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Manager Engineering Technical Support 1

Requisition ID: R10069945

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Gilbert, Arizona, 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: Any (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% 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, Tactical Space Systems Division, has an opening for a Manager of Engineering Technical Support 1 to join our team of highly qualified and diverse individuals. This position will be in Gilbert, Arizona.

Tactical Space Systems has a need for a Manager Engineering 1 to be a functional homeroom manager, leading a team of individual contributors, and contribute directly to programs and other department activities.
These are highly dynamic, interactive positions. You will interact with numerous stakeholders including program management, test engineering, flight hardware design engineers and logistical support services. Outstanding organizational and leadership skills are required to succeed in these roles.

Job Scope Responsible for daily operations of a team or work unit (direct supervision of the staff, assignment of work, schedules, day to day workflow, and operating costs).

Program Manager responsibilities include: cost, schedule, and technical performance of a specific unit or work package on a large system development-type contract or broad responsibility for all aspects of program performance on a delivery order or small technical services-type contract.

Guidance Given, Assignments Received Assignments are received in task oriented terms. Provides direction to subordinates using established policies and precedents. Work is reviewed for adequacy in meeting objectives. Knowledge and Technical Skills Analysis & interpretation. Full working knowledge of procedures and practices.

Decision Making Relates more to specific job function. Risk to the Corporation is minimal. Makes decisions relating to accomplishment of daily work responsibilities.

Direct Work Involvement Monitors work operations of exempt and/or non-exempt employees on a daily basis and actively assists or provides direction to subordinates as required. May perform, especially in staff or professional groups, on-going operational tasks of organizational groups.

Policy Involvement Executes department procedures that typically affect individual employees within own department. Policy management: Administers and executes policies and procedures that typically affect individual subordinate employees.

Financial, Strategic Responsibility, Supervisory Relationships Accomplishes tasks mainly through direct supervision of nonexempt and entry-level exempt employees. Meets the minimum requirements of executive exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Operations Involvement / Direct Work Involvement Monitors daily operations of a unit and actively assists, or provides direction to, subordinates as required. May perform, especially in staff or professional groups, ongoing operational tasks of organizations unit. Impact Ensures that projects are completed on schedule following established procedures and schedules. Erroneous decisions or recommendations or failure to achieve results might cause delays in program schedules and result in the allocation of more resources.

Liaison Majority of liaison is on internal basis with subordinates and supervisors at equivalent level or one level higher. Liaison normally involves specific phases of a project or operation. External contacts are infrequent and involve routine matters.

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Staffing support to all space systems and space programs.
    Conducting periodic performance evaluations, including mid-year and annual reviews
  • Providing technical leadership and guidance to the staff
  • Managing indirect and capital needs
  • Training of the Mechanical Team
  • Professional development and mentoring of direct reports
  • Supporting Functional Homeroom initiatives and projects which include process improvement, Event Response Teams, Corrective, and Preventive Action implementation

PROGRAM RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Leading a team of Mechanical Technicians and Integration and Test Leads
  • Develop mechanical execution plans to meet program schedules
  • Coordinating mechanical tasks between all disciplines
  • Providing mechanical operation status to upper management and the customer

This management role will require you to complete an assessment as part of the application process.  To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video: www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideo.  This video gives you a preview of the Manager Selection Process and is an opportunity to learn more about the Manager Readiness Assessment and the overall process.


 

Job Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree with at least 2 years of experience supervisory or leading a team or projects, or 4 additional years of experience leading a team in lieu of the Degree. 
  • Minimum 5 years of combined experience supporting one or more of the following: integration, test or assembly of mechanical hardware.
  • Familiarity processes and training in Crane, EWP, Forklift. 
  • Experience within the Aerospace and/or Defense industry. 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret Clearance or SCI access. 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in science degree within a technical engineering field.
  • Past Military Leadership a plus.
  • Experience providing technical product support to a customer or a business.
  • Experience establishing goal driven deadlines.
  • Experience supporting hardware work packages.
  • Skilled at providing presentation briefings to all levels of the business.     

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical
  • Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health & Wellness Resources
  • Employee Discounts
  • Flexible Schedules (For example the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work)

For more details please visit our total rewards site or chat with one of our recruiters to learn more. Link: www.northropgrumman.com/benefits

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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.