Manager Tool Engineering 2 - Program ManagerEl Segundo, CA

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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Manger Tool Engineering 2 - Program Manag to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Tooling organization. This leadership role is located in El Segundo, CA.

The Manager Tool Engineering 2 will be responsible for the fabrication and integrations of industrial machinery and equipment, tools, dies, gauges, jigs, fixtures, and machine attachments required for production or experimental use, considering such factors as accessibility, economy, mobility, and performance requirements. This includes leading multi-disciplined teams supporting multiple projects to ensure processes and procedures are maintained and in compliance, as well as meeting quality, cost, and schedule targets to ensure program performance and customer satisfaction. Areas of responsibility will include: Tool Fabrication , Prototype and Developmental Tooling, Tooling Procurement, Supplier Management and Cost Management, which will include the following responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manager will lead and provide oversight and guidance to management team to ensure program objectives specific to quality, cost, schedule, and customer satisfaction targets are met

  • The manager will be responsible for the supporting long range plans and strategies to provide the most affordable Tooling products and services in the industry.

  • Identify and develop staffing/skills requirements, forecasts, and training plans

  • Manager will have Cost Account Manager (CAM) responsibility to program activities and will ensure compliance to EVMS for all direct & indirect budgets.

  • Responsible to identify capital asset needs and strategies to build a sustainable Assembly line.

  • Responsible to collaborate with other Aeronautics Systems Sector Tooling Management to develop consistent process and procedures to help drive affordability and insure the deployment of best practices across the sector

We offer flexible work arrangements, 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelors degree AND 9 years of related professional/military experience in tooling, manufacturing, assembly lines, and/or implementing technology into a production environment OR Master's Degree and 7 years of related professional/military experience in tooling, manufacturing, assembly lines, and/or implementing technology into a production environment.

  • Must have 2 year of prior management/leadership experience.

  • Must have the ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance (US Citizenship required) as well as the ability to obtain and maintain Program Special Access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's STEM Degree

  • Current and active DOD Secret Clearance

  • Previous Supervisory and Management experience in managing large projects, with an emphasis on tooling, manufacturing, assembly lines, and implementing technology into a production environment

  • Aerospace or Aviation Industry experience managing tool fabrication organizations & tool fabrication shops, & material procurement

  • Candidates should have solid Project Management, Microsoft Office tools, communication and have good presentation skills

Salary Range: $134,600 - $201,800

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 most positions.