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Manager Aircraft Maintenance 1 / Second Shift (YUMA)

Requisition ID: R10110169

  • CategoryCategory: Flight Operations
  • LocationLocation: Yuma, AZ, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 2nd 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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems (NGDS), F-35 Sustainment HPSI Operating Unit, has an opening for a Manager Aircraft Maintenance 1 (Second Shift) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.  You will be assigned as a Manager Aircraft Maintenance 1 supporting F-35 organizational maintenance at MCAS Yuma.  Your Mission will be to support O-Level maintenance on the F-35.  Hybrid/Telework “May’ be available for this position. 

Your duties and responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Partners with the site Product Support Manager to lead and manage personnel, develop projects, programs, and procedures Contract Labor Support (CLS) /MRO&U operations. 
  • Functions as the focal point for all production efforts of CLS team. Assists the CLS Lead Aircraft Maintenance Manager in coordinating with customer and support agencies on all constraints, and risks that affect critical path milestones.
  • Develops, tracks, updates, and reports all aircraft status products/requirements for contracted work. Single point of contact to outside agencies for all aspects relating to maintenance support, resources, and special tooling.
  • Directs QA to initiate ARs outside the scope of planned maintenance tasks, tracks maintenance actions, and reports maintenance actions to the Lead Manager.
  • Collaborates with Product Support Manager, CLS Lead Manager, and LM Site Lead, on maintenance surges and scheduled changes to support CLS operations.
  • Participates in maintenance meetings with the unit or coordinates maintenance status briefings at the customer’s request.
  • Conducts safety briefings, assigns maintenance tasks to CLS employees, and addresses/ resolves problematic maintenance complexities that arise in the completion of maintenance actions.
  • Ability to provide temporary support to our other CLS locations and/or emerging deployments.
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays, and weekends and support on call status for 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week, 365 days a year. 


Basic Qualifications

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and 8 years of related experience. Will consider a Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years of related experience. Or, 2 with a Masters.
  • One year minimum as a Maintenance or Production Control Supervisor
  • Ability to read and interpret technical data and blueprint drawings.
  • Must be US Citizen.
  • Must have an Active Secret Clearance or higher with the ability to maintain.
  • Special Access Program clearance, as required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university relevant to the aviation industry such as, Aeronautics, Aviation Business Administration, Aviation Maintenance, Aerospace Engineering, Aerospace and Occupational Safety, Aerospace Engineering, Aerospace Physiology, Safety Management, Organizational Leadership, Business Management, or Business Administration.
  • 8 years’ experience supervising and assigning program workloads as well as duties for entire shifts of workers performing aircraft maintenance, repair, inspection, and modifications.
  • Experience with working multiple aircraft and programs simultaneously.
  • Lead Production Supervisor or Maintenance Control Supervisor experience
  • Experience forecasting manpower requirements, creating staffing plans, and creating material Bill of Materials (BOM) to support future work efforts.
  • Highly skilled in using MS Excel, Power Point, Word, etc.
  • Experience identifying and procuring consumables, HAZMAT, tooling, and spare parts required for specific operations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • F-35 Aircraft Maintenance and Operations Experience.
  • Prior Military Aviation and Aircraft Operations experience.

Salary Range: $83,300 USD - $124,900 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.