Mgr Engineering 2

Requisition ID: 21003866

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Vandenberg AFB, California
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes –May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • 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.
Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures. Job Summary: Candidate shall possess a solid background in engineering and have an understanding of system-level manufacturing concepts as they apply to mechanical integration and electrical test of complex systems.  Duties will require daily contact with space launch vehicle hardware and solid rocket motors.  Candidate will be responsible for leading the integration and test engineering team, providing leadership in the final system-level integration and test of air launched and ground launched target vehicles.  Specific duties may include: direct the development of detailed work instructions, processes and procedures for the assembly and test of launch vehicle systems; ensure consistent application of assembly processes and philosophies across all products; coordinate integration activities and schedules with Production and Operations management, program engineers and various customer organizations; ensure hardware defects and test anomalies are properly identified and documented; develop and implement robust and effective corrective actions; identify and champion continuous improvement opportunities; develop manpower forecasts to meet the needs of the Operations organization; responsible for all aspects of employee performance management for direct report employees.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.  Ability to communicate with engineers and managers from various backgrounds and across other functional organizations is required. Occasional business travel required. This position requires a current/active secret/Dod clearance

Basic Qualifications: Minimum of 10 years directly related experience and a Bachelors degree

This position requires a current/active secret/Dod clearance
Preferred Qualifications:


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 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?

We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.