SDS Division - Parts, Materials and Processes (PM&P) Section Manager 2 - 10554 Roy, UT

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Parts, Materials and Processes (PM&P) Section Manager 2 . This position will be in Roy, Utah .

What You'll Get To Do:

Candidate will be responsible to manage a motivated team of PM&P engineers within a matrixed functional organization, ensuring integration and collaboration across design and manufacturing teams under an overarching Systems Engineering framework.

Candidate will demonstrate ability to communicate effectively across engineering disciplines and design teams. Must be able to work both independently and collaboratively to resolve issues, determine priorities, and implement solutions. Candidate experience with industry and military standards and specifications is preferred.

As a section manager you will manage a team of individual contributors within PM&P, these individuals may support one or more programs within SDS.

Specific duties to include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide performance feedback, training, mentoring and coaching to your employees.

  • Support workforce planning and maintain sufficient depth and breadth of skillsets within your teams core discipline to meet program needs.

  • Responsible for employee performance reviews and supporting employee career development.

  • Excellent communication, mentoring, interpersonal skills, and the ability to collaborate with senior management, peers, and employees.

  • Support development and refinement of processes and tools that support business areas and programs in achieving their missions.

  • Support proposal work, independent technical reviews, program standup and audits, and special assignments on an as needed basis.

  • Support employee engagement, hiring, development, training, attraction, and retention of top talent.

  • Provide technical support to Sentinel program for non-metallic materials, including but not limited to:

  • Reviews and analyzes released engineering change data and coordinates changes with engineering, quality, support, manufacturing, and engineering data control activities.

  • Subject Matter Expertise for Non-metallic materials, part/material specifications and qualification plans. Provide mentoring and coaching on technical issues within your area of expertise.

  • Perform risk analysis, trade studies, process improvement analysis, cost estimates, as applicable.

  • Tracking to completion tasking and assignments for the team, assisting with workload balancing across team members, collecting metrics, and performing other project management functions for the non-metallics team as applicable.

  • Ensure team members have the required tools and access to perform PM&P responsibilities.

  • Collaborate with other engineering assignment managers/leads to align priorities and support overall execution of program objectives.

The ideal candidate is capable of creating and managing high performing teams while providing technical, administrative and management expertise in the day to day activities required to successfully execute complex engineering programs. Candidate will be self-motivated, work under general direction, and work well in teams. Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools is essential. Candidate must be able to obtain and sustain a Secret Security Clearance.

This position is a dual-hat position requiring the candidate to perform functional management activities as well as program responsibilities. It is expected that the Functional management role will comprise up to 20% of the candidate's time.

Position Benefits:

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.

Job Qualifications:

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Materials Science, Polymer Engineering, or Chemical Engineering from an accredited university and 6 years' experience in DoD, aerospace, oil and gas, or nuclear regulated industries

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain an active in-scope DoD Secret clearance or higher

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and have the ability to obtain special program access

  • Minimum 1 year experience leading a project and/or driving performance against schedule, in a PM&P organization

  • 2 years of experience in either PM&P, or a combination of Systems Engineering and PM&P engineering disciplines.

  • 1 year of experience leading projects or cross-functional teams

  • Experience in ensuring that PM&P program or contract requirements are applied to parts, materials and assemblies

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office tools

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • An Active, In-Scope DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher that has been granted / renewed within the past 6 years

  • Special Program Access

  • Experience interpreting and ensuring design compliance to industry and/or military standards and specifications for parts and materials

  • ICBM experience

  • 2 years experience in a people leadership role, or 4 years experience as a technical lead, in a PM&P organization

  • Working knowledge of SharePoint, JIRA, Confluence, Microsoft teams, siemens teamcenter or other life cycle management systems

  • Experience in project management including microsoft project and visio

  • Experience writing and defending technical position papers

  • Experience working with chief engineers and Integrated Product Teams

  • Experience working in Agile and digital design environments

  • Demonstrated ability to delegate tasks, and mentor junior engineers

  • Experience reviewing technical drawings and engineering data for parts and assemblies

  • Understanding of supply chain management as it relates to parts management and obtaining technical specifications on components

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

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

  • Ability to function in a dynamic and collaborative environment, and be flexible to changing direction

Salary Range: $116,200 - $174,400

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 .

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.

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