Manager 2, Structural Analysis Engineering 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 is seeking a Manager 2 - Structural Analysis Engineering . This leadership position will be located in Clearfield, UT and report to the Senior Engineering Manager for Aerospace Structures Business Unit (ASBU).

In this leadership role, you will act as an individual contributor and 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 and might require off hour support including weekends. Travel is estimated to be less than 20%. Are you interested in working on state-of-the-art products? Come join us!

Responsibilities include :

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

  • Understanding of the requirements and methods of analyzing composite structures to determine structural viability that leads to certification

  • Perform structural analysis including static, dynamics, stability, and damage tolerance analysis.

  • Build Finite Element Models (FEMs) using CAD geometry, meshing, and running solutions

  • Able to manipulate large scale finite element models

  • Document structural analysis methods and implementation using calculation aids and propose new methods depending on the needs of the project

  • Compute margins using appropriate analysis methods

  • Able to support material review board (MRB) and nonconformance to ensure we have sound structural substantiation

  • Solid understanding and background in loads development, preliminary and detailed design, static analysis, FEM, D&DT, fatigue, bolted and bonded interfaces, repair, structural test, and in-service mods, repairs and extensions.

  • 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

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 change.

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

  • Experience with finite element modeling

  • Experience in performing static, dynamic, fatigue, damage tolerance analysis of both composites and metallic materials

  • A solid understanding of loads development and analysis methods and the ability to provide recommendation on appropriate loads to use by other engineering teams

  • Experience in writing technical reports and presenting data in a clear and concise manner

  • Experience with structural analysis methods and implementation using calculation aids and proposing new analysis methods

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance prior to the commencement of employment

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • Current, 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

  • Experience with any of the following software packages: Siemens NX, AFGROW, ANSYS Abaqus CAE, Femap, Nastran, Matlab, Visual Basic

  • Experience with aircraft certification for both military and commercial airplanes

  • Metallic and Composite structural analysis methods development

  • A solid understanding of loads development used for structural analysis

  • Knowledge of composite materials and manufacturing

  • Experience in test planning, test support, and data reduction

  • Experience supporting MRB

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: $127,700 - $191,500

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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