Manager Hardware Engineering 2 - Design Drafting

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a candidate with leadership skills to manage a design/drafting team within the Hardware Engineering Department at the Undersea Systems campus in Annapolis, MD. This is a dual role encompassing both people leadership and technical performance.

The primary functions of this role are to provide functional management of ~12
designers & drafters, technical leadership in the design and drawing creationof complex mechanical underwater systems, oversight and control of ongoing engineering projects and support for management of the larger Hardware Engineering Department including manpower, employee engagement and training. The successful candidate should have demonstrated experience in hardware design, an understanding of design for manufacturing practices, developing process improvement initiatives, procedures and documentation for manufacturing, and an understanding of design/draftings role for supporting small to medium production quantities.

Proficient use of NX design tools and a working understanding of Teamcenteris required. The candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, demonstrated leadership skills, and the ability to work both independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in a fast paced environment.
Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 9 years of professional experience.
  • US citizenship, an Interim Secret clearance to start and the ability and willingness to obtain a TS/SCI and pass a polygraph. Proficiency in using common design/drafting, production and office tools (including NX, TeamCenter, MS Office).


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent Engineering or Technical degree with minimum 9 years of professional experience or equivalent Master's degree with minimum 7 years of professional experience inclusive of managerial experience.


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