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Occupational Health Safety Manager 2

Requisition ID: R10081680

  • Category IconCategory: Environmental, Health & Safety
  • Location IconLocation: Palmdale, 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, 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.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and encourages a diverse and engaged team. You build trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver perfection, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their highest. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You build and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results. Is this you? Keep reading!!!

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems is seeking an experienced Occupational Safety and Health Manager 2 for the Palmdale, California manufacturing and integration site and associated sites in the Antelope Valley.  This position will report to the site Environmental, Safety, Health and Medical Manager and manage a team of health and safety professionals with a focus on regulatory compliance, injury prevention and occupational health services. 

Responsibilities include developing and implementing injury prevention programs, developing compliance strategies for new and existing health and safety regulations and/or company policies, and supporting planning for changes in physical facilities to meet regulatory requirements.

Specific functional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Engagement and consultation with site leadership to foster a safety and health culture across the site.
  • Collaboration with site ESHM Managers to harmonize company ESHM policies and procedures.
  • Leading serious injury investigations and interfacing with regulatory agencies and oversight organizations such as OSHA, US Air Force and CalOSHA during inspections and audits.
  • Developing and providing safety related training programs for touch labor, engineers and management.
  • Manage occupational health programs including industrial hygiene monitoring and surveillance.
  • Manage site Medical unit that provides routine employee occupational health screening and treatment of minor injuries.
  • Manage department budget and identifying opportunities for process improvement and cost reduction.
  • Providing input to federal and state regulators through trade associations and industry groups for the writing and revision of regulations.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 6 years of occupational health and safety or related experience or 10 years of occupational health and safety or related experience in lieu of a bachelor’s degree.
  • 2-3 years of Leadership/ Supervisory or Lead experience
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain Special Program Access

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in environmental health or occupational safety.
  • Previous DoD, Military or Aerospace facilities experience.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)


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.