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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, located in Baltimore, MD, is seeking a Mechanical Engineering Manager to lead a functional team of mechanical design engineers. This team is responsible for the design and development of cutting-edge AESA Radar hardware, which includes electronic packaging, microelectronic packaging, prototyping, manufacturing process development and production support. Example AESA products can be viewed at this website: https://www.northropgrumman.com/what-we-do/air/active-electronically-sca… .
This position will report into the Advanced Mission Capabilities (AMC) Advanced Engineering organization, located at the Baltimore, MD (BWI) campus .
The functional lead's roles and responsibilities include:
Managing a functional group comprised of approximately 15 mechanical engineers of varying experience levels, including performance management, merit planning, job assignment management/prioritization, career development, new employee onboarding and coaching.
Engaging the functional team with timely flow-down of information and fostering robust collaboration within the team.
Collaborating with project team leads, in order to support project planning and execution activities, labor and material cost estimation, staffing, design process execution, etc.
Maintaining awareness of each group member's project responsibilities and performance, providing guidance, and helping them to identify resources needed to overcome obstacles and meet project objectives.
Developing and maintaining a working knowledge of applicable design processes, guidelines, policies, and best practices, and ensuring that all functional team members are aware of and are compliant with these items.
Supporting and leading department initiatives, which could include process improvement, workforce engagement, talent recruiting and interviewing, training material development, technology roadmap development, cross-organization collaboration, etc.
The various functional management tasks typically comprise approximately 20% of chargeable time, on average. The manager will be expected to maintain a technical or project leadership role that comprises the remaining 80%.
Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or another relevant STEM discipline.
Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in an engineering and/or technical leadership role
Demonstrated success leading, collaborating, and building teams on complex technical projects.
Self-motivated, proactive, organized and detail oriented. Excellent verbal and written communication, time management and organizational skills.
Ability to work onsite full-time at the Baltimore (BWI) facility.
US Citizenship, with the ability to receive DoD Secret clearance (or higher).
Demonstrated success in a functional management, project management, or similar technical leadership role.
Experience with the design and development of ruggedized electronic hardware, in particular antennas, microelectronic packages, and circuit card assemblies
Familiarity with the processes, roles, tools and facilities related to AESA Radar hardware development at the NGMS BWI facility, including hardware design, systems engineering, supply chain, manufacturing, test, and quality assurance.
Experience with Siemens Teamcenter, NX, Xpedition, and Autocad design tools.
Active DoD Secret or higher security clearance.
Salary Range:* $107,000 USD - $160,000 USD
Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In 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.
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