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Northrop Grumman Mgr Engineering 3, Fire Scout Air Vehicle in San Diego, California

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Northrop Grumman Aeronautic Systems - Vehicle engineering functional homeroom and Tactical Air Systems (TAS) program office is seeking Air Vehicle Engineering Manager, supporting the program manager of TAS. The Manager will lead a cutting-edge and inventive multidiscipline group of engineers whose responsibilities include both Air Vehicle design & Analysis activity as well as mission systems. This position will be located at the San Diego Autonomous Design Center of Excellence in San Diego California.

In this role, you will be relied upon to:

  • Handle cost, schedule and quality of deliverables on the Fire Scout Program.

  • Lead a multi-functional engineering team.

  • Coordination with the Chief Engineer, Program Management, Systems Engineering & Integration and other fields to ensure the program baseline is executable.

  • Assessing risks and developing mitigation plans on deliverables.

  • Identifying and executing opportunities that optimize cost, schedule and quality.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

This position requires approximately 25% travel.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering field from an accredited institution

  • At least 9 years of related experience (preferably in Air Vehicle Development and production)

  • Experience managing a multidisciplined team

  • Experience in supporting Flight operations

  • An active DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree from an accredited institution

  • At least 12 years' experience in Aircraft Development

  • Experience leading a larger teams in excess of 50 people

  • Experience with earned value management/EVMS

  • Experience in CAM

  • Experience in Program Management

  • Experience in Supplier Management

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Job Category : Engineering