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Northrop Grumman Engineering Manager 2 -Metrology Services in Redondo Beach, California

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Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Strategic Space Systems Division has an opening for a Engineering Manager 2- Metrology Servicesto join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California.

The selected candidate will manage the Northrop Grumman Redondo Beach Metrology Services Department . They will be responsible for manage a diverse organization of 15+ employees who test, calibrate, maintain and repair electronic measuring and test equipment (M&TE) to ensure contractual requirements are met. Tasks include staffing, employee development, establishing and implementing policy, program support, increasing organizational competitiveness and ensuring adequate laboratory technical capability. Required skills include exceptional communication with all levels of personnel from entry level to senior leadership as well as external and internal customers.

Essential Functions:

-Provide leadership and direction to team, ensuring sufficient statement of work, manage workload effectively including; quality, cost, scheduling, subcontracting, cycle time, productivity and efficiency

  • Manage employee performance and engagement including engagement strategies for both high and low performers

  • Act as the first point of contact for program technical issues with regard to calibrated DC/Low Frequency measurement & test equipment

  • Manage workload and employees for one or more small offsite satellite calibration laboratories

  • Manage activities for sanitization of measurement & test equipment with non-volatile memory

  • Participate in recruiting and hiring activities supporting the Metrology Services department


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics)

  • 5 years of previous experience in leading a lab

  • Minimum of 2 years of Metrology/calibration engineering experience

  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree(Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics)

  • Demonstrated 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)

  • Maintaining electronic measuring and budget management experience

  • Strong background in using, managing or maintaining low frequency electronic measuring and test equipment such as power supplies, oscilloscopes, low frequency generators, or digital multi-meters is preferred

  • Experience in Metrology Systems based on industry standards AS9100, ISO 17025, ANSI Z540

  • The ability to interface with all level of employees and management

  • Active, DoD Top Secret or SCI clearance

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 most positions.

Job Category : Technical Support