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Manager Engineering 3 - Advanced Technology

Northrop Grumman
Elkton, MD 21921
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**Northrop Grumman** is currently seeking a **Manager Engineering 3 - Advanced Technology** for our **Elkton, Maryland** location. The manager will be responsible for managing a staff of approximately 15-20 engineers and managers.
The **Northrop Grumman** Propulsion Systems and Controls (PS&C) facility in Elkton, Maryland began solid-propellant rocket operations in 1948. Today, the Elkton PS&C facility designs, develops, and produces solid-propellant propulsion and ordnance systems in programs professionally managed for a variety of Government and commercial customers. The facility also serves as the hub for offsite engineering and test facilities in Ronkonkoma, NY, Palm Beach Gardens, FL and San Jose, CA.
**Primary Job responsibilities are:**
Manage groups of engineers performing systems engineering and preliminary design of solid propellant and air-breathing propulsion systems, supporting new/follow-on pursuits, current development programs, and production programs. The manager will ensure that the technical plans and work products meet the program requirements, scope, and cost/schedule constraints. In addition, he/she will actively manage their individual contributor and subordinate manager direct reports in areas such as safety, job expectations, career goals, mentoring/coaching, and Engineering Department accountabilities. Further, he/she will ensure the staff receives the appropriate training and skill development opportunities to be successful in their roles, and will provide feedback (performance appraisals) with respect to their individual performance levels.

**Job** **Responsibilities** :
+ Planning, prioritization, allocation, and management of resources to meet program staffing and department budget goals.
+ Coach, support, and motivate to ensure a high performing engineering team. This includes use of Development Plans, stretch assignments, 1:1 feedback, coaching/mentoring, training, recognition, promotion/equity, and other tools to develop and reward our engineering talent.
+ Set and promote high standards for quality and safety. Maintains assigned Northrop Grumman engineering processes and drives technical excellence by ensuring team output meets technical standards.
+ Support technology growth in innovation identification, roadmap development, and proposal support.
+ Ensuring that Engineering, Program Management, and other functional departments are aligned in understanding program/proposal goals and the technical and programmatic approaches to achieve these goals.
+ Applying sound engineering principles and ensuring compliance with all command media processes and standards in our technical solutions.
+ Taking a leadership role in solving significant engineering issues. Working with lead/chief engineers, develop plans to resolve the issues, communicate the plan, ensure appropriate technical resources are applied, and advise Senior Management on progress.
+ Represent and communicate Northrop Grumman technical capabilities and technologies to internal and external customers.
+ Use appropriate metrics to monitor engineering performance and drive data-based decision making.
+ Actively pursue improvement initiatives related to Engineering processes and procedures, including audit and training. Success in this role will require sound engineering judgment, innovative thinking and excellent interpersonal/management skills in order to plan, motivate and accomplish goals through your staff.


**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Minimum of 10 years of experience in successful proposal, design, and development of controllable solid rocket motors
+ Prior leadership experience, as well as having experience managing others
+ Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or related science field
+ Strong technical background in controllable solid propulsion and/or air-breathing propulsion, technical planning, technical risk assessment, and systems engineering
+ Must be a self-starter and possess the skills necessary to lead and motivate others, achieving results in a timely manner
+ Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to present to internal and external customers and management
+ Intermediate to advanced computer skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Ability to understand and work with multiple enterprise-wide systems.
+ Strong people, leadership, and project management skills.
+ Ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance which requires US Citizenship as a prerequisite

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Master's degree or higher in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
+ Active Secret Clearance

**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.

**Job Category** : Engineering


Posted: 2020-09-22 Expires: 2020-11-12

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