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Northrop Grumman Manager Engineering 2 in Melbourne, Florida



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Northrop Grumman Aeronautics has an opening for a Section Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.

This is a dual role Section Manager and Lab Infrastructure and an Electrical/Mechanical/System Test Engineer position. The candidate will be responsible for functional management of staff as a Section Manager within the System Integration and Test & Evaluation (SI&TE) Directorate. The candidate will also be required to be a Design Engineer / System Integration Engineer on the Strike IPT. The candidate will be responsible for functional management of Lab Infrastructure Design Engineers and provide technical oversight and or Designs to System Test and Integration activities on the program (IPT).

Roles and Responsibilities include:

The Lab Design Engineering Department is seeking a Section Manager to lead a team of Lab Infrastructure Electrical/Mechanical/System Test Design Engineers supporting the Strike Program in Melbourne, Florida. The successful candidate will help their section members understand our organization's vision and principles, build a culture that empowers and motivates individual excellence, and establish functional homeroom shared accountability for program performance. Section Manager responsibilities include working closely with the Lab Design Department Manager and fellow section managers to implement department and CoE/CoP initiatives, ensuring successful planning and execution of program test engineering activities, collaborating with programs to satisfy staffing needs and provide operations support (metrics collection and analysis, etc.), setting Talent + goals and providing regular performance feedback to employees, supporting the annual salary review and promotion process, mentoring and developing the next generation of technical and project leadership, and improving and enforcing test engineering processes and procedurThe Lab Infrastructure Electrical /Mechanical/System Test Design Engineers supports the Laboratory Design Engineering Organization, may be an individual contributor as the RAA (Responsibility, Authority, and Accountability) for laboratory Electrical / Mechanical/System Test Designs in the areas of test asset design, integration, test support, and Configuration Management in the areas of formal execution testing. This position reports directly to the Lab Infrastructure Manager or assignment manager and manages planning, execution, and reporting activities for Laboratory Electrical/Mechanical Designs. The Design manager also coordinates the lower level tasking associated with test resource utilization in support of system, subsystem / segment / system level development, integration, and testing. In addition, the Design manager is responsible for, detailed project and resource scheduling, asset procurement / management, SOW mapping and contract compliance, company policy adherence for lab design and discrepancy review support, and collection of metric and metrics reporting.

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Job Category : Engineering