Assembly Operations Manager 1
Category: Technical SupportLocation: Linthicum - MD, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1At 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 "A cents € 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.The Advanced Technology Lab of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an Assembly Operations Manager to join our team of qualified and diverse individuals. Out teams work with pride across multiple business unites toward a common goal: global security. Together, we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It's unique work, challenging and rewarding with great opportunities for professional and personal development. Most of all, it is work that makes a difference. Join us to advance your career.This position will be located at the Advanced Technology Laboratories in Linthicum, MD. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Microelectronics management team.The Assembly Operations Manager will be responsible for assembly technicians, as well as directing, planning, and processing material through the Assembly Area for the wafer foundry. The chosen individual must have an aptitude for working in a foundry or laboratory environment, and supporting the manufacturing process of integrated circuits for production and development programs on a variety of technologies and processing nodes. He/she must also have the ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels in the organization and must be able to demonstrate excellent problem solving, data analysis, and critical thinking skills. Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: - Provide direction and guidance to employees utilizing management guidelines and general policies - Responsible for meeting Assembly Area throughput, product delivery, Assembly area yields, and overall assembly line quality and continuous improvement efforts - Involved in staffing decisions, training, and driving engagement efforts to achieve the employee's highest potential - Provide Management with progress reports and presentations - Work independently across the organization to meet Assembly area needs and goals - Work closely with other departments within the organization to align manufacturing with development of new technology and business opportunities - Maintain a safe work environment - Create & maintain process documentation - Implement corrective actions and manufacturing cost reduction initiatives - Provide technical support to production operators and staff - Specify capital equipment requirementsBasic Qualifications:- Associate's Degree or higher in business, engineering, or other technical area with experience supervising/managing process development efforts or manufacturing operations including planning and scheduling workflow. - Basic understanding of semiconductor dice, sort and packaging processes - Experience in the Semiconductor industry - Must be able to work in a dynamic environment - Must be able to obtain a Secret clearancePreferred Qualifications:- Associate's Degree or higher in business, engineering, or other technical area with 2 years of experience supervising/managing manufacturing operations including planning and scheduling workflow OR High School diploma/GED with 5 years of experience in supervising/managing manufacturing operations - Technical knowledge and understanding of semiconductor processes and tool sets - Working knowledge of industry management methodologies focused on continuous process improvement in manufacturing such as SPC, 5S, Total Quality Management or Six Sigma. - Experienced in ISO 9001 or AS 9100 quality audits and requirements - Excellent written and oral communication skills - Knowledge of Industrial Hazardous Waste Management proceduresSalary Range: 101724 - 152586Employees 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.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 US Citizenship is required for most positions.