Requisition ID: R10084631Category: EngineeringLocation: Palmdale, CA, USACitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: No Teleworking not available for this positionShift: Days (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the TimeRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be availablePositions Available: 1At 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.Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.Northrop Grumman’s Aeronautics Systems sector is currently hiring a Deployable Advanced Automation Engineering Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA. However, it will require temporary assigned work overseas.Essential Functions:Oversee and manage the daily production availability of all automated equipment.Responsible for the performance, status, sustainment, and continuous improvement of both equipment and processes.Lead and manage a team of engineers responsible for a wide range of automated production processes such as drilling robots, painting robots, automated guided vehicles, and various automated technologies.Establish and sustain the maximum availability of production automation through planned maintenance, optimization, and event recovery.Organize a broad range of specialized training for engineering and production operation personnel.Use advanced programming and analysis tools to maintain the Automation organizations body of knowledge, establish role and responsibility requirements, recognize strengths and opportunities in employee competency, and foster team development events.Determine proper staffing requirements, resource assignments, and sustain a staff of individuals to ensure our charter and customers goals are realized.This 9/80 work schedule is Monday through Thursday 1st “6 AM – 4:00 PM” or 2nd shift “4:12 PM – 2:12 AM” and any work schedule.Basic Qualifications:Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with 5 years of experience in production assembly/fabrication including composites, metallic, coatings application, and/or production manufacturing operationsExperience within the aerospace, automotive, or production related industry and/or with automated systems/machinesMinimum of 2 years of proven leadership experienceAdvanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and ProjectMust have the ability to travel to support business requirementsExperience within the aerospace, automotive, or production related industry and/or with automated systems/machinesThis position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret or Top Secret Clearance as well as Program Special access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.Ability to obtain DOD Secret or Top Secret ClearancePreferred Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)Assembly automation experience, troubleshooting design and installation experience.Knowledge of composite fabrication and tooling, concepts.Experience designing in 3D CAD e.G. CATIA, NX, CREO etc. and a firm understanding of GD& T and tolerance stack-upProject Management skills (proposal creation, scheduling, budget tracking)Ability to interface/communicate with multiple levels of leadership, clients, and vendorsUnderstanding of Coordination of design and fabrication requirements for tools and fixtures with customers, both internal and externalExperience in the development, capture, and execution of R& D technology capabilities.Experience assessing maturity of new technology for transition to productionExperience with authoring proposals, technical documents, and proceduresProgram management experience and PMP certificationExperience providing innovative techniques focused on improving product designs and tooling assemblies or equipmentThe ability to demonstrate project management skills and problem-solving skills while supporting multiple projects simultaneouslyExperience with drilling, CNC, and advanced manufacturing technologiesExperience with statistical analysis / green belt Six SigmaCertification with using earned value management system (EVMS) for tracking project financialsExperience with machine controls, electrical theory, PLC ladder logicExperience with robotics and robotic programingUnderstanding and experience with CBA/ROI analysis and justificationCurrent and active DOD Secret or Top Secret ClearanceAbility to obtain and retain special program access clearance within 365 days from submissionSalary Range: $130,500 USD $195,700 USDEmployees 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.