Northrop Grumman Engineering Manager (Packaging) 2 - Palmdale, CA in Palmdale, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on groundbreaking systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join efforts to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable commitment to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

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 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 create 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. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is seeking a highly qualified, mission orientedEngineering PackagingManager 2 with proven industry innovationto lead a team in Palmdale, CA.Responsibilities including (but not limited to) the following:

  • Designs, develops, and tests a wide variety of containers used for the protection, display, and handling of products.

  • Determines packaging specifications according to the nature of the product, cost limitations, legal requirements, and the type of protection required, considering need for resistance to such external variables as moisture, corrosive chemicals, temperature variations, light, heat, rough handling, and tampering.

  • Designs package exteriors considering such factors as product identification, sales appeal, aesthetic quality, printing and production techniques.

Responsibilities may alsoinclude documentation management and an understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).

Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers" video: http://www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideo

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts in packaging engineering or STEM, supply chain or related field

  • 5 years of directly related packaging, mechanical, aerospace, industrial or systems engineering and/or program/project management experience

  • 2 years of proven leadership performing as a lead or supervisor

  • Previous experience leading a technical/engineering team

  • Knowledge of Earned Value Management

  • Knowledge of budgetary principles

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Program or DoD Security clearance

  • APICS Certification CPIM/CSCP/CLTD

  • Lean principles training/certificate

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.