Elasticity, plates and shells, continuum mechanics, compressible gas equations)

  • A passion for structural analysis

  • Must have people skills to encourage and strength employees

  • Knowledge of unique material test techniques

  • Writing and presentation skills to communicate analysis results to customers

Experience Requirements:  

  • 9+ years of relevant experience

  • Prefer a minimum of 7 years’ experience with rocket motors


Masters degree in mechanical, civil, or aerospace engineering.  Emphasis in structures preferred

Salary Range: $147,700 USD - $221,500 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.