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Strategic Weapons Systems (Bangor, WA) Field Site Leader (M3)

Requisition ID: R10111077

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Silverdale, WA, 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
  • 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 Marine Systems-Silverdale, WA specializes in the material sustainment and support of the U.S. Navy’s Ohio class submarine ballistic missile launchers and associated launcher support equipment and is seeking a Field Site Manager at our location on Naval Base Kitsap, WA. 


What You'll Get to Do:

·         Oversee and manage the Northrop Grumman field site operations at Naval Base Kitsap, WA and at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, WA.

·         Directly supervise 3 managers: The Production Engineering Manager, Technician Manager, Waterfront Operations Manager, a casual (part time) employee and Administrative Assistant and a team of about 30 full time employees.

·         Develop and foster a team environment. Be an example of Northrop Grumman’s leadership values and behaviors.

·         Ensure all Level of Effort contractual obligations are completed on time and to cost.

·         Earn all incentives without compromising safety or violating procedural compliance.

·         Manage direct charge and indirect charge labor hours with no overages. Keep supervisor informed of schedule and cost challenges that negatively affect labor costs.

·         Develop and sustain customer relationships through personal meetings, email, and phone calls.

·         Be responsive to all customer requests.

·         Ensure all Explosive Wharf Operations, Special Testing, and Routine and Emergent submarine launcher repairs are conducted expeditiously and to work specifications.

·         Ensure the field site is well trained, cross trained, and able to provide the technical expertise to troubleshoot and repair submarine launchers and all launcher support equipment.

·         Ensure the field site has a meaningful training plan that develops skills and creates talent depth in all positions.

·         Keep supervisor informed of all significant submarine launcher or launcher support equipment casualties and estimated time to repair. Include periodic updates until repairs are complete.

·         Ensure all engineering decisions made for any non-conformances of launcher equipment are communicated to the customer with recommendations for resolution.

·         Ensure all equipment configuration changes are done to work specifications; prepare for and professionally execute equipment cross decking from the Ohio class submarines.

·         Ensure a safe work environment that complies with U.S. Navy, Northrop Grumman, and OSHA standards. Maintain and track appropriate metrics to monitor trends.

·         Ensure all operators have required licenses; all necessary certifications and qualifications are maintained.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree with 10 years of management experience
  • Familiarization with strategic weapons systems or U.S. Navy Combat Systems and Weapons Systems
  • Secret Clearance Required

Salary Range: $139,000 USD - $208,400 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.