Manager Mechanical Engineering 2Plymouth, MN

Requisition ID: R10158727

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Plymouth, Minnesota, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Days (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman has an exciting opening for a Manager Mechanical Engineering 2 to join our team in Plymouth, MN.

Location :

This position requires on-site support. Selected candidate will need to be within commuting distance to our site in Plymouth, MN. Relocation assistance may be available if selected candidate is not local.

Responsibilities of this role:

Lead and develop a team of material process engineers and structural engineers as well as Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Technicians within the Design Engineering (DE) department. This Team supports all Northrop Grumman Armament Systems and Missile Products programs in the product areas of guided and precision munitions as well as fuzing and warheads.

Specific responsibilities and desired experience include:

  • Drive Team technical excellence in materials process and structural engineering. Balance group workload and staffing requirements to meet current and future program needs. Staff all programs.

  • Coach direct reports in the areas of career development, performance, and teamwork.

  • Provide training and development opportunities. Provide continual feedback and quarterly performance communications.

  • Effectively lead a diverse team of materials process and structural engineers and NDT in a dynamic product development environment.

  • Possess SME level skills in materials process and/or structural engineering.

  • Effectively represent our organization at sector level reviews of products and policies.

  • Have depth of knowledge in US DoD product development and acquisition approaches.

  • Desire to balance people management needs and technical contributor aspects of this position and an ability to move fluidly between these roles.

  • Have experience with fast-paced agile team engagement on development and production.

  • Maintain a “learning organization” where each team member is expected to teach and learn.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Materials Processing, Metallurgy, or closely related discipline.

  • At least 9 years of Engineering experience, 7 years with MS degree, 4 years with PhD

  • Working knowledge of computer aided design (CAD) software, preferably Creo

  • Familiarity or working knowledge of ANSYS, Abaqus or similar FEA programs.

  • Current or eligible for DoD Secret Security Clearance

  • Team management and/or Integrated Product Team (IPT) leadership experience.

Desired Qualifications:


  • Department team leadership, supervisory, or people management experience.

Salary Range: $131,800 - $197,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.