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Supplier Manufacturing Engineering Manager 2

Requisition ID: R10108127

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 25% 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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Supplier Manufacturing Engineer Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Planning, Requirements and Delivery team in the Global Supply Chain organization. This leadership role is located onsite in Melbourne, FL where on-site support is required.

In this role you will be responsible for technical management related to the acquisition of part and assemblies in support of the STRIKE division while developing excellent supply base relationships to respond to program, customer needs and concerns quickly. You also will support the development of Supplier Manufacturing Engineering labor estimates and develop processes to streamline and ensure robust execution of tasks. Provide staff to program needs, lead and evaluate performance of team members.  Conduct production readiness audits of supplier’s facilities to access risks.  Conduct technical evaluations of supplier proposals to determine fair and reasonableness and support supply chain negotiations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and coach a team of Supplier Manufacturing Engineers to ensure performance towards organizational goals.
  • Main technical focal point in the Global Supply Chain organization.
  • Own Supplier Tooling Manual Principles and Operating procedure to ensure supplier execution.
  • Own Request for Change and Information Process for the supply base
  • Flexibility and ability to travel (Up to 25%)

We offer flexible work arrangements, 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented leader to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 9 years manufacturing/production, engineering, and/or leadership experience
  • Understanding of GD&T, and manufacturing notes to manage change requests with suppliers.
  • Experience leading muti-disciplined manufacturing and engineering teams.
  • Capable to conduct audits and reviews with suppliers for capability assessments and rate readiness.
  • Working proficiency using SAP and MS Office software packages.
  • Must have an active DoD Secret or higher clearance (with a background investigation completed within the last 6 years or currently enrolled into Continuous Evaluation)..
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Special Access Programs clearance prior to the commencement of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science degree in engineering or manufacturing
  • Knowledge of tool design, configuration, and maintenance.
  • Experience with model-based programs (i.e. NX) 
  • Understanding of manufacturing and assembly processes of composites, metal parts and subsystems.
  • Experienced with ERP and accountability tools (SAP, MES, AssetSmart, etc)
  • Knowledge of FAR & DFAR requirements

Salary Range: $116,200 USD - $174,400 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.