Steam Turbine Testing Supervisor 1 / 2 (DoD SkillBridge) - Sunnyvale CA Sunnyvale, 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Steam Turbine Testing Supervisor 1 or 2 (DoD SkillBridge) based in Sunnyvale, CA .

As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation's military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman's 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists.

The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29 .The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members.

Responsibilities for this internship position are:

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman - Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for SkillBridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.

Goals - Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.

Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission "Defining Possible" on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.

Outcome - Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.

DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:

  • Has served at least 180 days on active duty

  • Is within 12 months of separation or retirement

  • Will receive an honorable discharge

  • Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS

  • Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months

  • Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.

What you'll get to do:

  • Manage the Test Facility Operating Team and oversee Test Facility Operations in support of Test Campaigns and individual component testing for quality; and to maximize schedule and cost performance.

  • Manage the support for all aspects and phases of Test operations from inception through completion.

  • Responsible for the cost and schedule performance of Operations programs and/or subsystems of major programs in the Test areas.

  • Monitors and drives adherence to master plans and schedules, cost performance to budgets. Provides cost and schedule performance data/status as requested.

  • Identifies process problems and working with Manufacturing Test Engineering develops solutions.

  • Directs the work of assigned Employees. Interfaces with Employee representatives as required. Conducts performance reviews with Employees and provides timely feedback on performance.

  • Coordinate, Maintain and track Employee Training/Certifications as required.

  • Work with Manufacturing Test Engineering of the Preparation, Maintenance and Operation of the Test Facilities. Assist in facility planning, maintenance and improvements.




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Basic Qualifications:

  • Eligible to participate in the DoD SkillBridge program per DoDI 1322.29

  • Level 1 - Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with 4+ years of experience; Master's with 2+ years of experience; PhD with 0+ years of experience (4 additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree).

  • Level 2 - Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with 7+ years of experience; Master's with 5+ years of experience; PhD with 2+ years of experience (4 additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree).

  • S upervisory or team lead experience in the operation and maintenance of a boiler steam plant system.

  • Understanding of SAP.

  • Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques.

  • Ability to work first/day shift or second/swing shift.

  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques.

  • Experience managing union represented workforce.

  • US Naval or Civilian management experience in the safe operation and maintenance of a boiler steam generation system (certified steam plant operator or licensed to operate a high pressure steam plant) is strongly desired.

  • Experience as a Tester B "journeyman tester".

  • Experience in metallurgy.

  • Knowledge and experience in welding processes, general machining and precision large industrial assembly.

  • US Naval Machinist Mate experience.

Salary Range: $1 - $1

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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.

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