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MANAGER, CAD/CAM Engineering 2

Requisition ID: R10065537

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Sunnyvale, 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.

We are looking for you to join our team as a CAD CAM Engineering Manager 2 based out of Sunnyvale, CA. In this role at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide Hardware Engineering Organization. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, Agile practices and robust engineering, we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter.  Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation.  The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.

What you’ll get to do:

This position focuses on the management of the CAD (Computer Aided Design) drafting group within the Sunnyvale Marine Systems Engineering Department. Primary responsibilities include managing up to 12 direct reports to create solid models and drawings using CREO with Windchill and NX with Teamcenter, develop 2D/3D layouts, create detailed manufacturing drawings and revise existing models, drawings and electronic images. You will apply knowledge of design, modeling and drawing practices and guide your team to solve design issues with the Engineering team.  The drafting group is a represented team (union), and onsite presence is required.

Your responsibilities include

  • Manage workflow in the team to meet cost budgets and schedule deadlines
  • Maintaining appropriate staffing levels that commensurate with dynamic workloads. Coordinate drafting needs with engineering managers, project engineers and programs managers
  • Establishing and maintaining standards and procedures for generation of models and associated drawings
  • Collaborate with configuration management to ensure proper data configuration control, managing CAD Software configuration
  • Plan and manage employee training and development, and employee performance evaluation
  • Develop and collect metrics to support cost estimating for future work
  • Develop plan to increase first time quality of group and conform to ASME requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a technical field with a minimum of 5 years of related experience or AA/AS in STEM field and 10 years of related experience.
  • Must have demonstrated leadership and teambuilding capabilities.
  • Fundamental Configuration Management Principles
  • Experience with CAD Modeling in CREO and NX. Experience with PLM system, Windchill and Teamcenter 
  • Thorough understanding of Model Based Engineering (MBE)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.

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 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.