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Engineering Manager 3 – Product Development and Production

Requisition ID: R10095447

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Plymouth, MN, 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: No
  • 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.

Armament Systems, a Business Unit of Northrop Grumman - Defense Systems Sector, is seeking an Engineering Manager 3, to join our team in Plymouth, MN.

Responsibilities of this role:

Lead the Product Development Complex (PDC) team of managers, engineers and technicians within the Production Engineering department.  This Engineer Manager role reports directly to the Director of Production Engineering.

Specific responsibilities and desired experience include:

  • Effectively lead a diverse team of managers, engineers, and technicians in a dynamic product development environment.

  • Drive Team technical excellence within the PDC. 

  • Balance PDC group workload and staffing requirements to meet current and future program needs. 

  • Coach direct reports in the areas of career development, performance, and teamwork.   Provide training and development opportunities.  Provide continual feedback and hold mid-year and end-of-year performance communications .

  • Have experience with fast paced agile team engagement on multiple programs.

  • Maintain a “learning organization” where each team member is expected to teach and learn.

  • Plan, execute and manage department budget

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Position requires a minimum of 13 years of experience.  Would consider a Bachelor of Science in Engineering with 9 years of experience, MS with 7 years of experience or a PHD with 4 years of experience.

  • 6 years of Engineering experience in both product development and production environments.

  • Previous Team management and/or Integrated Product Team (IPT) leadership experience.

  • Must be a US Citizen and able to acquire a DoD Secret Security Clearance

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Production/Development of defense products including technical, manufacturing, cost, and schedule aspects.

  • Experience working with customer engineering (U S Government), vendors and subcontractors.

  • Proven track record of working with individuals, as well as teams, at various levels and disciplines.

  • Department team leadership, supervisory, and/or people management experience.

Salary Range: $153,000 USD - $229,400 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.