Working at Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine

We design, manufacture and service maritime navigation solutions and operate around the world.
 

Learn more about the responsibilities of the departments within Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine:

Engineering

At the core of Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine is engineering and technology. This is the largest single function within the company, based in the UK and Germany. We offer opportunities for engineers of all disciplines including software, systems, mechanical, applications and machinery automation specialists across all experience levels. Our reputation is founded on the design and development of world class products and systems to customers around the world and for the delivery of large scale marine technology solutions to international navies. Depending on your experience and interest, we have opportunities for engineering management, project leadership and for contributing as part of the team.

Business Development and Sales

Business Development and Sales drive growth and new business opportunities, through working alongside our agents and key customers. This approach ensures Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine technology and innovation is linked to, and anticipates, our customer's needs. In direct sales you will be developing relationships and growing the business with major customers; shipyards or ship owners for commercial business and with international navies for defence business. An international group of agents working on the company’s behalf supports and promotes sales as an integral part of our growth and success. Business Development has a critical role in supporting international agents in reaching their targets through training, product knowledge and business planning.

Service

Key to our reputation as a leader in marine solutions is the worldwide service providing installation and repair around the clock. We employ skilled service engineers in each of our worldwide offices. This function offers the opportunity to work as a field engineer working on board vessels from, cruise liners and container ships to military vessels, providing a wide range of marine equipment. If you enjoy the outdoor environment, relish challenge, variety and problem solving, these roles offer a unique opportunity.     

Mission Assurance

Creating and maintaining a culture of quality management, through our ISO certification, is fundamental to the long-term success of Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine. Working in a complex, challenging environment, the role of Mission Assurance is to help the organisation sustain quality in deliverables and continuous improvement. A role in Mission Assurance involves you in all aspects of our business cycle from ensuring quality in our product and system design to quality assurance in our supply chain and business processes. You will be part of the audits and corrective processes that follow.

Finance

Our finance function is a critical partner to the business in providing analysis, insight and guidance to enable strategic decision-making and successful results. Financial planning and reporting at Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine are closely integrated with the processes that operate at a US corporate level. There are a wealth of opportunities to become involved in, and rotate through, disciplines including accounting, financial planning and reporting, credit control, tax, programme and strategic business unit planning and financial control and pricing.

Business Support

Our worldwide business comprises many thousands of large and small orders, for products, services and programmes. Robust contracts, compliant with law and managed for risk underpin our ability to do business. Our success is founded on a dedicated team of order processers and co-ordinators who connect the customers’ needs with the deliverables and service at the right time in the right place.

Strategic Business

Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine operates in both the commercial and defence marketplace. The Strategic Business function works across the organisation to set the direction on technology offerings, routes to market and deliverables with accountability for growth and profitability. Working here offers great insight and the opportunity to contribute to the heart of the business. You may be managing a particular product portfolio or having responsibility for programme management.

Supply Chain

Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine business depends on a robust supply chain spread across the world. Our focus is on working closely with a trusted base of suppliers and sub-contractors to source and manufacture our products, with a focus on reliable, cost-effective solutions that can be delivered on time, every time. The two centres of excellence for procurement and supply chain management are in the United Kingdom and Germany, with logistics expertise in The Netherlands and Singapore.
 

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