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Sentinel (GBSD) Mechanical Engineering Manager 1- 8549

Requisition ID: R10068213

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Roy, Utah, 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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Mechanical Engineer Manager 1 in support of the CLT Launch Equipment Interconnects and Signal Distribution design and integration activities. This position will be with our Northrop Grumman Space Systems sector located in Roy, UT.

What You'll get to Do:
The selected candidate will be responsible for development, production and deployment of Launch Equipment hardware and systems for each weapon system facility.

Researches, plans, designs and develops mechanical products and systems such as instruments, controls, robots, engines, machines and mechanical, thermal hydraulic or heat transfer systems for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy. Applies research to the planning, design, development, and testing of mechanical and/or electromechanical systems, instruments, controls, engines, and/or machines.

Roles & Responsibilities:
• Developing innovative solutions and elaborating on design concepts
• Determining the technical principles involved, identifying the design path forward and engineering characteristics to ensure consistency with the specifications and requirements
• Generate documentation and brief effectively and clearly to multiple program boards and leadership
• Support all phases of the systems lifecycle including design, drawings, fabrication, test, installation, operation, and maintenance
• Interface directly with the USAF customer regarding cost, schedule, and technical status/progress
• Ability to manage customer expectations and maintain consistent scope of work
• Provide clear directives and oversight to suppliers
• Reward and foster culture for employees to learn and grow
• N6Report to functional and program management hierarchy
• Ability to prioritize critical activities and plan/communicate these priorities to contractors and team members
• Plan and arrange the labor and schedules required to maintain on-time/ on-budget delivery of CDRL products
• Support the management of requirements and spec tree developments as well as direct system performance analyses
• Position may require travel 10% of the time

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
- Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
- 401k
- Educational Assistance
- Life Insurance
- Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
- Paid Time Off
- Health & Wellness Resources
- Employee Discounts

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in STEM - Science, Technology, Engineer, Math or related area (Mechanical Engineering or Degrees with a focus in Structural Analysis highly preferred) with at least 1 year experience leading a project as a technical lead and/or driving performance against schedule for program execution
• Experience with Earned Value Management System (EVMS)
• Experience in NX Modeling
• Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:  
• Exposure to missile programs and/or ICBM MMIII Legacy Systems
• Experience with ABAQUS, FEMAP, and ANSYS tools

• Proficient writer and able to verbally communicate technical content
• Experience with programming languages such as MATLAB
• Experience with Team Center (CPLM) and the Product Definition Package (PDP) release process
• Proficient with Earned Value Management System (EVMS)
• Experience with requirements management and model-based systems engineering principles
• Experience in NX, DOORS, CAMEO, Jira and Confluence
• A current DoD Secret clearance granted or re-investigated within last 6 years


Salary Range: $93,800 USD - $140,800 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.