ineering to grow the Production Engineering capabilities.
This role requires the development of close working relationships between our production team, design & engineering teams, senior leadership team and procurement team. The primary tasks will be to plan and lead engineering work-packages and support the delivery of projects working closely with our suppliers to ensure their production activities are managed to timescales to meet programme objectives and manufactured to defined standards. The majority of the manufacturing will be undertaken by third parties but will require customer interaction in a hybrid fashion with potential visits to supplier sites required to support manufacture, testing and inspection, as required.
Specialist engineering knowledge of Electrical/Mechanical systems on a variety of defence programmes from a manufacturing perspective is preferred.
Line Manager (20%)
Note: this role is above and beyond your technical engineering delivery activities. The following line management roles and responsibilities are anticipated to take circa 20% of your time.
To provide leadership, people management and development support to our staff. Ensuring the delivery of the discipline strategy through a focused and consistent approach to people management.
To take responsibility for listening to any team issues, collating and escalating up the Line management organisation when necessary, for correct and timely action.
To support career and personal development, driving improvement initiatives to improve the capacity, efficiency and effectiveness of the team.
Your Future Team:
"This role is a great fit for a Principal Production Engineer looking for further career development opportunities and to manage a team of Production Engineers. You'll be working with top talent to contribute to the continued safe deployment of the latest in-service submarines for the Royal Navy. What an opportunity!
Kenneth Park - Hardware Engineering Manager @ Northrop Grumman UK
We are an extensively experienced and supportive team working in a matrix structure that promotes collaboration, opportunity for new experiences and learning. We will give you space to develop your career and build on your capability to lead inside and outside a project team.
Diversity is at the heart of our success. Our team share experience, knowledge and new thinking gained from a wide range of backgrounds perspective, culture, gender, race, age and many other elements across several industries. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from communities currently under-represented within our industry . We treat everyone with respect and foster safe and inclusive environments.
About Our Responsibilities:
Our customers operate in unique environments which offer new and exciting challenges every day, cultivating a place where you can learn and thrive, working alongside the best minds in industry. We'll give you space to develop your career, where your ideas can shape the future of our dynamic business.
We promote collaboration to achieve more than we could imagine, together. And w ithin a respectful and inspirational environment, we value what you say and do.
How to Apply:
Interested in our opportunity?
Yes - then simply submit your application online. Your application will be reviewed by one of our expert recruiters who'll then respond advising you of the outcome and next steps for successful candidates.
Possibly, I'd like to find out more - email [email protected] to connect with one of our Sourcing Specialists who will be happy to support you with any enquires.
Background checks and potentially security clearance form part of the recruitment process, our team will inform you of the procedures when required.
Northrop Grumman UK:
Work with a global brand that makes a real contribution to our nation's security and future. At Northrop Grumman UK, the brightest minds come together to push the boundaries and Define Possible. As leaders in the digital transformation of Aerospace, Defence and Intelligence we are providing ground-breaking outcomes for our customers.
UK Defence Business:
Our UK Defence business is a Sovereign software and systems centre of excellence. As well as developing and supporting UK wide and internationally deployed multi-domain command and control systems, our work is critical to the modern backbone of the Royal Navy. We pioneer - with fierce curiosity, dedication, and innovation, we seek to solve the world's most challenging problems.
Find out more: https://https://www.northropgrumman.com/careers/job-search-united-kingdom/
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce.