Production Control Manager 2 (MTV and Factory Supply)Baltimore, MD

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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Production Control Manager 2 ( MTV and Factory Supply) to join its Production Control Team within the Manufacturing Organization . This position is in Linthicum, Maryland.

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.

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 MRP requirements for the Material to Vendor (MTV) area and supply chain requirements for Commodities cells

  • Manage the controlled flow of material and hardware from receipt into a production area through delivery into inventory

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

  • Interface with supplier leads to ensure purchased material delivery dates meet factory needs for Commodities cells

  • Manage 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.

  • Utilize both internal and external resources, and coordinate interdepartmental activity with quality assurance, manufacturing, supply chain, engineering, inventory control, transportation, etc

  • Provide direction and coaching to production planning, supply chain planning, and material control team members

  • Provide leadership in areas such as manufacturing requirements planning, production scheduling, WIP management and Material Management and Accounting System (MMAS) auditable processes

  • Manage employees in a team-based material organization with a focus on Material-to-Vendor (MTV), Return-to-Vendor (RTV), and supply chain planning activities

  • Provide management support and perform activities in a variety of cross-functional areas including materials planning, total quality management, procurement, supplier quality assurance, finance, materials systems, customer service, etc., to ensure production requirements are satisfied

  • Facilitate self-directed work teams, provide training in core skill areas to teams and peers, and direct interactions with internal customers and suppliers with respect to product planning, problem resolution, and process improvement. Incumbents are generally experienced in one or more areas of the material function

  • Maintain performance metrics and action plans to meet production requirements

  • Perform work in a warehouse environment

  • Complete annual employee engagement and evaluation activities

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 9+ years of relevant professional experience. Master's Degree with a minimum of 7+ years of relevant professional experience, or 13+ years of relevant professional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

  • Experience in management or leadership of people and/or processes

  • Strong understanding of manufacturing and production concepts

  • Ability to work on-site in a warehouse environment

  • Strong communication, presentation, and analytical skills

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Secret Level Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Math, or Logistics

  • Active Secret Clearance

  • Firm understanding of the fundamentals of MRP

  • Experience working in a union represented environment

  • Experience with production control and manufacturing processes

  • Lean manufacturing and process improvement implementation experience

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment which encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.

Your benefits will include the following: Health Plan, Savings Plan, Paid Time Off and Additional Benefits including Education Assistance, Training and Development, 9/80 Work Schedule (where available), and much more!

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

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Northrop Grumman has approximately 90,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 27 countries. We strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives, and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs, and services in the world.

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Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

Salary Range: $108,900 - $163,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.