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Steam Turbine Testing Supervisor 2

Requisition ID: R10051239

  • Category IconCategory: Manufacturing and Production
  • 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: Any (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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 Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Steam Turbine Testing Supervisor 2 based in Sunnyvale, CA.

What you’ll get to do:

  • Manage the Test Facility Operating Team and oversee Test Facility Operations in support of Test Campaigns and individual component testing for quality; and to maximize schedule and cost performance.
  • Manage the support for all aspects and phases of Test operations from inception through completion.
  • Responsible for the cost and schedule performance of Operations programs and/or subsystems of major programs in the Test areas.
  • Monitors and drives adherence to master plans and schedules, cost performance to budgets. Provides cost and schedule performance data/status as requested.
  • Identifies process problems and working with Manufacturing Test Engineering develops solutions.
  • Directs the work of assigned Employees.  Interfaces with Employee representatives as required.  Conducts performance reviews with Employees and provides timely feedback on performance.
  • Coordinate, Maintain and track Employee Training/Certifications as required.
  • Work with Manufacturing Test Engineering of the Preparation, Maintenance and Operation of the Test Facilities.  Assist in facility planning, maintenance and improvements.




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Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with 7+ years of experience; Master's with 5+ years of experience; PhD with 2+ years of experience (4 additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree).
  • Supervisory or team lead experience in the operation and maintenance of a boiler steam plant system.
  • Understanding of SAP.
  • Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques.
  • Ability to work first/day shift or second/swing shift.
  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a Secret clearance.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques.
  • Experience managing union represented workforce.
  • US Naval or Civilian management experience in the safe operation and maintenance of a boiler steam generation system (certified steam plant operator or licensed to operate a high pressure steam plant) is strongly desired.
  • Experience as a Tester B  "journeyman tester".
  • Experience in metallurgy.
  • Knowledge and experience in welding processes, general machining and precision large industrial assembly. 
  • US Naval Machinist Mate experience.

Salary Range: $107,800 USD - $161,800 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

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.