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Manager, Engineering & Technical Services

Requisition ID: R10112386

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • Location Location: Amberley, Queensland, AUS   |  Pinkenba, Queensland, AUS +1 more
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: Australia Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret (NV1)
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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’re building something special here in Australia. Committed to safeguarding our Country’s future by solving the toughest problems in Aeronautics, Space , and Mission Systems, we’re investing in our business, growing our capabilities, and nurturing a great reputation as the place to be in Defence. ‘Defining Possible’ is our mantra and we are committed to making sure that’s as relevant for our people as for our customers.

Northrop Grumman as the sustainment provider for the KC-30A Enterprise is responsible for the delivery of superior operations support and platform steward leadership for the most optimal value-for-money performance for our customer.

Your Role

We are seeking a highly skilled Manager, Engineering & Technical Services to lead the KC-30A engineering team based at RAAF Amberley. A pivotal role this role requires strong leadership and management to ensure the delivery of superior engineering and technical services to the RAAF

Reporting to the Program Manager the Engineering and Technical Services Manager will also be responsible for leading the engineering, technical, and airworthiness tasks and is a senior and key member of the lead team and as part of the platform steward.

Partnering with the Commonwealth and Northrop Grumman key stakeholders, this role will assist in developing the vision, support strategy, and execution to meet the goals of both the Commonwealth and Northrop Grumman Australia.

About You

As an experienced Engineering Manager, you will bring a high level of commercial acumen, with a desire to drive best-practice outcomes. You will have expertise in engaging with the broader Engineering & Technical Services community along with your previous history of delivering superior engineering and technical Services to ensure maximum aircraft availability.

Having had significant experience with leading and managing teams in a Defence or Civil Aviation sector. Qualifications in leadership and management are important and the ability to hold and maintain a Defence security clearance is a must. Project Management qualifications and practical experience in a Defence Through-Life Support environment would also be ideal.

What we offer:

Whatever your role, life stage, or background, you can shape your career here in your way with highly challenging work, great colleagues, and career development, plus a range of flexible benefits and working patterns.

  • Professional Development Support – further education, leadership development, professional industry memberships, and unlimited access to a range of online training
  • Options for flexible & hybrid work including a 9-day fortnight
  • Up to 2 weeks of additional purchased annual leave
  • Salary packaging including novated car leases
  • Generous parental leave entitlements
  • Volunteer Leave
  • Health & Wellbeing program
  • Employee Assistance Program

Defining Possible means something different to each one of us. What’s Your Possible?

Everyone Matters

Doing the Right Thing and Sharing Success are two values underpinning how we behave at Northrop Grumman. Here, everyone matters and we proudly encourage individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply to join our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Note: As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, you will need to be an Australian Citizen. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable, so your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

This position reports to Amberley, Queensland, AUS, however, this position can also be worked from Pinkenba, Queensland, Queensland, AUS.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.

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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.