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Northrop Grumman Sr. Principal Engineer Electro in San Diego, California

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Senior Principal Responsible Engineer / Supplier Management Team (SMT) Lead to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA.

The Global Hawk (GH) Supplier Management Team (SMT) Lead reports to the GH Mission Systems IPT Lead and is the IPT's and Global Supply Chain's (GSC's) primary interface to the supplier for communication or payload systems.

The SMT Lead will be responsible for:

•Coordinating the efforts of the SMT, including engineers, the subcontracts administrator, supplier quality assurance representatives, logistics engineers, the cost account manager, the scheduler, and the material planner.

•Coordinating and managing the execution of all phases of supplier performance, including planning, proposals, new capability development, production, testing, deliveries, and sustainment.

•Conducting or coordinating review of supplier documentation (e.g., technical evaluations of proposals, acceptance test procedures, cost and schedule reports, software version description documents).

•Reporting supplier status to Program Managers, GSC managers, and IPT Management.

The selected candidate should thrive working in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, engaged in significantly diverse assignments, within a collaborative/team setting across all levels of the organization.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university with 9 years of STEM related experience OR a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline with 7 years of STEM related experience OR a PhD in a STEM discipline with 4 years of STEM related experience.

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance.

  • Up to 25% travel.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience managing suppliers as part of a government/DOD contract

  • Experience with T&M, CPFF, FFP contract types

  • Requirements development/flow down

  • Negotiations

  • Technical evaluations of proposals

  • CAM/EV training

  • Product lifecycles and government acquisition process related to selling, development, LRIP/production, sustainment

  • Repair management, DMSMS evaluations, MRP requirements

  • Experience in supplier statement of work generation

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 : Engineering