Northrop Grumman Chemistry Laboratories Manager (Manager Engineering) 2 in Redondo Beach, California
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Northrop Grumman, Strategic Space Systems Division, has an opening for an Manager Engineering 2, to join our team of highly qualified and diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California.
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 you 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 develop 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 develop and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.
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Manages the Northrop Grumman Chemistry Laboratory Section. Responsible for the direct supervision of twenty eight chemists, engineers and interns, establishing employee goals and providing feedback on a frequent basis. Responsible for providing objective-oriented direction, utilizing management guidelines & general policies. Manages a state of the art aerospace chemistry lab and experimental test facility. The chemistry lab exists to fulfill analytical chemistry needs and facilitate problem and failure solution. The experimental test facility exists to advance the prototyping of concepts. Works with employees to develop experimental approaches to solve aerospace problems, provides technical guidance and establishes analytical costs and schedules. Reviews reports and results generated by section. Responsible for safely maintaining the operational capability of the lab, staffing, and employee development. Is the primary interface between project personnel and lab analysis.
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Bachelors of Science degree in chemistry or chemical engineering plus 5 years of experience OR Masters of Science or PhD degree in chemistry or chemical engineering plus 3 years of experience.
Experience leading a project and/or team.
Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Active DoD Top Secret or SCI clearance.
Five years of experience working in an aerospace chemistry lab.
PhD in chemistry.
Strong understanding of chemistry and laboratory operations.
Able to operate and interpret data from a wide variety of instruments in the chemistry lab.
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Job Category : Engineering