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Manager Manufacturing Systems Engineering 2

Requisition ID: R10093546

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: El Segundo, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • 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.

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. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You craft and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their highest level. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You craft and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results. If this is YOU...keep reading!

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Manager Manufacturing Systems Engineering 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in El Segundo, CA.

Essential Functions:

  • The Manufacturing Systems Engineer develops requirements, performs technical planning, manufacturing system development/integration, verification and validation, and evaluates cost (implementation, savings and return on investment) and implementation/program risk impacts.
  • Manufacturing systems engineers follow projects through all manufacturing readiness level phases: concept development, design, fabrication/assembly/test at lab level, production environment demo, full production operations implementation, sustainment/maintenance/ continuous improvement.
  • These projects focus on advanced and emerging manufacturing capabilities/digital technologies with the goal of improving overall production manufacturing quality, span times/time to market and reduce cost. Leads project technical proposal/SOW writing & estimating while ensuring systemic conversion of requirements to design, implementation and production validations. 
  • Manages project cost and schedule through all phases and execution of transition to production activities of the developed systems to program and functional manufacturing spaces. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM field and 6 years of relevant professional experience (4 years with a Master's degree) 
  • 3 years of leadership experience
  • This position requires an Active DOD Secret Clearance, with investigation completed within the last 5 years, as well as ability to obtain/maintain Program Special access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Functional management experience in a position responsible for staffing, hiring, training and development, status reporting, and processes conformance.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A strong understanding of material science and manufacturing processes in general
  • 3 yr min Experience with additive manufacturing processes including powder bed fusion, directed energy deposition, and material extrusion.
  • Experience developing additive manufacturing technologies (including machines and/or materials) for metals, polymers, and composite manufacturing
  • Familiarity with non-destructive testing for aerospace grade materials and processes
  • Experience and ability to use MS Project to manage technology development projects
  • Experience in aerospace materials allowables development
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of applied statistics and designs of experiments (DOEs)
  • Knowledge of aerospace thermoplastics including, PEEK, PEAK, PEI, etc., and experience additively processing the materials
  • Experience in non-destructive testing techniques used in aerospace production
  • Experience in chemical engineering, and aerospace-grade polymers
  • Experience with quality assurance protocols within aerospace industries
  • Experience in proposal development in military aerospace, and experience in customer funded program execution
  • Experience interfacing with military aerospace customers
  • 3 yr min experience with program management and execution (including task, schedule, and budget)
  • Experience in leading multidisciplinary team to fulfill NCTA and CRAD program goals 
  • Familiarity with the requirements definition and understanding of the manner in which these requirements drive implementation 

Salary Range: $147,800 USD - $221,800 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.