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Manager Mechanical Engineering 2

Company: 0078 MS - Home Office-Baltimore (ES)
Location: Ocean Springs
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

The Launcher Design Engineering Manager 2 is responsible for providing functional leadership and direction to the Launcher Design and Support Group, a growing group which will consist of a staff of approximately 10 to 12 Mechanical Design engineers in the Ocean Springs, MS Northrop Grumman site. Responsibilities include leading a diverse team of engineers in the areas of Mechanical design and development and engineering support of testing of the launcher system for the Conventional Prompt Strike weapon system. The position responsibilities also include management of time keeping, performance reviews, staffing and resource planning, training, and team engagement for the team.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide project and technical oversight of design activities performed by the group
  • Prepare cost estimates, provide proposal inputs, and review proposal content for both internal and external customers
  • Increasing launcher design engineering competencies through employee development and strategic hiring
  • Balancing employee needs with business goals
  • Provide ownership of and direction to the design processes used in the group
  • Basic understanding of the Design, Manufacturing and Test Integration process
  • Support department initiatives, forecasting and recruiting, technology roadmap creation, and champion continuous process improvements
    Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field with 9 years of engineering experience; OR a Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field with 7 years of engineering experience; OR a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a related field with 5 years of engineering experience
    • US Citizenship, with the ability to receive DoDSecret clearance (or higher)
    • Strong fundamentals in Design Engineering
    • Experience in functional/people management
    • Production issues resolution
    • Strong leadership qualities, including excellent communication and collaboration, team engagement, and organizational skills.Preferred Qualifications:
      • Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering
      • Experience as a Technical Lead, Project Manager, or other demonstrated leadership role related to program execution
      • Understanding of launcher system principals of operation and design
      • Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), requirements development, or technical project management experience preferred
      • Understanding and knowledge ofAgile (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
        Salary Range: $112,700.00 - $169,100.00

        Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to basepay. 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/orpersonal 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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