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Materials and Processes Engineering Manager 2

Requisition ID: R10065091

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

We are seeking a Material and Process Engineering Mgr 2, to work in either Space Park / Redondo Beach, CA or Palmdale, CA. The M&P Mgr will support the 1st shift, 9/80 work schedule.

The M&P Section Manager is responsible for the F35 M&P organization which performs materials, and process engineering/management across the F35 Program supporting all aspects of design and production integration.  This person is responsible for the selection, qualification, processing, and testing of all M&P employed to meet mission requirements.  The applicant will have a strong background in the parts, materials, and assembly processes as this background is necessary to support design, fabrication, and integration activities.  

In addition to technical qualifications, the F35 M&P Section Manager must possess excellent communication skills as they will be the primary M&P interface with multiple subcontractors as well as with program and customer management.  The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in leading technical teams on complex and large integration programs along with a strong background in materials and process engineering.  This role also includes functional management and CAM oversight responsibilities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Material Science, OR Materials Engineering, OR Chemical Engineering, or closely related technical discipline with a minimum 9 years relevant work experience to include Leadership and PM&P on large military programs or similar.

  • Must have an active DoD Secret (or higher) clearance level

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience in Program/Functional Leadership on technical teams

  • 6 years of experience in Parts, Materials and Processes (PM&P) type work on large military programs or similar”
  • Experience managing cost, schedule and performance of large government technical statements of work

  • Experience in Materials selection and qualification for Aeronautics program

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills of the English language is desired

Salary Range: $130,500 USD - $195,700 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.