Warner Robins, Georgia

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.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Configuration Management Manager 1. This position will be located in Warner Robins, Georgia and will support the Subsystems and Software Sustainment Operating Unit, within the Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector. This location primarily supports the sustainment of embedded electronic systems on various USAF and foreign airborne platforms.
The successful candidate will manage a Computer Aided Design / Configuration Management / Document Management team which provides CAD/CM/DM support to various hardware and software programs. This will include staffing, budget planning, employee development and training, program support, goal development and time charging approval. Responsibilities also include reviewing, updating, and maintaining process documentation, auditing and evaluating process compliance, and implementing Corrective Actions resulting from audit findings.

The CAD/CM/DM Manager would be responsible for defining and implementing CAD/CM/DM related process improvements including the transition to a new Teamcenter based Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system. Manager will support proposal and program related meetings and actions required to bid and execute CAD/CM/DM functional tasks.

Essential Functions:
  • Manage CAD/CM/DM team supporting both hardware and software programs including tasking, performance evaluations, and staffing forecasts
  • Perform labor forecasting and planning based on program schedules and coordination with program and other engineering managers
  • Measure the effectiveness of the team, tools and processes to identify areas for improvement
  • Support development, maintenance and execution of CAD/CM/DM processes and procedures ensuring they accurately reflect the appropriate controls and practices for successful program execution
  • Coordinate with programs and other functional area to ensure processes are understood and implemented
  • Preparation of project documentation, such as engineering drawings, production specifications and schedules, and contract modifications, to ensure customer contract requirements are met.
  • Reviewing contract requirements to determine documentation required for each phase of project, applying knowledge of engineering and manufacturing processes.
  • Support and Coordinate product design changes, including managing the Engineering Change Order process. Review and analyze released engineering change data and coordinates changes with engineering, quality, support, manufacturing, and engineering data control activities.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree and 6 years' experience, (or 10 years' experience in lieu of degree) supporting Hardware configuration management in a US Department of Defense contracting environment
  • 2+ years of experience in a formal management position to include providing performance reviews for Direct Reports.
  • 1+ years' experience supporting software configuration management
  • Experience analyzing, evaluating, development and implementing processes and systems within budget and adhere to time requirements and schedule.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced production environment with ability to handle multiple competing tasks and demands simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication, business analytical and problem-solving/trouble shooting skills.
  • Effective Customer Service skills/capabilities with a demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally inside and outside the organization
  • Demonstrated experience developing or managing databases
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Active Secret Security Clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or another STEM field
  • 5+ years' experience supporting the development, sustainment, or deployment of US military electronic warfare, radar, avionics or sensor systems
  • Experience supporting basis of estimate development on proposals for DoD related technical programs over $5M
  • Experience with Microsoft Sharepoint development
  • Experience with Solidworks, AutoCAD, or other Computer Aided Design software in a DoD contract environment
Salary Range: $85,400 USD - $128,000 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.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop 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 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.

Warner Robins, Georgia

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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