Manager of Mechanical Engineering 2Sunnyvale, CA

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

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 of 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.

We are looking for you to join our team as a Manager of Mechanical Engineering level 2 based out of Sunnyvale, CA.

Description

This position is for a Mechanical Engineering Manager 2 supporting the Marine Systems Strategic Launcher Engineering and Science department in Sunnyvale, CA. The Mechanical Engineering Manager 2 is responsible for both functional management and technical supervision of a multi-discipline Product Team supporting Missile Launcher Programs.

The Mechanical Engineering Manager 2 balances program technical demands and people management.

Functional responsibilities include ensuring the people, processes, and tools are in place to meet program cost, schedule, and technical performance requirements. The manager is responsible for staffing decisions, training, employee development, performance evaluation, compensation decisions, and employee career development.

Technical responsibilities include technical oversight of the design, system and sub system requirements of naval qualified missile launch hardware and systems. Areas of aptitude include design of fabricated and machined components, non-metallic components, system integration, load path and stress analysis, and production support problem resolution. The manager will be accountable for schedule, budget, and technical performance of product team tasks. The manager will also be responsible for oversight of technical reviews, analysis and test reports, special projects, trade studies, sustaining activities, and customer reviews.

As first line management for many employees, the manager will enhance and encourage employee development with career advice and training as well as notifying employees when suitable career advancement positions are available. This manager will interact frequently with program management team as well as customer representatives. The ideal candidate should have strong communications skills and the ability to connect to direct reports and internal customers on multiple levels.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline with 9 years of engineering experience; OR a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline with 7 years of engineering experience; OR a PhD in a STEM discipline with 4 years of engineering experience

  • US Citizenship, with the ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret clearance.

  • Strong fundamentals in mechanical or system engineering.

  • Experience in technical, program, project, or functional/people management.

  • Production issues resolution experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline (preferred Mechanical Engineering)

  • Experience as a Technical Lead, Project Manager, or other demonstrated leadership role related to program execution

  • Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), requirements development, or technical project management experience preferred.

  • Understanding and knowledge of Agile (SCRUM) techniques and activities

  • Knowledge of Design Engineering processes, procedures and work instructions required to support both management and engineering tasks

  • Experience with proposals and Earned Value

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Salary Range: $138,100 - $207,100

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.