Manager General Manufacturing 1, 3rd Shift Baltimore, MD

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 Mission Systems is seeking a Manufacturing Manager 1 to join our Linthicum, MD facility . BWI East, SubArray.

The Manufacturing Manager 1 is responsible for the direct supervision of approximately 20-30 represented (union) employees and processes in a Manufacturing and Test environment.

What You'll get to Do:

  • Direct and coordinate 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 equipment, materials, and services are available, as needed

  • Assigns and manage staff to maximize efficiency and achieve schedule and target productive yields

  • Performs require SAP/MES transactions to manage personnel, planning and financials

  • Provides specific direction and training, as required

  • Ensures 5S practices within cell areas

  • Utilizes both internal and external resources, and coordinates cell and functional activities with quality assurance, manufacturing, supply chain, engineering, inventory control, transportation, etc

The Manufacturing Manager is expected to work independently across organizations; manage the use of consumables to achieve budget targets; assign and manage represented EMS Operators and/or Sensors & Systems Technicians to maximize efficiency and achieve target productive yields; implement our process improvements to improve affordability, quality, and schedule; and perform required SAP/MES transactions to manage Operator and/or M&P Specialist.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated leadership skills and ability, strong communication skills, and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 5 years of professional experience; Master's Degree with 3 years of experience; PhD with 0 years of experience (Note, 9+ years of work experience may be considered in lieu of degree)

  • At least 2+ years of experience in a Manufacturing, Production or Engineering environment

  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret Level Security Clearance is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in business, engineering, or other STEM area

  • Background in RF testing or a related field

  • Experience working with Integrated Test Equipment (Oscilloscope, Spectrum Analyzer, Signal Generator, etc.)

  • Previous project or personnel management experience

  • Experience with T-Specs and OTSAs

  • Prior experience working in a represented (union) environment

  • Experience with SAP/MES

  • Lean Manufacturing Experience


Salary Range: $88,400 - $132,600

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 .

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.

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