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Northrop Grumman Manager Engineering Technical Support 2 - Sub Project Manager in Redondo Beach, California

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.

Northrop Grumman, Strategic Space Systems Division, has an opening for an Manager Engineering Technical Support 2 - Sub Project Manager to join our team of highly qualified and diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California.

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. 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 develop and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

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This Sub Project Manager will report to the Manufacturing Engineering Operations Department (MEO) within Material, Manufacturing, Integration, Test & Launch (M2IT&L), and contribute functionally and technically to programs and other department activities. This is a highly dynamic position and outstanding organizational and leadership skills are required to succeed. You will interact with numerous stakeholders including program management, manufacturing engineering, production floor leads, flight hardware design engineers, and logistical support services. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California.

Job Functions:

  • Supervisory or management responsibilities for more than one engineering function in the Technical Support job family.

  • Supporting Functional Homeroom initiatives and projects which include process improvement, Event Response Teams, Corrective, and Preventive Action implementation.

  • Sub Project Manager responsibilities include: planning and program performance addressing cost (Earned Value Management System), schedule, technical performance, and quality of a spacecraft subsystem.

  • Responsible for providing objective-oriented technical direction to manufacturing engineers, process planners, and floor leads utilizing management guidelines & general policies.

  • Produces Shop Load/demand requirements to influence resource requirements in production areas and drive work dispatching to the floor.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D) required.

  • Minimum 9 years of combined experience supporting one or more of the following: Program Management, Scheduling, Manufacturing, Integration, Test or Material Requirement Planning.

  • Experience leading a team and/or projects.

  • Experience within the Aerospace and Defense industry.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret or SCI Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret or SCI clearance.

  • Experience with Earned Value Management System

  • Bachelor's in science degree within a technical field.

  • Experience providing technical product support to a customer or a business.

  • Experience establishing goal driven deadlines

  • Skilled at providing presentation briefings to all levels of the business.

  • Knowledge of spacecraft subassemblies and/or integration and test.

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.

Job Category : Technical Support