Northrop Grumman Computer Aided Drafting Section Manager in Hill AFB, Utah

Computer Aided Drafting Section Manager

Requisition ID: 17006980

Location(s): United States-Utah-Hill AFB

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security and freedom of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place you.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, logistics and modernization, cyber security, and C4ISR to government and commercial customers. We operate in all 50 states and 25 countries with 65,000 employees who are committed to innovation, development, and discovery. Here at Northrop Grumman, we seek to deliver the value of performance by bringing the next generation of technology to life.

Our professionals live and breathe different perspectives here; we are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and well aware that the more ideas, backgrounds, opinions, and experiences we bring to our work, the stronger that work will be. Just as you would invest your time and hard work into our company, we focus on investing back into you through enriching professional experiences and high-quality learning and development opportunities. We want you to bring your whole self to work and for you to have meaningful connections with your coworkers, customers, and communities, while providing the best products, systems, and technologies to protect our world.

Northrop Grumman Technology Services (NGTS) seeks to fill a Manager Level 1 for Computer Aided Design and Drafting. This is a dual role encompassing both people leadership and technical performance.

Typical roles and responsibilities include:

·People Leadership for an engineering organization, to include performance management, career development, staffing, and merit planning

·Provide project and technical oversight for Computer Aided Design and Drafting activities performed by the group

·Provide ownership of and direction to the Computer Aided Design and Drafting processes used in the group

·Support department initiatives, recruiting, technology roadmap creation, cross-campus/sector involvement, and NCTA project leadership

This position is also responsible for staffing and workload forecast; employee inclusion, engagement, mentoring and career development; employee training and identification and training of skills required to execute on programs. The responsibilities include the recruiting, sourcing, onboarding, performance management and contract maintenance for the contractors working in the business area.

The successful candidate will clearly demonstrate strong leadership skills to achieve sustainable top performance. He/she will have a track record as an effective communicator and problem solver who is able to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. This candidate will demonstrate a commitment to ethics and integrity, and the capability to innovate while challenging traditional ways of doing business. Demonstrated abilities to build diverse and inclusive teams with high levels of engagement, including mentoring and coaching, are a must. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. This candidate will demonstrate a broad skill set that is balanced between interpersonal, business, and technical capabilities. He / she will have an ability to operate in a team environment and collaborate across the sector business areas as required to accomplish the team goals. The candidate will work closely with the directors and managers of other engineering disciplines, program directors and program managers. The ideal candidate will also be able to champion change within the organization, to achieve competitive advantage for the business.

Up to 25% yearly travel is possible.

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, the candidate must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

·Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Design or equivalent technical degree

·Minimum 2 years’ experience and at least 1 years providing technical leadership of a engineering team

·A US Citizen able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance (or higher) per business requirements

·Familiarity with AerospaceVehicle and Ground Support Equipment design

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential considerations:

·Master's degree in Engineering, Business Management, Engineering Leadership, or equivalent

·2 years or more performing people leadership duties

·Position prefers a candidate with a current DoD Secret Clearance

·Experience with Computer Aided Design and Drafting

·Thorough knowledge of industry standards (e.g. ASME and MIL-STD)

·Knowledge and experience with production and manufacturing processes

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 statement, please U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Title: Computer Aided Drafting Section Manager

Location: Utah-Hill AFB

Requisition ID: 17006980