Manager Environmental Health and Safety 2 Elkton, MD

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 Defense Systems is currently seeking a Manager Safety, Health and Environmental 2 for our Elkton, Maryland location.

The Northrop Grumman Propulsion Systems and Controls (PS&C) location in Elkton, Maryland began solid-propellant rocket operations in 1948. Today, the Elkton PS&C facility designs, develops, and produces solid-propellant propulsion and ordnance systems in programs professionally managed for a wide variety of Government and commercial customers. The facility also serves as the hub for offsite engineering and test facilities in Ronkonkoma, NY and Palm Beach Gardens, FL . Elkton, Maryland is located on the Upper Chesapeake Bay, midway between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Discover charming small towns, parks with miles of trails, specialty and antique shops, award winning restaurants, and inns. You can hike, bike, camp, bird watch, ride horseback, or drop a fishing line. Five rivers, Chesapeake Bay and the C&D Canal can be explored by boat or by land. Experience panoramic views from Turkey Point Lighthouse on a bluff overlooking the Bay, or from the banks of the C&D Canal where ships from around the globe cruise.


  • Manage the Environmental, Health and Safety department.

  • Provide daily Management of the Environmental, Health and Safety Team including prioritizing efforts, costs and resources.

  • Coach, support, and motivate to ensure a high performing team.

  • Manage team budgets, schedules and resources to effectively meet business goals.

  • Ensure that all Elkton requirements for compliance to Environmental, Health and Safety regulations and laws are met.

  • Ensure that adequate risk identification and mitigation efforts are conducted.

  • Lead a safety culture, awareness and training effort, with significant focus on an established behavior based safety program.

  • Use safety data to organize value-added safety analysis.

  • Drive safety and environmental capital improvement projects.

  • Ensure that customer and DCMA expectations and requirements are successfully addressed. Ensure that safety, health and environmental personnel maintain the required skill level.

  • Ensure that application of HOPS and hazardous/energetic specific regulations are followed throughout PS&C.

  • Successfully integrate and work as a strategic partner to the other functional managers.

Success in this role will require sound scientific/technical judgment, innovative thinking and excellent interpersonal/management skills in order to plan, motivate and accomplish goals through your staff.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Safety or Engineering and 9 Years of experience or 7 years of experience with a Master's degree in Safety or Engineering

  • Prior leadership experience

  • Ability to effectively lead a diverse group of workers

  • Skill in assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.

  • Must be comfortable working closely with all levels of organization across multiple functions. Practical application of safety and environmental standards and regulations.

  • Communication skills to transfer knowledge to various audiences, selling concepts and presenting well.

  • Strong coordination and organizational abilities

  • Ability to acquire a Security Clearance which requires US Citizenship as a pre-requisite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Secret Clearance

  • Background and knowledge in Energetics operations .

This position falls under a Federal Explosives License issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for this location. Candidates hired into this role will be required to complete and submit an Employee Possessor Questionnaire to ATF for approval to be a possessor.

Salary Range: $116,600 - $175,000

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.

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.