Manager Manufacturing Engineering 2

Northrop Grumman
Sterling, VA
Oct 13, 2021
Oct 15, 2021
Full Time
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: YesRELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance availableCLEARANCE TYPE: NoneTRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the TimeDescriptionJoin 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 world's 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.As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You create trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.Northrop Grumman Space Systemis seeking aManager 2 - Manufacturing and Industrial Engineeringto join our team of qualified, diverse, individuals in the Tactical Space Systems Division. This position will be located in Dulles, VA.Position Summary / ResponsibilitiesDesigns manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling. Designs arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout. Designs sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance. Adapts machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions. May incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan. Inspects performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality. Develops manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control, and may develop those techniques. Provides guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques. Ensures processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations.The manager will coordinate the daily operations of a team or work unit (direct supervision of the staff, assignment of work, schedules, day-to-day workflow, and operating costs).Job ScopeManages a segment of a program or a function. Responsible for the direct supervision/management of the staff. Responsible for providing objective-oriented direction to subordinates utilizing mgmt guidelines & general policies. Program Manager responsibilities include: planning and program performance addressing cost, schedule, technical performance, and quality of a work package, subsystem, or related group of work packages on a large system development-type contract or full responsibility for all aspects of program performance on a large delivery order or mid-size technical services-type contract.Guidance Given, Assignments ReceivedAssignments are received in objective oriented terms. Provides direction to subordinates based on general policies and management guidance. Work is reviewed for adequacy in meeting objectives.Knowledge and Technical SkillsCompetence is required in a specialized or technological field. Full working knowledge of procedures and practices.Decision MakingRelates more to specific job function. Risk to the Corporation is minimal. Makes decisions that support accomplishment of discipline objective.Direct Work InvolvementOversees projects and task assigned to the organizational group performed by non-exempt and/or exempt employees. Becomes involved only when required to assist in meeting schedules or to resolve technical or operational problems. May accomplish results through lower level supervisor or exempt employees.Policy InvolvementExecutes department procedures that typically affect individual employees within own department. Policy management: Interprets and executes policies and procedures that typically affect subordinate organizational units. Recommends modifications to operating policies.FinancialEnsures that projects are completed on schedule and within budgetSupervisory RelationshipsAccomplishes results through lower-level subordinate supervisors or through experienced exempt employees who exercise significant latitude and independence in their assignments. Often head a centralized functional activity.Operations Involvement / Direct Work InvolvementFunctions as an advisor to unit regarding tasks, projects, and operations. Becomes actively involved in daily operations only when required to meet schedules or to resolve complex problems.ImpactEnsures that projects are completed on schedule and within budget. Erroneous decisions or recommendations or failure to complete assignments would normally result in serious delays to assigned projects resulting in considerable expenditure of additional time, human resources and funds.LiaisonFrequent contacts with internal personnel and outside customer representatives at various management levels concerning operations or scheduling or specific phases of projects or contracts. Conducts briefings and participates in technical meetings for internal external representatives concerning specifics operations.Essential Functions include but not limited to: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, as well as continuous improvementProvides leadership direction of design and process development, production, operations, engineering, test and Quality Assurance functionsManages and presents status on cost, schedule and performance for all projects within the areaAssesses issues and develops mitigation plans to meet productivity, quality, cost, and delivery goalsProvide Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering support & processes that ensure program milestones and performance goals are achieved, including an affordability deployment strategy that provides for the achievement of long range program goals. Provide technical input supporting program and production plans, proposals and initiatives. Coordinate the development and maintenance of manufacturing schedules and plans to ensure adequate labor, facilities, equipment, tooling, and materials are available on time to ensure customer requirements are met. Analyze and provide recommendations for the acquisition of capital assets and related funding allocations. Direct the development, release and maintenance of manufacturing requirements and work sequence plans, consistent with program scheduling objectives. Develop and maintain applicable labor and resource requirements plans and utilization reports. Provide variance analyses, corrective action plans and process improvements for poorly performing processes. Utilizes advanced engineering methods and models to develop optimal process designs and efficient utilization of resources. Analyzes and designs value stream, including capability, capacity (eg, make/buy, supplier selection, risk analysis, supplier performance), throughput, work flow and logistics. Provide for the personnel development and training of personnel so that critical skills and resources are available as vital to support current and projected Integrated Product Team requirements. Ensure cost effective application of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering processes. Maintain sufficient documentation of these processes to enable application consistent with policies. Administer to Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering employees; including performance reviews, merit increases, promotions, skills inventory and personal resources. Perform to functional and program budget and schedule requirements.Analyzes and designs sequence of operations and work flow to improve efficiencies in plant and production facilities and equipment layouts; and establishes methods for maximum utilization of production facilities and personnel. May establish or assist in establishing accident prevention measures and may manage training programs for personnel concerning all phases of production operations. Conducts studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control, and production record systems. On the basis of these studies, develops and implements plans and programs for facility modifications and revisions to operating methods. May assist facilities engineers in the planning and design of facilities.We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees!At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated spacecraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our "Selecting the Best Qualified Managers" selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels. Must be proactive, highly motivated and adaptable, with excellent organizational skills including the ability to juggle multiple tasks, changing needs, and competing priorities.QualificationsBasic Qualifications:Minimum of a Bachelor of Science Degree with 5 years' experience OR Masters' degree with 3 years' experience, in Manufacturing and/or Industrial Engineering, Production support or industry related experienceMust have a minimum of 4 years' experience running a team and assigning their daily tasksMust be proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)This position may require the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret or Top Secret Clearance as well as Program Special access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor's or Master's degree in a STEM fieldManufacturing and/or Industrial Engineering experience / Prefer Manufacturing and/or Industrial Engineering DegreeSpace Systems experienceGreater than 5 years of documented experience working in a robust IPT environmentStrong expertise using the full suite of Microsoft Office ToolsMES Integration Expertise, Tableau experienceCurrent security clearance or ability to obtain oneDemonstrated expertise in the following systems and concepts:Cost Point, Windchill, TipQA, CognosContinuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing ExperienceSalary Range: $116,000.00 - $150,000.00Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to basepay. 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 EqualOpportunity/AffirmativeAction 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.

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