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Engineering Operations Manager

Requisition ID: R10096682

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Top 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.

We are seeking a cleared or clearable Engineering Operations Manager to focus on the day-to-day operations of a 400-person engineering team.  The Engineering Operations Manager works with site leadership to ensure we are successfully executing for today and strategically planning for tomorrow. The opportunity provides for personal growth and learning opportunities by working closely with leadership across multiple sites as the face of the engineering senior management team.

The Cincinnati location is part of Northrop Grumman’s Mission Systems sector and works with various government organizations designing and building custom hardware and software solutions. We are mission focused pushing the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. We maintain a vibrant small business culture while collaborating within the larger organization utilizing a large extent of resources and expertise. You get to know your teammates and work with them closely while also collaborating with Engineering Operations Managers at other locations.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop, plan, and conduct site wide engineering initiatives and strategies

  • Track site staffing plan, progress, and needs

  • Run Agile for Business processes

  • Develop and deliver material for department meetings

  • Analyze engineering staffing forecast vs demand

  • Study and review labor charging trends

  • Identify, plan, and track capital purchases

  • Develop and manage site wide engagement initiatives

Basic Qualifications:

  • Degree in Engineering with 5 years of engineering experience

  • This position requires strong expertise in the following:

    • Communications Skills (both verbal and written)

    • Data Analytics

    • Project Management

    • Ability to Multitask

    • Microsoft Office – especially Excel

  • Ability to track group tasking and drive to closure

  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret Clearance is required

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Active Top Secret Clearance

  • Confluence/JIRA – Agile Processes

  • Engineering Management Experience

  • Experience with a Workload Forecasting Tool

This position offers benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k matching, 9/80 schedule, flexible work arrangement, and learning opportunities.

  • The 9/80 Schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off. Other schedules (e.g. 4/10 schedule) may be considered.

  • This is an on-site position however there may be opportunities for occasional remote work

  • We encourage personal growth through our educational assistance, career development, and training programs

Salary Range: $134,500 USD - $201,000 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.