Sentinel (GBSD) - On Board Test Equipment Mechanical Design and Integration Manager (11843)Roy, UT

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a On Board Test Equipment Mechanical Design and Integration Manager 2 . This position is located in Roy, UT and supports the Sentinel program.

This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What You'll Get To Do:

Mechanical Engineering Section Manager 2 in support of the Onboard Test Equipment (OBTE) Mechanical Design and Integration team.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Facilitate and execute the performance management cycle for your direct reports. This includes setting goals, mid and end-of-year reviews as well as performance evaluations and compensation discussions.

  • Promote the professional development of the Homeroom workforce and fosters a collaborative culture that sustains the momentum around employee engagement and inclusion, affordability, innovation, and continuous improvement.

  • Ensure accurate time charging and timecard approvals

  • Conflict resolution, managing performance issues and improvement plans

  • Career growth mentoring for team of direct reports

  • Aligning direct reports to technical roles based on program needs

  • Helping identify stretch assignments and opportunities

  • Setting a vision for and leading a team of engineers to execute the OBTE Mechanical Design Statement of work.

  • Perform financial and performance analyses to develop and implement long-term staffing plans and process improvements.

  • Provide mentorship and growth opportunities to the OBTE Mechanical Design team and growing a strong leadership bench.

  • Drive on-time delivery of OBTE Mechanical Design work products to support the design timelines of the Air Vehicle Element.

  • Support wire harness routing for OBTE electrical harnessing.

  • Utilize earned value management and other financial tools to plan, execute, and report status.

  • Support the integrated planning of complex interdependent projects to support Sentinel program milestones, balancing prioritization of Engineering resources between competing projects and teams.

  • Ensure schedules and program plans are credible, substantiated by quantitative data, and bounded by risks and opportunities.

  • Support a comprehensive risk and opportunity management program for the Infrastructure IPT.

  • Negotiate competing priorities and interests across a wide range of internal and external stakeholder communities to pursue the best course of action for the Sentinel program.

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with a wide range of distinct customer communities, subcontractors, and industry partners.

  • Provide regular briefings, reports, and other communications to executive leadership.

  • Ensure adherence to the Sentinel technical baseline and associated processes for the OBTE Mechanical Design team.

  • Balance stringent quality standards for technical artifacts (e.g. Product Data Packages) with the rapid pace of procurement, fabrication, and construction of test assets and early prototypes.

  • Make informed decisions between conflicting technical approaches based upon program and IPT-level cost, schedule, and technical impacts and risk.

  • Travel 10% of the time

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 positions 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 of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) discipline and 6 years of experience

  • 1 year experience in leading projects and/or cross-functional engineering teams

  • Must be a US Citizen with an active DoD Secret Clearance with an investigation date within the last 6 years.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Special Access Program (SAP)

  • Experience in NX Modeling

  • Experience in writing and presenting technical content

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Able to read/generate, interpret and use layout and production drawings and CAD models. Direct experience using NX and/or CATIA V5. Knowledge of GD&T.

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills; strong interpersonal and analytic skills; works well in a team environment within all levels of the test integrated team structure.

  • Hands on experience with machine operations, which support design for manufacturing.

  • Electrical harness routing experience

  • Mechanical test development and support experience


Salary Range: $119,300 - $178,900

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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