San Diego, California

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.

Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career. Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Level 2 Obsolescence Engineer to support our Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) team. The selected candidate will perform System and Component level Lifecycle Management Engineering activities across multiple programs in the Autonomous Systems (AtS) portfolio in San Diego, CA.

The candidate must have excellent inter-personal, written and verbal communication skills as well as proven leadership skills as they lead teams of engineers, logisticians, buyers, etc. in pursuing recommendations for fixes to issues. Candidate will focus on systems affected by DMSMS issues, and help coordinate activities to ensure solutions are in place to minimize or prevent impacts production or sustainment contracts.  Key aspects of the position include working effectively with Procurement/ Subcontracts, Integrated Product Teams, functional organizations, external customers and Program Management to identify, address, and resolve DMSMS issues.

Essential Functions:

Gather, collect, record, track, and verify data from multiple sources and maintain DMSMS records

Assist Engineering groups with the selection and validation of replacement components

Facilitate DMS resolution activities including scheduling meetings, briefings, and discussion topics; preparation of agendas and meeting minutes. Participate in working groups and ad hoc committees/meetings

Analyze and predict production and sustainment requirements to construct strategic DMS roadmaps for end-of-life subsystems and components

Engage with senior management and government customers to ensure coordination and integration of DMSMS resolution activities

Work with suppliers to ensure DMSMS issues are resolved at the lowest cost while maintaining high quality and reliability

Assist in developing program metrics for evaluating the effectiveness of DMS activities

The successful candidate must be familiar with database management, and industry standard software tools (MS Project, Visio, and SharePoint). The successful candidate must have experience performing data analysis using Excel or comparable tools. These tools will be used to perform statistical analysis with linear regression and trending and visual representations of data and results. Solid written and oral communications as well as presentation skills should be present as well, and candidate must be able to communicate their work, especially its significance and relevancy, in a clear, detailed manner.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in a STEM field

Active DoD Secret Clearance

Familiarity with Project Management processes and procedures

Experience with data mining techniques.

Understanding of data analytics and visualization techniques

Familiarity with DMSMS concepts and processes

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.

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

San Diego, California

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

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