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Manager, Design Services (M3)

Requisition ID: R10109218

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Not Applicable (United States of America)
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Level 3 (M03) Manager to lead a Design Services Section within Baltimore’s Hardware Synergy organization.  This is a manager-of-managers position, overseeing 4 managers who lead ~ 50 employees.  

This section is currently comprised of 4 engineering teams responsible for parts and components management and production engineering. The parts and components management teams support requirements and documentation development and maintenance for supplier parts and assemblies.  They also support management of diminishing material sources, parts standards, issuing product alerts and confirming adherence to industry specifications.  The production engineering teams support the entire product life cycle from initial design documentation development through documentation support for fielded systems. These engineering groups support electronic and mechanical systems for airborne, ground based, shipboard and space applications. 

Role and Responsibilities

The position entails the following tasks in addition to manager responsibilities:

  • Support creation and onboarding of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) processes using a TeamCenter based infrastructure
  • Support implementation of PLM process changes.
  • Support process improvement initiatives
  • Develop proposal inputs and review proposal content for both internal and external customers
  • Maintain and ensure application of processes and guidelines within the section
  • Manage a budget and monitoring of indirect labor charging

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in Engineering or STEM field
  • Typical Minimum Education/Experience: 10 years with Bachelors in Science
  • Prior first level management experience
  • Demonstrated leadership of diverse and inclusive teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Candidate must have the demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment and possess strong presentation skills
  • Experience with TeamCenter and Siemens applications hosted on TeamCenter
  • Experience with product documentation development
  • US citizenship is required. Must be able to obtain and maintain at least a Secret Clearance

Preferred qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Engineering or STEM field
  • Secret or Top Secret clearance
  • Knowledge of product life cycle
  • Knowledge of radar systems and defense electronics
  • Knowledge of managing Diminishing Material Sources

Salary Range: $153,000 USD - $229,000 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.