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Northrop Grumman GBSD Manager Mechanical Engineering in Roy, Utah

Start your future with a new mission: Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP). As a part of the NGSP Team, you will work with experts that develop systems and solutions to keep our world safe. Together we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It's unique work. It's challenging and rewarding. But most of all, it's work that makes a difference. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work, and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history. Join us and launch your career.

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 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 create 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 create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Manager of Mechanical Engineering in support of the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program. This position will be permanently located in Roy, Utah with some travel to El Segundo, California. Learn more about the GBSD program here.

Job Description:

The selected candidate will support the Post Boost Team in performing the following essential functions:

  • Systems Engineering for Missile Systems - Requirements Development and Interface Management

  • Weapon System Integration - Interface Requirements - Physical, Electrical, Logical

  • Key Technical Interface to Customer

  • System Design/System architecture development for aerospace systems including Systems Analysis, Trades, Design Verification, and Modeling & Simulation of complex, dynamic systems

  • Support the design, develop and document components, hardware

  • Analyze requirements for material, structural components or functional system assignment. Release results as design data after review from other engineers

  • Develop original ideas on preliminary design concepts with other technical groups and make modifications necessary to achieve the maximum ideal design. Prepare specifications and requirements

  • Coordinate support and personnel from other areas such as Thermal, Structural Dynamics, GNC, EMI/EMC, Electrical and Contamination Control, etc

  • Interface with the program management team and/or program engineers to develop detailed assembly procedures, operational flow, logistics, schedule, personnel requirements and maintain space flight hardware inventories and log books

  • Create/ Support the development of detailed estimates, define mechanical ground support equipment required to support integration activities and serve as liaison with Project personnel in setting schedules documenting design changes, and fabricating components and material selections

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

• 401k

• Educational Assistance

• Life Insurance

• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

• Paid Time Off

• Health & Wellness Resources

• Employee Discounts

This position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline from an accredited university and 5 years of related experience in engineering, or a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline and 3 years of related experience in engineering

  • Minimum of 2 years of Lead or Supervisor experience

  • Technical leadership experience, direction and mentoring to other technical employees in the application of scientific principles, tools and techniques to achieve practical end results

  • Well-versed, skilled and disciplined in system engineering processes

  • Current Active DoD Secret or Top Secret clearance

  • Good organizational skills and ability to work with minimal direction

  • Strong problem solving skills

Preferred Qualifications:

• Masters of Science degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering preferred.

• Background in aerospace systems; basic understanding of missile systems, GNC, warheads, and survivability

• Model-based system engineering and/or system architecture experience

• Familiarity with CAD applications (CATIA / NX)

• Participation in multiple design and analysis cycles in aircraft and/or spacecraft development programs

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 : Engineering