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Northrop Grumman Manager Aircraft Maintenance 1 in San Antonio, Texas

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems has an opening for an Manager Aircraft Maintenance 1 in San Antonio, Texas.

Essential Functions:

Provide pro-active leadership managing the daily operations of a team. Will work in concert with NGDS site manager and management of primary vendor; this will include assignment of work schedules to ensure efficiencies of day to day workflow. Responsibilities include: cost, schedule, and technical performance of the San Antonio based "touch labor" team in support of the F/A-18 E/F SLM Program. This position will have broad responsibility for numerous aspects of Program performance on a Time and Material contract.

  • Managerial responsibility for the successful execution of this Program, to include cost and schedule objectives, while delivering a Quality product.

  • Will be tasked to recruit qualified candidates to support growth as the Program matures.

  • Develop opportunities with the Customer to expand the Work Share allocation

  • Ensure that the team remains in full compliance with all Policies and Procedures; especially as it relates to Safety, FOD and Tool Control.

  • Maintain compliance with CATS and ETS timekeeping systems and perform ensure weekly reconciliations between the two systems to ensure the appropriate job charging.

  • Provide accurate Manpower assessments to enable timely and accurate Financial Forecasting.

We offer flexible work arrangements, great learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do. Are you ready to put your experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, we need you to join us as an F-18 DLM Aircraft Maintenance Manager.


Basic Qualifications:

  • An active Secret Clearance or above

  • 5+ years Experience with heavy depot level structures work on F-18 military aircraft AND 2+ years Prior supervisory experience, with responsibility for team oversight and execution.

  • Clear understanding of fatigue critical issues (must have worked with Engineering in this area) AND Disassembly and evaluation of major aircraft components (must have supported work on longerons, formers, etc.)

  • Close tolerance inspections / drilling AND be able to interpret engineering dispositions and execute required tasking

  • Certified to inspect work performed by other mechanics (must have this certification; in NGC this is SIS stamp (or Self-Inspection Stamp) or be able to obtain

  • Understanding of IETM's (interactive Electronic Technical Manual)

Perferred Qualifications:

  • FAA aircraft and engine mechanic license (A&P).

Job Category : Flight Operations