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AMP Manufacturing & Tools Engineering Manager - 3

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 10/9/2019
Job Reference #: 19031865

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At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — 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.
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for an Engineering Manager 3 - Manufacturing and Tools to join our team of highly qualified and diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California. 
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 you 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 develop 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 craft and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.
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The Manufacturing and Tools Manager 3 will be responsible for coordinating manufacturing teams across the AMP portfolio; with the specific goal of reducing cost by 30% for P093.  This leveraging position is responsible for managing all technical and team dynamic aspects of AMP manufacturing.  It is a pivotal role that will shepherd a group with a wide range of experience into a cohesive, high preforming team.  This role is focused on maximizing efficiency though commonality of process across manufacturing organizations and program project areas, proactive identification and management of cost reduction activities, and close coordination with ERP/MRP activities.  As the lead manufacturing position on the program, he/she will have close interactions with program leadership,  and will have to develop customer relationships. The role has dotted line interactions with ~1000 heads of direct labor including 9 IPTs, and 8 manufacturing center managers.




Basic Qualifications: 


  • A Bachelors Degree in STEM  
  • 7 years' experience in Engineering, Manufacturing Production, Program or Project Management
  • Experience in leading organizations and teams of engineering and support personnel
  • An active, in scope SSBI (investigation within the last 6 years)

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated success in managing teams
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and presentation skills to communicate effectively at all levels of management and to individual contributors
  • Prior experience in a space production environment
  • Prior experience with ERP/MRP and manufacturing execution systems
  • An Active SCI clearance

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.