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Northrop Grumman Mgr Mechanical Engineering 2 in Sunnyvale, California

At Northrop Grumman, our work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technologies protects. It's the value of innovation that makes a difference today and tomorrow. Here you'll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that's uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful; where employees share experience, insights, perspectives and creative solutions through integrated product & cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups. From engineering and manufacturing, to operations and business development, Northrop Grumman's Sunnyvale location offers the opportunity to serve national security and impact the lives of Americans all over the globe from the landscape of Northern California. Don't just build a career, build a life at Northrop Grumman Sunnyvale.

Northrop Grumman Marine Systems is seeking a Manager level 2 to lead a Launcher Hardware Engineering team at our Sunnyvale, CA facility. This individual will manage a team of Engineers responsible for developing new launcher hardware designs using CAD modeling tools as well as troubleshooting and sustaining the existing Trident II and SSGN fleet hardware. The team will also be responsible for initiating and supporting hardware procurement/production and support test activities.

Roles and Responsibilities

Core job responsibilities consist of the following:

  • Provide technical leadership and oversight of engineering staff

  • Assign engineering resources to support multiple programs and provide oversight to ensure program objectives are achieved

  • Interface and collaborate with all launcher program departments including internal and external customers

  • Support career development, training, employee engagement, performance reviews and all other human resources related activities for team members

  • Maintain proper levels of staffing through forecasting and recruiting

  • Champion and coordinate continuous improvement activities that improve product performance, cost and process efficiencies.

The ideal candidate demonstrates a broad skill set that is balanced between interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities. You have the ability to collaborate within and across teams to accomplish goals. You are committed to ethics, integrity, and innovation while challenging traditional ways of doing business. You build, mentor and coach diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement. You have excellent verbal and written communication skills and you are comfortable engaging with employees at all levels in the organization. You will be a champion for change within the organization to achieve competitive advantage for the business and lead strategies for future enhancements and improvements.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or other suitable STEM discipline

  • A proven ability to lead and influence a high performance team

  • 10+ years of relevant work experience, including hardware design.

  • Able to obtain a secret clearance

  • US citizenship required for this position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering and/or Engineering Management

  • First-hand experience in Systems Engineering

  • Design and operational knowledge of navy programs

  • Five or more years of experience leading a team of 6+ members

  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings

  • Proficiency with EVMS

Job Category : Engineering

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