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Northrop Grumman Section Manager - Structural Analysis Engineering in El Segundo, California



At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Structural Analysis Engineering Section Manager - 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The Structural Analysis Section Manager is responsible for both functional management and technical supervision of the structural analysis engineering teams in El Segundo, CA.

Essential Functions:

Functional management includes ensuring the people, processes, and tools are in place to meet program cost, schedule, and technical performance requirements. The manager is responsible for staffing decisions, training, employee development, performance evaluation, compensation decisions, employee career development, and corrective or disciplinary actions when required. In the functional role, the section manager reports directly to the Vehicle Engineering Structural Analysis Department Manager.

As a structural analysis technical contributor to both programs, the section manager is responsible for providing technical input, and oversight where appropriate, for the teams executing analysis of metallic and composite primary and secondary structure, subsystem integration, durability and damage tolerance, material allowable development, structural modelling, and airworthiness certification among others. The manager will be accountable alongside the Program Structures Leads for schedule, budget, and technical performance of structural analysis tasks. The manager will also be responsible for oversight of technical reviews, drawing/BTP release support, special projects, trade studies, sustaining activities, MRB, and major customer reviews.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

This position requires approximately 10% travel.

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Job Category : Engineering