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Sector Calibration Manager 3

Requisition ID: R10111460

  • CategoryCategory: Technical Support
  • LocationLocation: Linthicum, MD, 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
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a dedicated Manager 3 for our Sector Calibration lab.

The Calibration Manager will:

  • Direct management and oversight of the Calibration Services across Mission systems; to include support for BWI, Troy Hill, ATL, Sykesville, Annapolis, Lanham
  • Calibration process owner for Mission Systems
  • Strong people leader and effective communicator
  • Provide technical guidance and leadership to Calibration Product and Service Organization
  • Maintains ISO/AS9100 compliance as well as established best practices and measurement guidelines set in place.
  • Acts as the key point of contact for senior leadership Calibration and Metrology
  • Interacts with Operations, Engineering, and other business functions requiring calibration and asset tracking support as necessary.
  • Beyond the leadership and operational responsibilities of the calibration team, this individual will apply job skills and company policies and procedures to complete a wide range of tasks and complete complex work assignments as needed.
  • Oversees measurement processes, methods, and procedures for calibration of inspection measurement and test equipment.
  • Familiarity with ISO17025-2015, ANSI Z540.1, and ANSI Z540.3
  • Provide oversight and management of Sure Cal as well as TEAMS Calibration database.
  • Understanding of the general calibration process and have an appreciation of the value and criticality that calibration and asset tracking provide to the business.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM discipline and 9+ years of related professional experience, or a master’s degree and 7+ years of related professional experience.

Preferred experience:

  • Experience leading teams.
  • Experience in Metrology, Aerospace Mfg background preferred.
  • Background in Metrology (ISO17025-2015, ANSI Z540.1, and ANSI Z540.3)
  • Strong understanding of AS9100/ISO9000 Quality Systems, Root Cause/Corrective Action methodologies, and Risk assessment


Salary Range: $126,200 USD - $189,400 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.