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 nations 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 employees are not only part of history, theyre making history.
The Specialty Test Team is looking for a level 4 Test Conductor to lead a team of Technicians thru all phases of component level to full scale Structural Testing. The selected candidate must poses good communication skills and a team centric approach. Candidate shall possess the skills and experience that will enable him to interface with Engineers and lead a multi-discipline team of technicians in the development, modification, assembly and check-out of Test Stands used in the Structures Laboratory. Candidate must have verifiable Structural Test experience and a deep understanding of hardware and methodology used in closed loop hydraulic load controls, test set-ups in addition to familiarity with data acquisition hardware as well as related sensors, IE: LVDT, Strain Gages, string Posts Load cells Torque Transducers, etc.
The selected individual is expected to work with minimal engineering direction and oversight. As a Test Conductor the candidate is expected to provide mentorship and leadership beyond the technical scope of our SOW. Candidate must poses the soft skills that will enable him to manage the task at hand in addition to interpersonal issues.
Duties as follows..
Lead a team thru the development, fabrication and assembly of mechanical and electromechanical components, sub-assemblies, systems and full scale test stands.
Spearhead the development and documentation of sub-system and system test methodology.
Preside over / conduct test and integration efforts, execute to test plans
Ensure that the crew maintain compliance with Operational as well as Environmental Health and Safety directives.
Recommend modifications to components or test set-up or procedure to meet desired Test Objectives.
Prioritize, plan, organize and assign tasks and ensure proper and safe execution
Participate in talent transfer efforts, Mentorship assignments.
This position requires multiple shift operations and overtime work. Individual must be able to meet and maintain the specific process certifications to support daily task assignments.