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Mgr Structural Engineering 2

Requisition ID: R10051537

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Palmdale, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SAP
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for an Engineering Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA and will support the 4/10B (Tuesday to Friday) work schedule.

This position is for a Section Manager for the Palmdale Special Programs Structural Analysis engineering organization reporting to the Vehicle Design, Integration, and Structural Analysis Department Manager, Palmdale Site.   The section manager will lead a growing team of Structural Analysis engineers and will be responsible for leading all managerial tasks relevant to Vehicle Structural Analysis.

The section manager will work 80% of their time in the Vehicle Engineering Structural Analysis disciplines, as directed by the Vehicle Engineering program IPT Lead.  The manager will be responsible for establishing, maintaining, and facilitating communications, tasking, scheduling, and technical reviews with each individual contributor’s execution lead in Palmdale, CA. 

For functional home room support, approximately 20% of the SM’s time will be focused on recruiting, staffing, retaining talent, weekly team meetings, bi-weekly 1:1 meetings, and holding performance review discussions.  Supporting the Vehicle Design, Integration, & Structural Analysis Department Manager on the NGAS Community of Practice will be expected.

Technical responsibilities will include providing leadership and direction regarding analysis of both composite and metallic aircraft structures, oversight and direction in enforcing quality of analysis to meet program objectives.  Participate on RCCA as required.  Will have responsibility to ensure levied customer requirements regarding structural performance and weight threats are effectively managed within cost and schedule constraints.  Will provide technical oversight on structural analysis methodologies associated with MRB actives related to vehicle development, structural testing (static and fatigue) as required, and have technical oversight on sub-contract technical work interfacing with primary and/or secondary structures. 

The selected candidate will also support the technical oversight of structural analysis packages and act as the focal point for customer review activities while maintaining positive customer relations with continued customer interaction.

Basic Qualifications: 

• ABET accredited Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following: Mechanical Engineering/Aerospace Engineering/Civil Engineering along with 9 years of relevant experience, and/or Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering/Aerospace Engineering/Civil Engineering with 7 years of relevant experience.

• 7 years applicable Stress/Structural Analysis experience working on military or government projects. 

•  Current Active In-Scope DOD Secret (within 6 years of last investigation date) with the ability to obtain special program access.

Preferred Qualifications: 

•  Experience leading a structural analysis team or performing structural analysis within a fast-paced, manufacturing environment.

•  Experience working Special Access Programs

•  Demonstrated technical leadership and management experience

•  Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively interact with the customer and program management.
 


Salary Range: $143,500 USD - $215,300 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 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.