Manager Manufacturing Engineering 2 - Active DoD Secret Security Clearance RequiredClearfield, UT

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 Aeronautics Systems sector is looking for a Manager Manufacturing Engineering 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Clearfield, Utah where technology and teamwork come together.

The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Manufacturing Engineering / Tooling organization working in a collaborative environment while promoting a positive and proactive teamwork environment.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of Manufacturing Engineers for the creation of manufacturing bill of materials, manufacturing processes and procedures, and production layouts

  • Design sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance

  • Adapt machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions

  • Incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan

  • Inspect performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality

  • Develop manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control and may develop those techniques

  • Provide mentorship to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques

  • Ensure processes and procedures are compliant with regulations and engineering specifications

  • Drive the team to support the production floor in a liaison role. These activities include answering assist calls from technicians, processing of MRB tags, performing root cause corrective action, and be responsive to keep production moving

  • Be a technical liaison and support to other functions within the programs and is an integral member of the ME homeroom

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 7 years of manufacturing engineering or related experience; OR a Master's Degree and 5 years of manufacturing engineering or related experience; OR a PhD and 3 years of manufacturing engineering or related experience

  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance and the ability to obtain and maintain special program access within a reasonable period of time as determined by the needs of the business

  • Prior experience leading people or projects

  • Experience with composite bonded structure and assemblies (Composite skin and assemblies SOW)

  • Understanding of MRB and root cause analysis and corrective action

  • Ability to work on the manufacturing floor

  • Ability to work one of the following shifts and flex as the business needs require - weekdays, weekday nights, weekend days, or weekend nights

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) discipline

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Excel and PowerPoint

  • Prior experience operating in a dynamic environment of increasing production schedules and high delivery rates

  • Siemens NX, Team Center, SAP, and Manufacturing Execution

  • System Integration and Test equipment and techniques into production lines

  • Low Observable manufacturing techniques

  • Lean Manufacturing experience

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and presentation skills to communicate effectively at all levels of management and to individual contributors

What We Offer

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation -- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!


Salary Range: $108,400 - $162,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.