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Northrop Grumman Manager, CAD CAM Engineering 2 in Sunnyvale, California

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours by expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. Our Engineering and Sciences (E&S) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

We are looking for you to join our team as a CAD CAM Engineering Manager 2 based out of Sunnyvale, CA. In this role at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide Hardware Engineering Organization. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, Agile practices and robust engineering, we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.


What you'll get to do:

This position focuses on the management of the CAD (Computer Aided Design) drafting group within the Sunnyvale Marine Systems Engineering Department. Primary responsibilities include managing up to 24 direct reports to create solid models and drawings using CREO and NX with Teamcenter, develop 2D/3D layouts, create detailed manufacturing drawings and revise existing models, drawings and electronic images. You will apply knowledge of design, modeling and drawing practices and guide your team to solve design issues with the Engineering team. The drafting group is a represented team (union).

Your responsibilities include:

  • Manage workflow in the team to meet cost budgets and schedule deadlines

  • Maintaining appropriate staffing levels that commensurate with dynamic workloads. Coordinate drafting needs with engineering managers, project engineers and programs managers

  • Establishing and maintaining standards and procedures for generation of models and associated drawings

  • Collaborate with configuration management to ensure proper data configuration control, managing CAD Software configuration

  • Plan and manage employee training and development, and employee performance evaluation

  • Develop and collect metrics to support cost estimating for future work

Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a technical field with a minimum of 5 years of related experience or AA/AS in STEM field and 10 years of related experience.

  • Must have demonstrated leadership and teambuilding capabilities.

  • Experience in CREO, NX, and Teamcenter.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your benefits will include the following:

Health Plan

Savings Plan

Paid Time Off

Additional benefits

Education Assistance

Training and Development

9/80 Schedule at Many Sites

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 90,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 27 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

Job Category : Engineering