Northrop Grumman Manager 2, Manufacturing Engineering Manager, PCB Fabrication in Baltimore, Maryland

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Manufacturing is seeking a Manufacturing Engineering Manager2, PCB Fabrication to join the Leadership Team.

The Manufacturing Engineering Manager will have functional management responsibilities for a technical team of approximately 12 Manufacturing and Process Engineers and CAD/CAM Programmers in the advanced interconnect area. The team is responsible for leading the design for manufacturing of printing wiring board (PWB) fabrication in AIMS . This includes designing, creating, and validating the tools, processes, and work instructions required for assembly and ensuring assembly personnel, processes. and tools can achieve production requirements.

The team is also responsible for monitoring and improving processes in regards to stability and target capability; proposing process improvements requiring investment; estimating program non-recurring/recurring tasks in support of requests for proposals; and managing the cost and schedule of investment projects and program tasks.

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Personnel management including career development, employee engagement, time approval, recruiting, staffing, and yearly reviews.

Oversight of direct report projects in developing or maintaining assembly processes. Manufacturing process development, including all aspects of producibility, affordability, quality, technology roadmaps, and related activities for implementing capable and repeatable processes and associated equipment.

Briefing of upper management, project management, and customers as required on process technology, product issue resolution, personnel development plans and status, organization issues/progress, etc.

Working with area management, subject matter experts, suppliers, etc. (as required) to quickly and efficiently troubleshoot and solve issues related to assembly.

Support the planning, coordinating of capital equipment and process development projects; financial budgets.

Qualifying candidates must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic, and high visibility operation; work well in a team environment; and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.She/he must have a passion for people, innovation, and excellence and the ability to effectively collaborate with multiple disciplines to solve complex issues.

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Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience

3 years of experience managing or leading people or projects

Manufacturing engineering experience including process control and control plan development

Experience with cost and schedule accountability for projects

Intermediate experience communicating and presenting data and complex concepts

Ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret level security clearance is required. US Citizenship is a prerequisite.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering field

Engineering and industry experience with printed wiring board fabrication including production of high reliability PWBs to IPC specifications; familiarity with manual, semi-automated, and automated processes of fabrication to include through, blind and microvia fabrication on multilayer complex lamination substrates

Experience with PTFE (Teflon) substrate materials, the suppliers of these materials, and their processing

Experience quoting processes for electromechanical products

Experience managing project schedules, earned value and budgetary spending

5 years of experience in the development of electronic products, mechanical assemblies, and manufacturing processes including performing design of experiments (DOE)

Six Sigma Black belt/Green belt certification from an accredited program including familiarity with Statistical Process Control (SPC)

Demonstrated intermediate experience with project management tools and methods such as Microsoft Project (or equivalent)

Demonstrated intermediate skills using Microsoft Excel and Minitab for process data analysis

Direct career experience working in a represented (union) manufacturing workforce environment

Experience with design for automation

Experience with digital information management

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