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Northrop Grumman Mgr Industrial Engineering 2 - El Segundo, CA in El Segundo, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on groundbreaking systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join efforts to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable commitment to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

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 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 create 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. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable result

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics System Sector is seeking a Manager Industrial Engineering 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse, individuals in the Global Operations organization. This position will be located in El Segundo, CA.

Responsibilities: Provide Industrial Engineering support & processes that ensure program milestones and performance goals are achieved, including an affordability deployment strategy that provides for the achievement of long range program goals. Provide technical input supporting program and production plans, proposals and initiatives. Coordinate the development and maintenance of manufacturing schedules and plans to ensure adequate labor, facilities, equipment, tooling, and materials are available on time to ensure customer requirements are met. Analyze and provide recommendations for the acquisition of capital assets and related funding allocations. Direct the development, release and maintenance of manufacturing requirements and work sequence plans, consistent with program scheduling objectives. Develop and maintain applicable labor and resource requirements plans and utilization reports. Provide variance analyses, corrective action plans and process improvements for poorly performing processes. Utilizes advanced engineering methods and models to develop optimal process designs and efficient utilization of resources. Analyzes and designs value stream, including capability, capacity (e.g., make/buy, supplier selection, risk analysis, supplier performance), throughput, work flow and logistics. Provide for the personnel development and training of personnel so that critical skills and resources are available as vital to support current and projected Integrated Product Team requirements. Ensure cost effective application of Industrial Engineering processes. Maintain sufficient documentation of these processes to enable application consistent with homeroom policies. Administer to Industrial Engineering employees; including performance reviews, merit increases, promotions, skills inventory and personal resources. Perform to functional and program budget and schedule requirements.

Analyzes and designs sequence of operations and work flow to improve efficiencies in plant and production facilities and equipment layouts; and establishes methods for maximum utilization of production facilities and personnel. May establish or assist in establishing accident prevention measures and may manage training programs for personnel concerning all phases of production operations. Conducts studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control, and production record systems. On the basis of these studies, develops and implements plans and programs for facility modifications and revisions to operating methods. May assist facilities engineers in the planning and design of facilities.

We offer flexible work arrangements, 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.

Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) provide benefits for the member, our leaders and the company. Our ERGs offer opportunities to be a friend, be active, be a volunteer, be a leader, to be recognized and to be yourself. Every ERG is inclusive of all employees!

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.

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The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Masters' degree with 3 years' experience, OR a Bachelor of Science Degree with 5 years experience in Industrial Engineering, Production support or industry related experience

  • 2 years of shop floor operations support experience

  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret or Top Secret Clearance as well as Program Special access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in a STEM field

  • Industrial Engineering experience / Prefer Industrial Engineering Degree

  • Aerospace Systems experience

  • Greater than 5 years of documented experience working in a robust IPT environment

  • At least 4 years of proven experience leading teams and projects

  • Strong expertise using the full suite of Microsoft Office Tools

  • SAP/MES Expertise, Tableau experience

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.

Job Category : Engineering