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Manager Manufacturing Engineering 2- Active DoD Required

Requisition ID: R10113115

  • 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, 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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Manufacturing Engineering Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Manufacturing Engineering/Tooling organization. This leadership role is located in Melbourne, FL.

This manager is part of an Integrated Product Team (IPT) to develop and field exciting aeronautics products. They are responsible for ensuring the Manufacturing Engineers have the tools and plan to execute their job.  Assignments and metrics assigned to track team’s progress must be maintained in compliance to performance objectives.  This manager will be responsible for supporting the design of subsystems integration and maintenance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of 12 – 15 Manufacturing Engineers for the creation of Manufacturing Bill of Materials, manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling.

  • Design sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance.

  • Adapt machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions.

  • Incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan.

  • Inspects performance of aircraft subsystems, components, assemblies, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality.

  • Develop manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control, and may develop those techniques.

  • Provide guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize tools, equipment, and manufacturing techniques.

  • Ensure processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations and engineering specifications.

  • Responsible for ensuring day-to-day ME tasks are executed by team.

  • Ensures adequate staffing and earned value meets program performance expectations.

We offer flexible work arrangements, 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, educational assistance, 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 people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change.

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor's of Science Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) and 7 years of experience in aviation, aeronautics, maintenance or manufacturing/production or a Masters of Science Degree in STEM and 5 years of experience in aviation, aeronautics, maintenance or manufacturing/production

- 3 years of leadership/management experience

- Experience in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

- Active DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher that has been granted / renewed within the last 5 1/2 years or in a continuous evaluation.

- Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance prior to the commencement of employment


Preferred Qualifications:

- Master's Degree in STEM

- 5 years of leadership/management experience

- Prior experience operating in a dynamic environment of increasing production schedules and high delivery rates

- Low Observable manufacturing techniques

- System Integration and Test equipment and techniques into production lines

- Composite bonded structure and assemblies

- Siemens NX, TeamCenter, SAP, and Manufacturing Execution Systems

Salary Range: $105,600 USD - $158,400 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.