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Northrop Grumman Manager, Manufacturing Engineer 2 in Saint Augustine, Florida



Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Manager, Manufacturing Engineer 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Saint Augustine, FL.

The manager will be responsible for the direct supervision/management of the staff. They will be responsible for providing objective-oriented direction to subordinates utilizing management guidelines & general policies. Manager responsibilities include: planning and program performance addressing cost, schedule, technical performance, and quality of a work package, subsystem, or related group of work packages on a large system development-type contract or full responsibility for all aspects of program performance on a large delivery order or mid-size technical services-type contract.

Roles and responsibilities of the manager also include managing a team of Manufacturing Engineers and Planners that perform the following:

  • Maintains configuration of the aircraft to Engineering requirements.

  • Providing guidance to Engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize existing equipment and manufacturing techniques.

  • Translates Engineering requirements into a product build package.

  • Collaborates with tool design on manufacturing requirements.

  • Controls the flow of parts.

  • Defines make vs. buy.

  • Structures Manufacturing Bill of Material (MBOM).

  • Defines sequence of operations and specifies procedures for product build.

  • Develops product build flow for efficiency.

  • Ensures manufacturing processes and procedures are in compliance with customer requirements.

  • Develops and controls manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control and supporting data collection. Specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment used to fabricate products.

  • Supports the build and test of product.

  • Clears constraints affecting production of aircraft. Investigates and initiates corrective actions and improvements in product quality and efficiency.

  • Collaborates with tool design to ensure product build is repeatable.

  • Oversees the integration of new aircraft assembly technologies and processes.

  • Candidate has a complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in the field. Candidate also has a general knowledge of other related disciplines.

  • Provides technical solutions to a wide range of complex and difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.

  • Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.

  • Represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.

Job Category : Engineering