Manager Engineering Sciences Support 1 Rocket Center, WV

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NGDS's Weapon Systems Division is seeking an NDT manager at our Allegany Ballistics Lab (ABL) location in Rocket Center, WV. ABL develops and manufactures a broad range of products, primarily for defense, with a focus on tactical solid rocket propulsion. NDT Managers are responsible for supervising work activities of NDT technicians in various inspection methods.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assigns daily/weekly work responsibilities to technicians based on production schedule needs.

  • Responsible for maintaining budget performance of NDT inspections for programs or subsystems of major programs.

  • Participates in the planning and development of inspection facilities.

  • Coordinates the flow of product through inspection processes.

  • Acts as primary customer contact for program NDT activities, leading process review sessions with customer to discuss procedural actions, adherence, and technical performance.

  • Assists in concept, criteria and engineering efforts for product inspection development, integration, and tests.

  • Develops technical skills in technicians.

  • Establishes and monitors inspection program problems and obtains solutions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have 10 years of experience in a relevant field, will consider a bachelor's degree with 6 years of experience or a master's degree with 4 years of experience.

  • Prior management experience.

  • The ability to obtain a security clearance.

  • Support alternate shift/extended hours of support

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous NDT experience

  • AS9100 Audit experience

  • Experience in Quality Assurance

Rocket Center, WV is located along the North Branch Potomac River in Mineral County, West Virginia and is home to the Allegany Ballistics Laboratory (ABL), a government installation operated by Northrop Grumman. Known for its scenic mountain landscapes, rolling hills and state parks, the region offers a multitude of outdoor recreational opportunities to include hiking, mountain biking, skiing, fishing, hunting and whitewater rafting. Where can you get to from Rocket Center? We are just a couple hours from Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Pittsburgh and not far from Philadelphia, Virginia and Ohio. If you enjoy a beautiful all-weather climate, low cost of living, zero gridlock traffic, outdoor activities, and easy access to major cities along the east coast - this area has a lot to offer!

Salary Range: $79,900 - $119,900

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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