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Manager 2, Tool Engineering - IPT Integration


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


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 Aeronautics Systems** has three openings for **Manager 2, IPT Integration, within the Tool Engineering organization** . Positions will be available in **Clearfield, Utah** and **Iuka, Mississippi.**

Our Tooling Organization provides manufacturing Tooling for piece parts to large assemblies. Responsible for the design, procurement, and integration for manufacturing, for defense and commercial Aerospace programs. The manager will direct an integrated product team (IPT), similar to a program management function, responsible for the tooling project life-cycle metrics.

**Tooling IPT Integration Manager Job Duties:**

+ Manages tooling focal points, milestones, inputs, and outputs for successful execution

+ Identifies project resource needs and works with managers to capture resources

+ Maintains tooling schedule and milestones to meet program master schedule objectives

+ Approves tool design orders, statuses tools in IPT meetings, works budget reconciliation with internal customer and external suppliers. Qualifies and down-selects tooling awards

+ Communicates and presents project information and solutions to Program management and leadership

+ Interface with internal and external customers; provide status and forecast of tooling cost and delivery.

+ Develop, maintain, and update departmental procedures relative to Tooling IPT Integration function

+ Perform Cost Account Manager (CAM) responsibilities to ensure compliance to EVMS for program direct budgets

+ Collaborate with other Aeronautics Systems Sector Tooling Organization Management to develop consistent process and procedures to help drive affordability and ensure the deployment of best practices across the sector

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM related discipline and a minimum of 8 years of experience in tooling, manufacturing, project management, and/or implementing technology into a production environment.; OR a Masters degree and a minimum of 6 years experience in tooling, manufacturing, project management, and/or implementing technology into a production environment.

+ Prior leadership experience and a knowledge of project management

+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance as well as the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access within a reasonable timeframe as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Active DoD Secret Security Clearance

+ Current Special Program Access

+ Previous Supervisory and Management experience in managing large projects, with an emphasis on tooling, manufacturing, assembly lines, and implementing technology into a production environment

+ Aerospace or Aviation Industry experience managing tool fabrication organizations & tool fabrication shops, & material procurement

+ Candidates should have solid project management, communication, and presentation skills

**What We Offer:**

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation -- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!

Salary Range: $106,800.00 - $169,100.00

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 .

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

We are a pioneering company.

With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space – our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.

Manager 2, Tool Engineering - IPT Integration

Full time
Iuka, MS 38852

Published on 11/14/2022

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