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Aircraft Maintenance Manager 2

Requisition ID: R10066825

  • Category IconCategory: Flight Operations
  • Location IconLocation: Mojave, 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: 1st Shift (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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for an Aircraft Maintenance Manager for Flight Test Engineering in multiple locations; Mojave Desert & Fox Airfield.

This position will oversee the maintenance, servicing, repair and overhauling of multiple aircraft and aircraft systems associated with several programs based at Mojave, Ca and Fox Airfield in the Antelope Valley. The selected candidate will be responsible for ensuring that assigned aircraft are maintained and serviced in accordance with company policy and associated aircraft tech orders and maintenance schedules. Day to day responsibilities include direct supervision of the staff, managing assignments, coordinating cost and schedule with Program leadership and budgets, and securing parts and materials as necessary.

Daily responsibilities include:

Manage/ Monitor day to day assignments and activities of nonexempt and entry level exempt employees to ensure technical compliance.  Ensure all work is done to company and FAA standards and safety is a top priority.  Support planning, scheduling, and budget estimating to meet program expectations.  Work with functional and program leadership to ensure proper staffing and performance goals.  Maintain hangars and facilities per company, safety, and ESH&M standards

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree and 9 years aerospace experience with at least 4 years of flight test experience or High School diploma and 11 years of aerospace experience with at least 4 years of flight test experience

  • Must have an Active DOD Secret clearance or higher

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Previous management/ supervision experience

  • Knowledge of Flight Test standards for quality, environmental, and safety policies

  • Experience with working multiple aircraft and programs simultaneously

  • A&P License


Salary Range: $118,600 USD - $178,000 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.