Systems Safety Manager - C-27JRichmond, AUS

We're building a reputation as the place to be in Defence. With strong local management, sound investment and a fresh approach, we're on an exciting trajectory and building unique capability. Leveraging the kind of leading edge US capabilities and technology most can only imagine, our close-knit 800 strong team is busy delivering World-leading solutions to safeguard Australia's future. And, together, we're growing a business where everyone contributes and everyone matters.

Northrop Grumman Australia partners with the Royal Australian Air Force to provide through-life support for its fleet of C-27J Spartan Airlifter aircraft. The C-27J complements the Australian Defence Force's existing Air Mobility fleet and provides airlift of people, equipment and supplies to support Humanitarian Disaster Relief and crisis response in Australia and nearby regions.

Your role:

We are seeking a Systems Safety Manager to join the C-27J program Engineering Function. Working across the program with a broad and diverse variety of stakeholders, this opportunity supports both project and sustainment engineering activities, as well as contributing to the maturity of the System Safety specialisation.

A key part of this leadership role is to ensure that system safety practices are clearly understood and practiced across the C-27J program, and that Hazard Analysis and Hazard management of aircraft systems continues to mature.

Ideally, you will have experience using your System Safety expertise on Aircraft Mechanical and/or Electrical/Avionics systems in a Defence environment, and be well-versed with industry best-practices and regulatory requirements. You will hold relevant engineering qualifications and be able to obtain a Defence security clearance.

What we Offer:

Whatever your role, life stage or background, you can shape your career here in your way with highly challenging work, great colleagues and career development, plus a range of flexible benefits and working patterns.

  • Professional Development -further education, leadership development, professional industry memberships and unlimited access to a range of online training

  • Options for flexible & hybrid work including 9 day fortnight

  • Purchased annual leave

  • Salary packaging including novated car leases

  • Generous paid parental leave

  • Volunteer Leave

  • Health & Wellbeing program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Discount Program.

Defining Possible is our mantra and we are committed to making sure that works for our people's careers too. What's Your Possible?

Everyone Matters:

Doing the Right Thing and Sharing Success are two values underpinning how we behave at Northrop Grumman. Here, everyone matters and we proudly encourage individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply to join our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.

As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian Citizens. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable, as such your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role. You will need to satisfy pre-employment drug & alcohol testing, police checks and employment screening verification.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.