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Job Title: Mgr General Manufacturing 2
Company Name: Northrop Grumman
Location: Saint Charles, MO
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 12/20/2021
Expire Date: 07/20/2022
Job Categories: Customer Service and Call Center, Finance/Economics, Government and Policy, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Insurance, Manufacturing and Production, Executive Management, Medical, Energy / Utilities
Job Description
Mgr General Manufacturing 2
At 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 - 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 - Cutting Edge Optronics is seeking a highly motivated, seasoned Manufacturing Manager with strong team skills, able to lead an established manufacturing area to higher levels of productivity and performance through a significant production ramp-up period and beyond. The chosen candidate will display a passion for manufacturing results, have a proven track record of implementing significant manufacturing productivity improvements all while highly focused on team oriented execution.

  • Manage a manufacturing area with approximately 5-10 direct report hourly employees.
  • Accountability for achieving aggressive growth targets for production volume, on time delivery, quality focus and cost management
  • Work closely with company-wide functions (Quality, Safety, Engineering, Customer Service, Finance, Procurement, Senior Management, etc.) to ensure all goals of manufacturing are accomplished with a focus on team work, collaboration and regulatory compliance
  • Manage productivity improvement initiatives using Six Sigma, Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing, etc. approaches
  • Significant involvement with the implementation and improved utilization of an ERP system with focus on automation and efficiency improvements of volume manufacturing scheduling tools and techniques
Basic Qualifications
  • 10 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's degree
  • 4 years of experience managing 10 or more direct reports in a manufacturing environment
  • Proven leadership implementing Six Sigma, Kaizen, etc. productivity improvement initiatives
  • Working knowledge of SPC utilization in a volume manufacturing environment
  • Hands on experience with a relevant ERP/MRP system for volume manufacturing
  • High level of proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Project
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent collaboration skills with all levels of an organization
Preferred Qualifications
  • Degree(s) in STEM discipline(s)
  • Master's degree in business, finance or manufacturing related focus
  • Working knowledge of Visual Manufacturing
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint and Tableau
  • Experience with manufacturing technician training systems and documentation
  • PMP certification
Salary Range: $96,000 USD - $144,000 USD

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.

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