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AGE Maintenance Manager

Requisition ID: R10048772

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Edwards AFB, California, 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: 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.

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning program performance, addressing cost, schedule, technical performance, quality, and full responsibility for all aspects of program performance on a mid-size technical services-type contract.

  • Create, implement, and enforce required processes and procedures for team effectiveness.

  • Oversees projects and task assigned to the organizational group performed by non-exempt and/or exempt employees. Functions as an advisor regarding tasks, projects, and operations. Becomes actively involved in daily operations only when required to meet schedules or to resolve complex problems.

  • Executes departmental procedures that typically affect individual employees within own department. Policy management: Interprets and executes policies and procedures that typically affect subordinate organizational units. Recommends modifications to operating policies.

  • Ensures that projects are completed on schedule and within budget.

  • Accomplishes results through lower-level subordinate supervisors or through experienced exempt employees who exercise significant latitude and independence in their assignments.

  • Maintains frequent interaction with internal personnel and outside customer representatives at various management levels concerning operations or scheduling or specific phases of projects or contracts. Conducts briefings and participates in technical meetings for internal & external representatives concerning specifics operations.

  • The candidate will be responsible to the Site Manager for the daily operations of a dynamic product support team.  The candidate will be directly involved with the team and is responsible for the assignment of work, setting schedules, directing day-to-day workflow, addressing personnel concerns, and approving time cards for both exempt & non-exempt personnel.

  • May originate support plans for offer to potential customers and provide technical assistance to existing customer personnel. May forecast and manage budget system.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 6 years’ experience or high school diploma/GED and 10 years’ of relevant experience in flight line, manufacturing, support equipment, tool crib, and/or warehouse and logistics experience.

  • Team leadership and team management experience required.

  • Must be able to direct day to day workflow and make decisions relating to the performance, expectations, and responsibilities of your team.

  • Experience establishing and maintaining operational work schedules.

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Good oral and written communication skills are required.

  • Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays, and weekends and support on call status for 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week, 365 days a year.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Must be a US citizen and hold an active DoD Secret security clearance with a current investigation date that is within 5 years, or considered in-scope.

  • Must be able to obtain program within 180 days of submission. Program access required to start.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 15+ years’ experience of specialized relevant experience aircraft support equipment maintenance & management.

  • Verifiable experience managing an AGE Maintenance team.

  • Experience in standing up and sustaining new operations and areas to support test organizations.

  • Experience in leading effective teams to complete mission objectives. Proficiency in risk mitigation techniques and process improvement and efficiency modifications.

  • Proficiency in using and managing equipment and logistics databases; FMT, IMDS, G081, etc.

  • Experience identifying and procuring consumables, HAZMAT, tooling, and spare parts required for specific operations.

  • Experience managing programs, to include: Tool control, HAZMAT, Tech Data, PMEL/TMDE calibration, and SE Inspections.

  • Experience in equipment management and related configurations.

  • Skilled at analyzing technical orders, CAD drawings, and engineering diagrams to determine appropriate spares listing for ground support equipment inspections and maintenance. 

  • Management of maintenance data integrity program. Skilled at managing review processes for released engineering data and coordinating changes with engineering, quality, support, and engineering data control activities.

  • Verifiable experience drafting Basis of Estimate (BOE) & Request for Proposal documents.

  • Experience establishing baseline & re-baseline of labor, materials, and Other-Direct Costs (ODC’s) for statement of work efforts and proposals.

  • Experience forecasting manpower requirements, creating staffing plans, and creating material Bill of Materials (BOM) to support future work efforts.

  • Experienced in authoring business proposals, drafting process management guides, and creating work instructions. Data Ascension Library experience.

  • Experienced with Earned Value Management System (EVMS), Variance Analysis Reports, and EAC reviews.

  • Possess an active, in-scope DoD Top Secret security clearance.

  • Currently hold relevant special program accesses.


Salary Range: $98,800 USD - $148,200 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.