Northrop Grumman Sr. Engineering Manager in Plymouth, Minnesota

Sr. Engineering Manager

Locations:Plymouth, MN

Categories: Engineering and Sciences

Job Description

Job ID:TAT20182811-49033

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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman - Innovation Systems,has an excellent opportunity for aSr. Engineering Managerwhose duties and required experience are described below. This position is located inPlymouth, MN.

As a Sr. Engineering Manager in the Production Engineering Group, you will be responsible for the production engineering lead and may also be a technical lead, technical contributor, or occasional technical consultant on various projects. This position is focused on leading a team of engineers who provide manufacturing of large caliber ammunition components and sub-assemblies, and supports the Ammunition business segment at Armament Systems Division.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • This position reports to the Production Engineering Director, and is responsible for providing manufacturing engineering oversight and support on large caliber ammunition programs, as well as other programs in NGIS’s Ammunition program teams.

  • Oversee the supervision of day-to-day engineering activity and work products, expense management, workload management, and performance and compensation management process.

  • Ensure the right people, processes, and tools are in place to meet the business needs.

  • Identify, manage and grow the critical skills development process for the production team. Identify and/or lead continuous improvement activities within the department.

  • Management of cost and schedule for assigned projects.

  • Presentation of assigned work at program technical reviews, proposals, or other technical meetings.

  • Prepare, review, and approve cost estimates and written or oral technical proposals.

  • Support technical product issues in production.

  • Oversight of fabrication and testing of components and assemblies related to defense-related products.

Position Requirements:

  • BS in Engineering is required, preferably Mechanical or Aerospace.

  • 2+ years project, program, or people leadership experience.

  • 10+ years of directly related production experience.

  • Strong leadership, influence, and project management skills

  • Ability to network and negotiate at all levels within an organization in order to accomplish objectives.

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.

  • Strong communication skills, oral and written.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Project).

  • This position will require occasional travel to meet with various customers, in both government and industry, and to interface with vendors.

  • Ability to obtain a SECRET clearance.

  • US Citizenship is requred

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

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Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:+10 Years