Manager 2 Engineering, Materials & Process (M&P) Clearfield, UT

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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Manager 2 - Materials & Process (M&P) Engineering to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in Clearfield, UT .

In this leadership role, you will lead an Engineering Team supporting production and new design releases. Our team works with cutting edge exotic materials and novel products to innovate within our mission, working across the facility supporting large composite structures. This role is day shift with minimal off hour support. Travel is estimated to be less than 10%. Are you interested in working on state-of-the-art composites? Come join us!

Responsibilities include :

  • Serve in dual capacities as technical individual contributor as well as functional manager for M&P Engineering Team of approximately 6-10 engineers

  • Build and revise material specifications and product specifications

  • Advise customer on product innovations

  • Resolve material concerns for production operations including MRB evaluations

  • Develop ground-breaking solutions for design and manufacturing

  • Verify manufacturing limits and ensure specifications are maintained

  • Develop requirements for structural and chemical testing

  • Lead root cause and corrective action requirement analysis

  • Manage execution of the program requirements to technical, cost and schedule objectives

  • Provide challenging and stretching tasks and assignments to key talent in the organization

  • Demonstrate expertise in thermal, structural, and materials characterization techniques and the ability to explain technical results to all levels of personnel and leadership

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) field and 9 years of relevant experience; OR Master's degree in a relevant STEM field and 7 years of relevant experience

  • Material and process engineering experience in composite material systems

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, Materials, Manufacturing, or Chemical Engineering

  • Active DoD Secret Security Clearance

  • Prior leadership experience in a managerial, lead, or supervisory capacity

  • Experience in composite materials testing methods, procedures, failure modes, environmental effects, and bonded composite joints

  • Composite fabrication experience and planning

  • Experience supporting composite primary and secondary structures, metallic, vendor supplied material certifications, approved materials list, and support forensic activities as required

  • Relevant aerospace analysis experience

  • Experience/familiarity with polyimide and bismaleimide material systems

  • Experience/familiarity with cure kinetics modeling

  • Knowledge of composite materials and manufacturing processes

  • 2 years' experience leading and developing technical/professional resources

  • Functional knowledge of production control systems

What We Offer:

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation -- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!

We work a 9/80 schedule, which gives you every other Friday off to pursue interests outside of work. Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive suite of benefits, and we have won awards for our work-life balance!

Salary Range: $116,200 - $174,400

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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