Manager Structural Engineering 3Corinne, 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 Space Systems - Propulsion Systems Division is currently seeking a Manager Structural Engineering 3 and a Manager Systems Engineering 3 to provide leadership to our Loads and Environments Analysis Engineering team and our Systems Engineering Execution Team at Propulsion Systems Promontory & Bacchus, Utah Campus.

Role Description & Responsibilities:

The Manager s Engineering 3 will be responsible for the team's technical execution and standards, employee hiring and development, workflow processes, and program/project support for the Loads and Environments Analysis and Systems Engineering team. The qualified candidate must be able to effectively lead a team of highly skilled analysis engineers in delivery of technical products and associated risks, manage team workloads across multiple programs, improve team standard methods, ensure product quality control, and provide an example of company standards. Th ese role s will report to the Director of Systems Engineering.

Job Duties:

  • Provide leadership, direction and management of the Loads and Environments Analysis and Systems Engineering team

  • Drive technical excellence by upholding technical standards, identifying technical risks, and leading development of new methods

  • Champion company values, including safety, inclusion and diversity, standard methods and continuous improvement

  • Lead problem solving and failure investigations in relation to team technical issues

  • Manage employee workload and team resources

  • Support employee development and provide performance appraisals

  • Hire talented individuals to contribute to the team

  • Generate improvements to team/company work processes

  • Drive timely and clearly communicated decisions and recommendations

  • Resolve conflict

  • Provide programs with technical results and associated risks within cost and schedule

  • Support new business opportunities (proposals, scope definition, BOEs, etc.)

Experience Requirements:

  • Supervisory: Candidate must have a minimum of 2 years of formal or informal supervisory/ management/ team management/ leadership experience

  • Strong understanding and broad application of analysis engineering toolsets and methods

  • Strong understanding of solid rocket motor system physics, design and testing

  • Ability to travel: Travel expectation of 5% - 10%

Experience Preferred:

  • Strong understanding of the Loads and Environments methods (Mechanical Vibration, Acoustics, Finite Element Analysis, Time Series Data Analysis, Vibration Testing) and Systems Engineering (requirements, verification, MBSE, ICDs)

  • Engineering leadership experience in solid rocket motor development and qualification

  • Demonstrated experience with internal and external customers

  • Employee talent identification and development

  • 10 years in analysis engineering methods.

  • Masters in engineering

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience with team leadership and critical decision making skills

  • Strong understanding and broad application of PSD engineering systems (engineering standards, configuration management, uncertainty analysis, workflow, resource management, software, etc.)

  • Demonstrated experience in generating analyses and associated risks

  • Management of engineering discipline supporting multiple development and qualification programs

  • Strong sense of urgency and work ethic in ensuring engineering meets customer and program expectations in a timely and efficient manner

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including demonstrated experience with high value customer presentations

  • Demonstrated team leadership skills - leader of significant technical projects, analysis tools or failure investigations

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills


  • BS degree in Engineering and 9 years, MS and 7 years or PhD and 4 years of experience

  • Must be a U.S citizen

Salary Range: $156,000 - $234,000

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.