Aerodynamics, Performance and Propulsion Department Director

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

DiversityWorking El Segundo, CA

Company
DiversityWorking
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
7281988
AJE Ref #
576154654
Location
El Segundo, CA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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16018589
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United States\-California\-El Segundo
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Relocation assistance may be available
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Yes, 25 % of the Time
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* At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting\-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery\. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe\. Our
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* are not only part of history, they're making history\.Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems \(NGAS\) is seeking an Aerodynamics, Performance and Propulsion Department Director to join our Flight Sciences Organization\. This position reports to the Director, Flight Sciences, Engineering and Global Product Development \(E&GPD\)\.This position is responsible for providing the people, processes and tools to meet the current and future Aerodynamics, Performance and Propulsion Department \(AP&P\) needs of the Integrated Product Teams \(IPTs\) within Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems \(NGAS\)\.AP&P covers the following disciplines and subordinate skills:
Aerodynamic Design and Analysis, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Air Vehicle Performance and Sizing, Air\-Breathing Propulsion Inlet and Exhaust Design and Engine Performance and Integration\. The Director of AP&P shall execute the following charter:
Provide the technical and people leadership needed to establish and maintain a World class AP&P organization across multiple locations and programs\. Manage capital assets and indirect budgets required for the AP&P disciplines to perform their IPT statements of work\. Provide functional oversight for AP&P across NGAS including independent technical reviews of major IPTs\. Establish and maintain the AP&P \- specific processes and design manuals for NGAS programs\. Facilitate and promote Affordability, Knowledge Management, and other process improvement initiatives including the instantiation of metrics covering engineering efficiency and quality, as well as sharing of lessons learned and best practices throughout the organization\. Promote consistency across the organization, IPTs, R&T, and Advanced Systems in using common toolsThe successful candidate will have:
+ An upbeat, pro\-active attitude+ Strong team\-building/collaboration skills+ Demonstrated ability to build diverse/inclusive teams with engaged team members+ Demonstrated skill in improving team engagement+ Demonstrated mentoring and coaching skills+ Excellent 2\-way verbal and written communication skills \(upward and downward\)+ Strong technical trouble\-shooting skills with demonstrated performance in bringing broader cross\-discipline systems engineering thinking to problem solvingThis position is located in El Segundo / Manhattan Beach California\. Relocation assistance may be available\.Travel is required at an average of one coast\-to\-coast trip per month, typically a 4 to 5 day trip for departmental and technical coordination, with an additional once per month, several day trip to Rancho Bernardo, CA\.Basic Qualifications:
+ Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an accredited institution+ 10 years of strong technical credentials in some combination of Aircraft Configuration, Mass Properties and Loads and Dynamics disciplines, with broad knowledge across all the AD&CE disciplines under this position+ Strong People and Technical Leadership Skills; Experience leading a team of 20 employees+ Knowledge of Staffing, Metrics and Training+ Must have proven technical management experience preferably in either program IPT, Advanced Systems, technology, and/or functional environments+ Must have experience effectively leading diverse technical teams across multiple locations+ Ability to obtain and retain a D\.O\.D\. Top Secret Clearance with SSBI is required\.Preferred Qualifications:
+ Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited institution+ Active D\.O\.D\. Top Secret Clearance with SSBI+ Possess technical discipline credibility to provide 'backstop' support to programs as required on behalf of team members+ Extensive technical knowledge and experience in several of the following skill areas:
+ Aircraft Conceptual Design+ Aerodynamic Design and Analysis+ Computational Fluid Dynamics+ Vehicle Performance and sizing+ Stability and Control+ Inlet System Design and Analysis+ Exhaust System Design and integration+ Engine Interface and Installation+ Installed Engine Performance and Engine AnalysisNorthrop 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\.
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