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Mgr General Manufacturing 1

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 8/6/2019
Job Reference #: 19017611

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At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike.  For us, it's about more than just performing.  It means realizing the values that define us:  responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide.  These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.
Some of the world's most technically advanced products are manufactured by employees, who work within Northrop Grumman Missions Systems, a leading provider of sensor systems for a variety of global security applications, including situational awareness and self-protection.
Northrop Grumman manufacturing plants are highly-automated, cutting-edge centers of excellence where employees leverage the latest technology, including the strategic use of automation, 3-D printing and robotics. There are a myriad of job functions associated, either directly or indirectly, with the manufacture of our products that range from machinists, engineers, operation program managers, and quality inspectors.
Our mission is to deliver differentiated value to our programs, by manufacturing products with the highest possible quality at the most affordable rate. Search our current job openings and join us to be at the front line of innovation.
Avionics and Tactical Networks (ATN) is an operating unit within the Mission Systems division of Northrop Grumman Information Systems. ATN is located in the Rancho Carmel facility in San Diego, California. The business has developed and advanced software-defined radio technology for sophisticated communications in a network-centric environment.

A&TN focuses on providing advanced technologies, engineering development and production for our software-defined radio programs. A&TN programs include the communications, navigation and identification (CNI) production for F-22 and F-35 aircraft and production of advanced multi-function RF products such as JCREW.

The Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) sector is looking for you to join our team as a General Manufacturing Manager based out of our Rancho Carmel Facility in San Diego, CA. 

The General Manufacturing Manager 2 is responsible for executing strategic business goals while collaborating with engineering and program management in order to meet customer and program commitments.

What You'll Get to Do:
  • Supervisory or management responsibilities for more than one functional area in the Manufacturing and Production job family.
  • Manages 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.
  • Operations 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.
Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.
Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.
Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.




Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

  • An Associates degree in a technical discipline with 6 years experience working in a manufacturing environment or a Bachelors degree in a technical discipline with 4 years experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must have manufacturing/engineering leadership experience
  • Prior experience with Line Scheduling
  • Prior experience with Environmental Health and Safety (EHS)
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance


Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Bachelors degree in a STEM discipline.
  • Experience working in a DoD manufacturing environment
  • Experience in electronics manufacturing environment
  • Electronics test and troubleshooting experience.
  • First Line Manager experience managing assemblers and test technicians Prior experience with Lean Manufacturing
  • Prior experience utilizing Kaizen Techniques
  • Experience with Monthly Preventative Maintenance on Production and
  • Environmental Test equipment. To Include but not limited to, Stencil
  • Cleaner, Vibration systems, Temp Chambers, Pad Cooling Systems and Fume Extractors
  • Experience with SAP and shop floor control systems
  • Experience with calibration of test equipment
  • Understanding development of overhead budgets for supplies and expenditures
  • Proficient in ESD Training and Certifications
  • Proficient in electronics equipment programming and maintenance
  • Ability to track PO Funding and Period of Performance for all Production equipment requiring repair and update as required
  • Ability to ensure that all chemical supplies requiring shelf life are current and not expired
  • Experience with purchasing supplies, chemicals, spare parts and tools for production labs

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.