Manager Product Support 2- Technical Data Sub IPTMelbourne, FL

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 has an opening for a Manager Product Support 2, for Technical Data Sub IPT to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located onsite in Melbourne, Florida reporting to the Tech Publications Functional Site Lead, and will be a key member of the site program Product Support leadership team.

This leader will be responsible but not limited to:

  • Managing and coordinating all S1000D Technical Data program efforts and serve as primary POC for Tech Data team with NG Leadership and Government counterparts.

  • Understanding all the contractual requirements and taking accountability for the development, delivery, and sustainment of electronic technical publications to support operation and maintenance during all phases of development, test, and operations.

  • Identifying design and issue impacts across products and communicating to all logistics stakeholders.

  • Coordinates with suppliers to understand and resolve issues associated with technical publications analyses and products.

  • Reviews status of technical publications projects and budgets including EVMS indices; prepares and manages schedules and prepares status reports on the health of the projects.

  • Identifies risks and opportunities and coordinates with project teams to mitigate and retire risks.

  • Assesses issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.

  • Prepares briefings for management and develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and tools for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, suppliers and clients.

  • Responsible for the management of the Technical Data Team.

  • Provides direction to subordinates and publications subcontractor team.

  • Drive improved employee engagement and appreciation through verbal, written, and tangible recognition, events, and personal interactions.

  • Develop the team, train in methods and procedures, conduct performance appraisals, counsel employees, and make other personnel decisions as required.

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:

  • Must have a Bachelor's Degree AND 9 years of related professional/military experience that includes a background in Logistics, OR a Master's degree AND 7 years of related professional/military experience that includes a background in Logistics.

  • Must have active DoD Secret Clearance

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain special access program clearance (SAP)

  • Experience leading a technical publications team, either as a lead or manager.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Special Program Access (PAR)

  • Military aviation maintenance and/or pilot experience is preferred.

  • Previous experience managing the development, validation/verification, and sustainment of a S1000D Interactive Electronic Technical Manual (IETM) publications program.

  • Experience with military equipment manufacturing process & overall logistics processes from design to sustainment

  • Exceptional internal & external customer service skills

  • Forward thinking in Technical Publications processes, planning & tracking

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.