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Northrop Grumman Mechanical Engineering Manager 1 in Hill AFB, Utah

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Mechanical Engineer Manager 1. This position will be located at Hill AFB, UT and will support the Ground Subsystems Support Contract (GSSC) program.

What you'll get to do:

  • People leadership for a mechanical engineering organization, to include performance management, career development, staffing, and merit planning

  • Provide project and technical oversight for activities performed by the group

  • Provide ownership of and direction to the processes used by the group

  • Provide proposal inputs and review proposal content for both internal and external customers

  • Support department initiatives, recruiting, technology roadmap creation, cross-campus/sector involvement, and NCTA project leadership

  • Lead a diverse team of engineers performing project development, technical requirements review, system support, planning and sustainment for a diverse set of products in the missile, air and space domains.

  • Responsible for the strategic implementation of skills and labor mix; employee development; mentoring; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures.

  • Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant technical matters requiring coordination between organizations to ensure successful task completion and customer satisfaction.

  • Responsibilities also include horizontal integration of best practices across the organization; maintaining cognizance over technical activities; and ensuring execution of project statement of work and baselines.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space 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

This position may have a 9/80 work schedule available. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.



You'll bring these qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, or a related technical discipline

  • Minimum 2 years of hands-on experience supporting modernization, maintenance, design and analysis of mechanical systems

  • U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance

These qualifications would be nice to have:

  • Active Secret Security Clearance or higher

  • Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering

  • 3+ years of ICBM experience

  • 5+ years' hands-on experience supporting modernization of ICBM infrastructure including aerospace vehicle ground systems/subsystem and ground support equipment design and analysis

  • 2+ years of experience providing technical leadership of an engineering team

  • Thorough knowledge of industry standards (e.g., ASME and MIL-STDs)

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.

Job Category : Engineering