JSTARS Avionics Manager / Mgr General Manufacturing 1 Job at Northrop Grumman – 4.0 in Lake Charles, LA

Requisition ID: R10024218

Category: Manufacturing and Production

Location: Lake Charles – LA, United States of America

Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship

Clearance Type: Secret

Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

Shift: Days (United States of America)

Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

Positions Available: 1

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.

Are you ready to put your management experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, our Defense Systems Sector wants you to join our team as an JSTARS Manager, General Manufacturing 1 (Avionics). This position is located in Lake Charles, LA.

In this position, you will provide objective-oriented direction and work assignment to non-exempt team members utilizing management guidelines & general policies of the Manufacturing segment of the JSTARS program/function.

Your responsibilities include:
Planning and program performance addressing cost, schedule, technical performance, and quality of a work package, subsystem, or related group of work packages in a MRO environment.

Provide coaching, set goals, approve time, and provide overall guidance to a team of employees.

Oversee a team and task assigned to the organizational group performed by non-exempt employees.

Establish a team environment and directs a training system to provide technical knowledge for the safe maintenance, repair, and operation of aircraft, aircraft systems, ground equipment, tools, test equipment, stores and facilities, according to established procedures.

May analyze current operating problems and future operating requirements to identify training needs.


Basic Qualifications:
1. High School diploma or equivalent (GED) and at least 7 years related experience

2. Ability to obtain/maintain a secret DoD security clearance

3. Ability to be subject to a variety of physical conditions and able to wear respirator or other safety gear

4. Ability to be subject to areas which could cause various phobias due to height or closed spaces

5. Ability to compose materials such as detailed reports, work‐related manuals, publications

6. Repair, installing trouble shooting of aircraft avionics systems.

7. Ability to perform tasks such as avionics, engine operations, APU operations and flight control systems.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. A&P license

2. A minimum of 7 years of experience with aircraft avionics systems.

Salary Range: 77600 – 116400

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

About the Company

Company: Northrop Grumman – 4.0

Company Location:  Lake Charles, LA

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