Sentinel (GBSD) Sr Staff Engineer Manufacturing ManTech - 5631 Roy, UT

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. 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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Sr Staff Manufacturing Engineer . This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the GBSD Ground Base Strategic Deterrent program. Learn more about the GBSD program here .

This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.

What You'll Get To Do:

As a member of the Sentinel Manufacturing Technology Development team, you will define, develop, implement, and transition new technology solutions to manufacturing to increase efficiency, reduce cost, and improve quality.

Manufacturing concept and process solutions for production applications cover advanced technologies including but not limited to automation, point of use work instructions, industrial internet of things (IIoT), data analytics solutions for manufacturing processes.

The role will manage a portfolio of manufacturing technology related projects. The selected candidate will ensure incorporation of requirements into development plans and evaluation of performance of processes and tools to verify their efficiency. In addition, you will identify and initiate corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure R&D contractual obligations (technical, schedule, and cost) are met and product quality is maintained. In this role, you will provide guidance regarding design concepts, TRL/MRL maturity, and specification requirements to best utilize resources and manufacturing techniques, and ensure processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations.

This role involves interfacing with internal and external customers, program offices, product segment teams, engineering disciplines, and executive management. In addition, the role will require the ability to handle multiple projects concurrently in a dynamic/fast-paced work environment. Budgeting and Project Management skills will be utilized to properly scope and execute assigned work and manage project efforts.

As a member of our team, you will be involved with all aspects of the Manufacturing Technology Development cycle which include :

  • Act as Cost Account Manager (CAM) responsible for individual project cost & budget execution.

  • Manage portfolios of projects with similar technologies.

  • Provide leadership/direction to ensure technology initiatives and opportunities for process improvements are systematically identified, pursued, and supported.

  • Develop architectures and concepts for advanced digital technologies with a focus on implementation within Northrop Grumman

  • Interact with customers (internal and external)

  • Reach out and work with colleges, universities, government, and suppliers as part of development and improvement projects

  • Introduce and develop new technologies for the manufacturing floor

  • Lead projects consisting of cross functional teams of high performing engineers developing advanced systems designs and concepts.

  • Provide technical leadership and oversight to achieve efficient, effective, and innovative Engineering solutions

  • Apply new technologies as well as common designs and products enabling rapid development, prototyping and affordable solutions

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.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in STEM, with a minimum of 14 years of experience. Four additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

  • Must have U.S. Citizenship with the ability to obtain an interim Secret Security level clearance pre-start, with the ability to obtain a final Secret Security level clearance post-start

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience in a fabrication and/or assembly manufacturing environment

  • Creation of industry whitepapers

  • Manage multiple projects concurrently in meeting customer requirements/expectations scheduling, budget tracking)

  • Experience in hardware/software integration of manufacturing systems

  • Experience with production assembly/fabrication including Digital Transformation, Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality, Systems Integration, IIoT, RFID, and/or production manufacturing operations

  • Extensive experience configuring Edge Devices (Experience in the development, capture, and execution of R&D technology capabilities. Assessing maturity of new technology for transition to production

  • Experience with authoring proposals, technical documents, and procedures

  • Experience with ROI analysis and justifications

  • Project / Program Management skills

Salary Range: $140,000 - $210,000

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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