Sr Engineering Manager

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.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

NGIS is seeking a Sr. Engineering Manager for its team at the Bacchus Utah facility.

Job Description:

This position will lead 20 25 Tooling and Facilities Engineers at the Bacchus facility and is ultimately responsible for meeting the technical solutions for all associated areas and programs. The qualified candidate must be able to lead an engineering group to effectively meet plant requirements for safety and quality as well as the program requirements for cost and schedule. Technical, project management, organizational and multi-tasking skills are strongly needed. This position will also be acting Director of Facilities, Maintenance, and Tooling when the current director is not available.

Screening Requirements:

BS Degree in Engineering or a technical field, Engineering Degree preferred
Minimum 5 years' experience in an Engineering Management or Lead role
Prefer 5 - 10 years' experience in Tooling, Facilities, Process or Manufacturing Engineering
Proven project management background for large fabrication/construction-related efforts
Strong experience recruiting and managing a team of engineers across programs
Excellent problem solving skills are a must, and proven leadership of cross functional teams in resolving complex technical issues (product and processing equipment).
Sound financial understanding, including capital management and make/buy decision processes
Experience with machine tool-based manufacturing systems preferred
Knowledge of and experience with solid rocket motor manufacturing and processing
May be hired at a lower level with less experience and skills.
Ability to quickly understand TE/FE project methodology
Working knowledge of CAD systems IDEAS, NX and AutoCAD preferred
Strong Tooling or Facilities Engineering background highly desired
Proven experience in Lean Manufacturing, and mentoring/coaching others in rapid problem solving and improvement.
Must have good communication and technical presentation skills
Highly motivated self-starter.

Preferred Requirements:
Computer skills using MS software Microsoft Project knowledge desired
Strong EVMS Skills desired
Supply Chain background and MBA degree a plus.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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