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Northrop Grumman Supervisor, Electrical Test Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama

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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Job Summary:

Duties will require daily contact with space launch vehicle hardware and solid rocket motors. Candidate will be responsible for assisting the Manager, Engineering by providing technical leadership of the electrical engineering test team in the final system-level testing of air launched and ground launched target vehicles. Specific duties may include: set daily priorities and tasking for the electrical engineering test team; direct the development of detailed work instructions, processes and procedures for the assembly and test of launch vehicle systems; ensure consistent application of assembly processes and philosophies across all products; coordinate integration activities and schedules with Production and Operations management team, program engineers and various customer organizations; ensure hardware defects and test anomalies are properly identified and documented, and develop and implement robust and effective corrective actions; identify opportunities for continuous process improvement and advocate for their implementation; provide input to the Manager, Engineering toward employee performance management. Good interpersonal skills required as well as the ability to communicate with engineers from various backgrounds.

Occasional business travel may be required.

Basic Qualifications:

BS Engineering plus 7 years directly related experience. Must have Supervisory experience or previous Lead Engineer experience.

Candidate must possess a current Secret Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

Electrical engineering degree is preferred for this position. Candidate shall have a background in electrical engineering, design or test, and also have a solid understanding of system-level integration and test concepts as they apply to the testing of complex systems.

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

Job Category : Engineering


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