Engineering Manager 2

    • Chandler, AZ

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems and technology that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 are making history.

The Tactical Space Systems division has an opening for an Engineering Manager of the Environmental Test Group at our Gilbert Arizona Satellite Manufacturing Facility. This Engineering Manager 2 position reports functionally to the Director of I&T and is responsible for leading the Environmental Test Organization. This position encompasses Functional Management of Engineers and Technicians within the organization for the three Environmental Areas; Vibration/Acoustics, Thermal Vacuum and Electromagnetic Interference/Compatibility Work Centers. The role includes all aspects of staff management, including recruiting, hiring, training, coaching/mentoring, career development and compensation management.

This position also encompasses the specialized equipment and tools utilized in the work-centers, the associated maintenance and upgrades as well as the utilization of the of the equipment and the work centers. Duties also include scheduling the work center resources, both equipment and personnel and managing the execution of tasks within the work centers, planning customer needs and reporting and or escalating conflicts within each work center.

It is preferred that the candidate has knowledge and experience in more than one of the following areas: Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and/or Test Engineering. The candidate should have working knowledge in their field to manage the team to successfully development, plan and execute test activities within the three environmental test work centers.


Basic Qualifications:

•A Bachelor's degree in Systems, Electrical, Mechanical, Engineering, or STEM discipline with a minimum of 6 years of management/leadership experience in an environmental test or production position.

•Must have demonstrated management/leadership skills and the ability to work both independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in a fast paced environment.

• US citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance
• Ability to establish schedules and workflows with the capability to manage and schedule quickly changing priorities
• Excellent written and oral communications skills and technical presentation experience

Preferred Qualifications:

• Active Top Secret/SCI clearance with SAP/SAR access
• Demonstrated expertise in ERP, Continuous Improvement, Lean or Agile manufacturing methodologies
• Spaceflight hardware Integration or Test Experience

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.

A leading global security company, Northrop Grumman provides innovative products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber security, and complex logistics to government and commercial clients.

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