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Northrop Grumman Principal Test Conductor in Redondo Beach, California

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

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.

Northrop Grumman, Strategic Space Systems Division, is hiring a Principal Test Conductor in Redondo Beach, CA with responsibilities including but not limited to the following:

  • Oversees the set-up and operational aspects of engineering tests and serves as liaison to program, engineering and line management.

  • Reviews status of test requirements, manages schedules and prepares reports.

  • Selects, supervises and mentors technicians during assembly and test of hardware.

  • Leads the complete assembly and test of Flight and Non-Flight hardware.

  • Responsible for ensuring engineering tests serve mission objectives and that the necessary mechanisms are in place to execute testing of hardware.

  • Provides feedback to management for individual performance of assigned Mechanical Technicians.

  • This position requires supporting multiple shifts, weekends and ability to travel up to 75% of the year .



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum 5 years' of combined experience supporting one or more of the following: integration, test or assembly of mechanical hardware OR High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D) plus 9 years' years of combined experience supporting one or more of the following: integration, test or assembly of mechanical hardware.

  • Experience in the Aerospace and Defense Industry.

  • Candidate must have an active DoD Secret level Security Clearance with a background investigation date within 6 years.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a Test Conductor environment

  • A&P license preferred

  • Experience leading technicians

  • Experience in Integration & Test

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 : Mission and Quality Assurance