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Mgr Regulatory Compliance 3

Requisition ID: R10075530

  • Category IconCategory: Legal and Regulatory
  • Location IconLocation: Linthicum, Maryland, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking 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 Mission Systems (NGMS) seeks a Manager of Manufacturing Compliance to join its team.  Join a team of dedicated professionals who are pioneering the future of national defense and reimaging technologies that are defining what’s possible for the next generation. The Manager of Manufacturing Compliance will be the NGMS lead and will be responsible for the sector Material Management, Accounting System (MMAS) strategy, and framework to drive process and compliance for all division/programs. The MMAS lead will work with programs and functional focal points across the division to establish and monitor MMAS systems and metrics.

This individual should have a working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR) affecting the management of materials and processes supporting DoD contract deliverable end items.  This individual needs to have an understanding and working knowledge of the Manufacturing functional organizations of MRP, Receiving/Inventory, Production Control, Manufacturing and Shipping.  The individual will play a central role in audit activities supporting continued approved status of NGMS Business Systems; this will include Material Management Accounting System (MMAS) and various internal audits. They will interact with federal regulatory agencies and internal personnel while investigating and resolving regulatory compliance issues. The role is also expected to leverage subject matter expertise into training and guidance to associated stakeholders.  The role is expected to lead improvement and corrective actions.

The desired candidate is a strong and engaging leader and influencer with high values, integrity and ethics. Seeking a strategic thinker and hands-on individual who can take projects from concept to implementation and has a proven track record of simultaneously managing and delivering multiple projects and priorities.

Major areas of responsibility:

  • Work with division POCs to define, implement, and maintain the sector Material Management and Accounting System (MMAS) strategy and framework to drive process and compliance for all programs within the NGMS Sector.
  • Work with functional process owners across the Sector to establish and monitor system and processes supporting DFARs applicable to the Manufacturing Operations organization
  • Maintain regular reporting to government as well as establish relationship with the government (DACO)
  • Facilitate all audit activity, including DCAA/DCMA, internal audits, and self-assessments in partnership with internal government compliance organization
  • Work with government compliance to identify deficiencies and drive functions to ensure corrective actions are developed and worked to closure
  • Monitor development of division processes and organize applicability to sector MMAS system description
  • Ensure functional expertise is in place and ensure properly resourced across all system criteria in FAR and DFARS affecting Manufacturing Operations.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with 10 years of experience, or a Master’s degree with 8 years of stated experience
  • Five (5) years in a management or leadership role
  • Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
  • Experience performing and supporting audit activities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with cost accounting on aerospace programs
  • Operational experience with ERP systems in production environment
  • Strong communication and written skills
  • Experience working and collaborating with DCAA/DCMA
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of DFARS 252.242-7004 MMAS Clause
  • Knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)


Salary Range: $139,000 USD - $218,300 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.