1+ months

Mgr Manufacturing Operations 3

Northrop Grumman
Baltimore, MD 21217

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Oversees and manages all operational aspects of a (one or more) manufacturing and/or production area(s), responsible for the safety of the employees, delivering quality products on time and within customer cost targets, and continuous improvement. Provides leadership direction of design and process development, production, operations, engineering, test and Quality Assurance functions. Manages and presents status on cost, schedule and performance for all projects within the area; assesses issues and develops mitigation plans to meet productivity, quality, cost, and delivery goals.

**Job Description**

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) Manufacturing Operations organization is looking for a Manager Manufacturing Operations 3 to oversee operations activities in the Advanced Ceramics Facility (ACF) manufacturing areas. The Manager Manufacturing Operations 3 will have organizational responsibility for up to 60 employees including Manufacturing Management and Union represented employees.

The primary mission is to meet or exceed customer requirements by providing quality products on time and within program cost targets, while promoting a lean manufacturing environment.

**Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:**

+ Leading and collaborating across multi-disciplinary teams to solve challenging problems during ongoing production of radar and electronic combat receiver systems.
+ Developing and growing manufacturing teams in support of programs in all phases of the program lifecycle.
+ Promoting employee empowerment and engagement to maximize employee wellbeing.
+ Explore innovative cost reduction opportunities.
+ Be a change agent within the organization as we implement World Class Manufacturing.
+ Providing leadership direction in areas such as: Technical Guidance, Process Development, Continuous Improvement, Capacity Planning, Capital & Facility Planning, Cost/ Benefit Analysis, Manpower Planning, Staffing, PAS Execution and ISO9001, AS9100 and all auditable processes.
+ Managing annual budgetary responsibilities of $0.75M.
+ Providing direction to employees utilizing management guidelines and general policies.
+ Driving employee efficiency.
+ Meeting product cost and schedule targets.
+ Managing the area to produce quality products.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video: www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideo


**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 9+ years of relevant professional experience.
+ 5+ years of relevant experience in engineering or manufacturing.
+ 2+ years of experience managing or leading people or projects.
+ Demonstrated ability to effectively and constructively communicate with all levels of Manufacturing, Program, Engineering, Functional Support Management, and Professionals.
+ Experience with resource planning and budgeting.
+ The ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret Level Security Clearance, which requires US Citizenship (an Interim Secret clearance is preferred to start).

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Experience working in a union represented environment.
+ 6+ years of demonstrated successful people management experience including experience managing organizations of 20 or more individuals.
+ Experience with Ceramic Fabrication and processing equipment.
+ Familiarity with ISO9001/AS9100.
+ LEAN manufacturing and process improvement experience.
+ Active Secret level security clearance.
+ Hands-on experience developing and managing budgets with responsibility for cost performance.
+ Experience with the following metrics: Performance Index, Test Yields and Rework Hours.
+ Technical STEM degree.

Salary Range: $134,800.00 - $202,200.00

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** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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.


Posted: 2022-06-30 Expires: 2022-08-28

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