Northrop Grumman Steam Turbine Testing Supervisor in Sunnyvale, California

Steam Turbine Testing Supervisor

Requisition ID: 18004330

Location(s): United States-California-Sunnyvale

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Northrop Grumman Marines Systems specializes in the development, manufacture, assembly and testing of missile launching and handling systems and propulsion and power generation systems for naval surface ships and submarines.

The successful candidate will supervise the union factory hourly turbine testers and electronic technicians who operate multiple boiler steam generation units for final acceptance testing of steam driven assemblies. This position will also interface with Sr. Operations Leadership, Test Engineers, a variety of program management personnel, various Engineering disciplines and end customers for the products produced and tested. The successful candidate will also be responsible for maintaining environmental records associated with the operation and maintenance of all testing equipment and systems, as well as being the operational subject matter expert on permits to operate and environmental discharge requirements of BAAQ and California State EPA. Additional responsibilities include ensuring all members of the team are adequately trained to accomplish assigned tasks safely, efficiently and effectively. Responsibilities also include managing personnel assignments and steam plant equipment maintenance and repair and will lead the implementation of Lean Principles and Continuous Improvement efforts in their assigned areas.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university desired (may be waived with demonstrated skill and knowledge with at least 2 years supervisory experience in the operation and maintenance of a boiler steam plant system)

  • 1 years of experience as a team lead

  • 3 years of relevant work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing tools and techniques, understanding of SAP and management of a union represented workforce are preferred.

  • 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.

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.

Title: Steam Turbine Testing Supervisor

Location: California-Sunnyvale

Requisition ID: 18004330