Salary $120,000 - $180,000 a year
Full job description
Requisition id: r10003249
Location: plymouth, minnesota, united states of america
Citizenship required: united states citizenship
Clearance type: secret
Telecommute: yes-may consider hybrid teleworking for this position
Shift: 1st shift (united states of america)
Travel required: yes, 25% of the time
Positions available: 1
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 comeOur 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 moonWe 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 wayOur 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 impossibleOur employees are not only part of history, they`re making history.
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 comeOur 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 moonWe 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 wayOur 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 impossibleOur employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.
Northrop grumman defense systems is an agile full-spectrum provider of innovative mission critical solutions for a wide variety of national security, defense, civilian and international customers across all domains and servicesOur products enable missions on the front lines of national security; deter near peer and asymmetric threats; and deliver readiness through modernization and sustainment of aircraft, software and electronics systems.
Northrop grumman defense systems is currently seeking a technical director (senior principal or staff systems engineer) to join our team in plymouth, mn.
The successful candidate for this role will function as a technical lead for weapon payload development programs of significant complexity and scope in the fuzing and warheads operating unitResponsibilities for this position encompass oversight, planning and technical direction to engineering, design, procurement and manufacturing teams in support of the program manager; and as the primary technical interface with the customer technical teamThis position requires an individual who can multi-task, delegate effectively, and possesses exceptional time management skillsExcellent communication, writing, and presentation skills are criticalIn this role, the individual will interface with program managers and customers, and direct the work of engineers of various disciplines to accomplish program objectives.
Oversee the execution of systems engineering and development of architecture and design to meet customer requirements.
Manage the engineering effort to comply with the northrop grumman quality management system processes.
Provide technical oversight of requirements, architecture and design trade studies to select the best possible design solutions, taking into account system performance and functionality, material selection, strength, weight, manufacturability and cost.
Coordinate the presentation of technical data at program reviews (including the system requirement review (srr), system functional review (sfr), preliminary design review (pdr) and critical design review (cdr) and in technical reports.
Coordinate with production engineers and facilities to transition ordnance design into production.
Coordinate design for assembly (dfa) and design for manufacturing (dfm) workshops during the design and development phase of the program.
Direct the work of engineers of various disciplines to accomplish program objectives.
Manage cost and schedule for assigned projects/programs.
Participate in business development activities including development of technology roadmaps, customer interface meetings, proposal writing and cost estimating.
Bs in engineering is required; mechanical, systems or aerospace degree is strongly preferred with 14 years of related engineering design experience, including 5 years in a related technical leadership capacity.
Previous defense industry experience.
Knowledge of manufacturing processes and procedures.
Strong understanding of computer aided design (cad).
Familiarity with model based system engineering processes and tools, such as cameo system modeler and doors.
Understanding of finite element analysis for structural analysis and thermal analysis of designs.
Six sigma and design for assembly / design for manufacturing (dfa/dfm) experience.
Experience with cost account management and reporting, preferably earned value management system (evms).
U.sCitizenship: must be able to obtain a secret clearance.
Able to multi-task and delegate effectively; and possess exceptional time management skills.
Excellent communication, writing, and presentation skills.
Ability to work independently as well as in a team leadership environment.
Microsoft office proficiency (excel, word, power point, project).
Domestic travel: approximately 8-12 times per year to meet with customers and suppliers.
Salary range: $120,000 usd - $180,000 usd salary range 2: $149,000 usd - $223,400 usd
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base payAnnual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company resultsEmployees in vice president or director positions may be eligible for long term incentivesIn addition, northrop grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, company paid holidays and paid time off (pto) for vacation and/or personal business.
The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priorityThe company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their covid-19 vaccinationsU.sNorthrop grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under executive order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.
Northrop grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforceWe 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 classFor our complete eeo/aa and pay transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/eeoU.sCitizenship is required for most positions.
Posted 30+ days ago