Northrop Grumman Manager Engineering 2 in Azusa, California
Supervisory or management responsibilities for projects engaged in research and/or product development in more than one engineering discipline.
The Test Engineering Department is seeking a multi-discipline functional manager in Azusa, CA to manage department daily operations and lead a team responsible for environmental test facilities and test operations.
Approximately 20% of the manager's time will be spent performing functional management activities including:
Management of a team consisting of approximately 10-15 test engineers
Coordination of job assignments with program IPT leads,
Maintenance of department processes,
Perform mentoring, performance evaluation, coordinating activities and staffing and career development of department members
Assuring consistent application of common tools and processes are used by team members across programs.
The remaining balance of the manager's time will be spent supporting RF and IR programs, by performing test engineering tasks including procedure reviews and test execution.
The successful candidate will be self-directed, organized, with good problem-solving skills, able to perform effectively despite concurrent work tasks.
BS Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) discipline and 5 years of related experience
Demonstrated leadership experience on a project or team
Strong understanding of Test Engineering discipline
Proficient developing quality Test Procedures
Experience presenting and interfacing with customers and program leadership
Proficient with standard Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project)
Ability to evaluate proposal inputs (effort and task descriptions)
Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance. U.S. Citizenship is required.
Experience managing people and projects
Experience mentoring new hires and junior engineers and encouraging employee engagement
Hands on experience maintaining a vacuum facility.
Read mechanical and electrical drawings
Experience with diagnosing and troubleshooting thermal test equipment
Experience with thermal vacuum testing with extensive knowledge of chamber operations and maintenance
Strong working knowledge of thermal test equipment including pumps (rough, cryo, turbo), valves, heaters, PLC systems, leak detectors, QCM's, RGA'
Experience working with liquid and gaseous nitrogen storage and pumping systems
Experience with calibrated equipment and metrology
Background in other environmental test areas (vibration)
Experience with writing, reviewing and interpreting technical documentation including test procedures and drawings
Experience with contamination monitoring and leak checking equipment and methods
Experience with data acquisition systems and software applications related to thermal testing
Experience with and understanding of configuration management with regard to hardware, documents and software
Experience with and understanding of risk management
Knowledge of Earned Value Management System techniques
Active Secret security clearance
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