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Northrop Grumman General Manufacturing Manager 2 in Baltimore, Maryland

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a General Manufacturing Manager 2 to join its Production Control team. The General Manufacturing Manager 2 is responsible for the direct supervision of 10 to 15 professional and represented (union) employees in a manufacturing environment.

Responsibilities include:

Manages the controlled flow of material and hardware from receipt into a manufacturing area through delivery to the customer

Directs and coordinates the activities to plan, prepare, issue, and control production schedules, in conjunction with Material Requirements Planning, to meet production/delivery requirements

Oversees the status of work in process, material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials, and services are available, as needed

Manages the priority and scheduling of equipment and personnel, the confirmation of material supply and demand, and the preparation of work order or purchase requests for the production or purchase of components or parts based on a master production schedule, shop load, and inventory requirements

Provides specific direction and training, as required

Utilizes both internal and external resources, and coordinates interdepartmental activity with quality assurance, manufacturing, supply chain, engineering, inventory control, transportation, etc.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree plus 5 years of relevant experience; 9 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • At least 2 years of experience in management or leadership of people and/or processes.

  • Understanding of manufacturing and production concepts.

  • Strong communication, presentation and analytical skills.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance (US citizenship required).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SAP or similar Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system

  • Experience working in a union represented environment

  • Lean Six Sigma training/certification

  • APICS certifications

  • Experience with production control and manufacturing processes

  • Active Secret Clearance

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Job Category : Manufacturing and Production