Manager Engineering Sciences Support 2 Redondo Beach, CA

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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Strategic Space Systems Division has an opening for an Engineering Manager 2- Metrology Services to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California.

The selected candidate will manage the Northrop Grumman Redondo Beach Metrology Services Department . They will be responsible for manage a diverse organization of 20+ employees who test, calibrate, maintain and repair physical dimensional measuring and verification and certification test equipment (M&TE) to ensure contractual requirements are met. Tasks include staffing, employee development, establishing and implementing policy, program support, increasing organizational competitiveness and ensuring adequate laboratory technical capability. Required skills include exceptional communication with all levels of personnel from entry level to senior leadership as well as external and internal customers.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide leadership and direction to team, ensuring sufficient statement of work, manage workload effectively including; quality, cost, scheduling, subcontracting, cycle time, productivity and efficiency

  • Manage employee performance and engagement including engagement strategies for both high and low performers

  • Act as the first point of contact for program technical issues with regard to calibrated Physical Dimensional and Verification Certification Lab measurement & test equipment

  • Manage and support workload and employees for up to one or more small offsite satellite calibration laboratories

  • Support 2nd shift operations

  • Participate in recruiting and hiring activities supporting the Metrology Services department

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics)

  • 5 years of previous experience in leading a lab

  • Minimum of 2 years of Metrology/calibration engineering experience

  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree(Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics)

  • Demonstrated 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)

  • Maintaining electronic measuring and budget management experience

  • Experience in Metrology Systems based on industry standards AS9100, ISO 17025, ANSI Z540

  • The ability to interface with all level of employees and management

  • Active, DoD Top Secret or SCI clearance

Salary Range: $111,000 - $166,600

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.