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Northrop Grumman Manager - Mechanical Engineering 2 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

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 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 create 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. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results. If this is YOU...keep reading!

This position is for the Section Manager (SM) of a multi-discipline group of Vehicle Engineers for the B-2 program in OKC-Tinker, reporting to the Vehicle Engineering (VE) Department Manager, Palmdale Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence. The SM will lead a growing team of engineers supporting B-2 hardware sustaining. SM will be responsible for leading all managerial tasks relevant to Vehicle Engineering, which may include Structural Design, Structural Analysis (Stress, Thermal, and M&P), Subsystem and Liaison activities. The section manager will work 80% of their time in one or more of the Vehicle Engineering disciplines, as directed by the B-2 Hardware Sustaining IPT. The manager will be responsible for establishing, maintaining, and facilitating communications, tasking, scheduling, and technical reviews with each individual contributor's associated functional task lead in Palmdale, CA. For functional home room support, approximately 20% of the SM's time will be focused on recruiting, staffing, retaining talent, and holding performance reviews.


Basic Qualifications:

  • ABET accredited Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) discipline along with 5+ years' experience OR an ABET accredited Master's Degree in a STEM discipline with 3+ years of experience.

  • Demonstrated excellence in a vehicle engineering field such as structural design, stress analysis, materials, and/or thermodynamics

  • Active DoD Secret and a background investigation within the scope of five years. You must also be able to obtain and maintain all required security clearances and program specific accesses.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ABET accredited Master of Science Degree in Engineering

  • Current active DoD Top Secret Clearance.

  • Expert knowledge of NGC and/or B-2 engineering processes.

  • 5 years of B-2 Hardware Sustaining engineering experience.

  • Demonstrated success in B-2 leadership/management roles.

  • Experience with B-2 BTP development and aircraft modifications.

  • Experience with CATIA V5, Teamcenter, and B-2 legacy tools.

  • Current Active In-Scope DOD Secret with Program Access.

  • Experience with Staffing Forecasting

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Job Category : Engineering