Full Job Description
Requisition ID: R10011701
Category: Technical Support
Location: Beaufort - SC, United States of America
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: Yes, 25% 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.
Northrop Grumman Defense Systems has an opening for an F-35 CFT Team Lead to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in MCAS Beaufort, South Carolina and will manage F-35 scheduling, planning, and integration activities for NGTS Dept of Navy (DoN) Contract Field Team (CFT) operations.
The individual in this position acts as the primary liaison for all post-delivery Time Compliance Technical Directive (TCTD) DoN CFT modifications, guides the successful implementation of F-35 modification efforts, and coordinates with CFT supervisors and staff to ensure safety, quality, schedule, and cost compliance.
This individual coordinates with the on-site CFT manager/supervisor and manages scheduling, modifications planning, and overall support for the Lemoore (and possibly additional) CFT operation.
This support includes engineering support, parts/kits, tools, materiel, and consumables.
Evaluates completion of modification efforts and provides feedback to the program and CFT for continuous improvement.
Builds relationships with host unit organizations, attends host unit and program meetings, and provides overall status and updates to program leadership for modification development, support planning, integration, and implementation.
Must have either a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 6 years of aircraft maintenance experience or a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 4 years of aircraft maintenance experience; or High School/GED and 10 years of aircraft maintenance experience
Must have an active U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance
Must be able to successfully complete and pass government required F-35 trainings (Advanced Technical Training and/or Cadre Course) for continued employment
Must be willing to provide temporarily support to our other CFT locations at: NAS Lemoore, MCAS Miramar, MCAS Cherry Point, or MCAS Yuma should the need arise
Fighter aircraft MRO&U experience.
DoD aircraft MRO&U experience.
Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a team lead or supervisor
F-35, F-22, B-2, or other low observable (LO) program experience.
Proficient implementing Time Compliance Technical Directives (TCTD).
Proficient interpreting and analyzing modification engineering drawings and manufacturing/material process specifications.
Experience and working knowledge with F-35 sustainment tools; Product Data Manager (PDM), JSF Data Library (JDL), Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS).
Knowledge and experience with program change/configuration management and associated change boards for processing change requests with retrofit implications.
Proficient with Microsoft Business Suite.
Salary Range: 1 - 1
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.