Manager Mechanical Engineering 2Baltimore, MD

Requisition ID: R10147022

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Days (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 3

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, located in Baltimore, MD, is seeking a Mechanical Engineering Manager to lead a functional team of mechanical design engineers. This team is responsible for the design and development of cutting-edge AESA & Dual Band Radar hardware, which includes electronic packaging on air, ground, sea, and space platforms, microelectronic packaging, prototyping, manufacturing process development and production support. Example AESA products can be viewed at this website: https://www. northropgrumman.com/what-we-do/air/active-electronically-scanned-array-aesaradars/.

This position will report into the Emerging Capabilities Development (ECD), Maritime/Land Systems & Sensors (MLSS), or Networked Information Solutions (NIS) and Space (PGS) Engineering organizations, located at the Baltimore, MD (BWI) campus. The candidate could be aligned to any one of the three above organizations upon acceptance.

The functional lead’s roles and responsibilities include:

  • Managing a functional group comprised of approximately 10-12 mechanical engineers of varying experience levels, including performance management, merit planning, job assignment management/prioritization, career development, new employee onboarding and coaching.

  • Engaging the functional team with timely flow-down of information and fostering robust collaboration within the team.

  • Collaborating with project team leads, in order to support project planning and execution activities, labor and material cost estimation, staffing, design process execution, etc.

  • Maintaining awareness of each group member’s project responsibilities and performance, providing guidance, and helping them to identify resources needed to overcome obstacles and meet project objectives.

  • Developing and maintaining a working knowledge of applicable design processes, guidelines, policies, and best practices, and ensuring that all functional team members are aware of and are compliant with these items.

  • Supporting and leading department initiatives, which could include process improvement, workforce engagement, talent recruiting and interviewing, training material development, technology roadmap development, cross-organization collaboration, etc.

  • The various functional management tasks typically comprise approximately 20% of chargeable time, on average. The manager will be expected to maintain a technical or project leadership role that comprises the remaining 80%.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or another relevant STEM discipline with a minimum of 9 years of relevant experience in an engineering and/or technical leadership role, 7 Years with Masters; OR 4 years with PhD

  • Demonstrated success leading, collaborating, and building teams on complex technical projects.

  • Self-motivated, proactive, organized and detail oriented. Excellent verbal and written communication, time management and organizational skills.

  • Ability to work onsite full-time at the Baltimore (BWI) facility.

  • US Citizenship

  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD Secret clearance (or higher).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated success in a functional management, project management, or similar technical leadership role.

  • Experience with the design and development of ruggedized electronic hardware, in particular antennas, microelectronic packages, and circuit card assemblies in air, ground, sea, and space platforms.

  • Familiarity with the processes, roles, tools and facilities related to AESA and Dual Band Radar hardware development at the NGMS BWI facility, including hardware design, systems engineering, supply chain, manufacturing, test, and quality assurance.

  • Experience with Siemens Teamcenter, NX, Xpedition, and Autocad design tools.

  • Active DoD Secret or higher security clearance.

This position is contingent on the ability to obtain or maintain a US Secret Clearance or higher.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including :

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

Link to Benefits:

This positions standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.

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.

Salary Range: $131,800 - $197,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.