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Northrop Grumman Mgr Mechanical Engineering 2 in Chandler, Arizona

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 Space Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman Space System Sector is looking for an experienced Manager Mechanical Engineering 2 to join the Mechanical Engineering team within Launch Vehicles at the Chandler, AZ facility.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the overall efforts of approximately 30 people, including 4 managers.

  • Responsible for managing technical, schedule, cost, and resources across all areas in engineering and CAD across our Space Launch Vehicle product lines (Antares, Minotaur I/II/IV, Pegasus). This includes identifying and addressing program risks to ensure launch success, mentoring staff in problem solving, facilitating technical solutions based on heritage and similar vehicles, providing staff with the appropriate resources to solve problems, tracking Program and Department schedules, working to identify key parameters and metrics to increase efficiency and reduce Program costs, plan manpower requirements, and performing quarterly and annual performance reviews of staff.

  • Will provide direction and guidance in the areas of responsibility, perform validation (when necessary) of a variety of specific professional engineering tasks of an analysis, design, or test nature.

  • Apply theoretical knowledge and engineering techniques to the solution of various engineering problems.

  • Select and/or modify proven methods, mathematical formulas, previous design and test information, handbook data or other available information related to the assignment.

  • Candidate must be able to provide direction and address issues using skills obtained in the field of Mechanical Engineering preferably as it relates to missile and space systems.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have prior Manager experience in the field of Launch Vehicles.

  • Ability to perform fundamental analytical modeling techniques and prepare written analyses is required.

  • U.S. citizenship required and the ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS) in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, Physics. MSME, MSAE preferred.

  • Minimum of eight years of experience in aerospace or related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

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.

Job Category : Engineering