Engineering & Technical Services Manager Mawson Lakes, AUS

We're building something special here in Australia. Committed to safeguarding our Country's future by solving the toughest problems in Aeronautics, Space, and Mission Systems, we're investing in our business, growing our capabilities, and nurturing a great reputation as the place to be in Defence. 'Defining Possible' is our mantra and we are committed to making sure that's as relevant for our people as for our customers.

Northrop Grumman's MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) provides real-time intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) over vast ocean and coastal regions. The aircraft can fly for more than 24 hours at a time, at an altitude above 55,000 feet and an operational range of 8,200 nautical miles.

As Northrop Grumman Australia prepares for the arrival of the Triton UAS, we are setting up and proactively recruiting to ensure a seamless and coordinated entry into service

Your Role

We are seeking a highly skilled Engineering and Technical Services Manager to lead the engineering function in the development, design, and and execution of engineering and technical activities to successfully introduce the Triton System including the ground support elements.

Reporting to the Program Manager the Engineering and Technical Services Manager will also be responsible for task management of all engineering, technical, and airworthiness tasks and is a senior and key member of the lead team and as part of the platform steward.

Partnering with the Commonwealth and Northrop Grumman key stakeholders, this role will assist in developing the vision, support strategy, and execution to meet the goals of both the Commonwealth and Northrop Grumman as we bring the MQ-4C Triton online and into service.

About You

As an experienced Engineering Manager, you will bring a high level of commercial acumen, with a desire to drive best-practice outcomes. You will have expertise in engaging with the broader Engineering & Technical Services community along with your previous history of delivering superior engineering and technical Services to ensure maximum aircraft availability.

Having had extensive experience in leading teams, you will provide innovative ideas for continuous improvement initiatives to help maintain and support the development and execution of our contract requirements and any variations.

What we offer:

Whatever your role, life stage, or background, you can shape your career here in your way with highly challenging work, great colleagues, and career development, plus a range of flexible benefits and working patterns.

Professional Development Support - further education, leadership development, professional industry memberships, and unlimited access to a range of online training

  • Options for flexible & hybrid work including a 9-day fortnight

  • Up to 2 weeks additional purchased annual leave

  • Salary packaging including novated car leases

  • Generous parental leave entitlements

  • Volunteer Leave

  • Health & Wellbeing program

  • Employee Assistance Program

Defining Possible means something different to each one of us. What's Your Possible?

Everyone Matters

Doing the Right Thing and Sharing Success are two values underpinning how we behave at Northrop Grumman. Here, everyone matters and we proudly encourage individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply to join our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Note: As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, you will need to be an Australian Citizen. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable, so your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.