Manager Mechanical Engineering 2

    • Redondo Beach, CA

Engineering

Qualifications:

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space 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're making history.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is looking for a Section Manger - Cryogenic Technologies reporting to the Department Manager of Space Propulsion, Fluid Systems, and Cryocoolers in the Vehicle Integration Directorate. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You craft and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

If this is YOU...keep reading.

You will provide support maintaining and evolving cryogenic propulsion and cryocooler technology that will continue to enable innovative solutions for programs. You will lead a group of approximately 12 engineers responsible for cryogenic propulsion and cryocooler development and production. Approximately 20% of your time will be spent performing leadership, people management, and supervisory duties such as management of personnel, program design reviews, coordination of job assignments, staffing, recruiting, performance management, and enforcement of common tools and processes used by section members across programs. The balance of the section manager's time will be spent supporting propulsion and cryocooler programs.

You will have experience working with diverse technical teams, and must also be experienced with the design, assembly and test of flight hardware. You will work with the flight hardware on acceptance testing and requirement documentation.

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