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Northrop Grumman Mgr General Manufacturing 1 in Melbourne, Florida

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

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 results.

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Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Mgr. General Manufacturing 1 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.

The manager will coordinate the daily operations of a team or work unit (direct supervision of the staff, assignment of work, schedules, day-to-day workflow, and operating costs).

Essential Functions include but not limited to:

  • Oversees and manages all operational aspects of a (one or more) manufacturing and/or production area(s)

  • Responsible for the safety of the employees, delivering quality products on time and within customer cost targets, as well as continuous improvement

  • Provides leadership direction of design and process development, production, operations, engineering, test and Quality Assurance functions

  • Manages and presents status on cost, schedule and performance for all projects within the area

  • Assesses issues and develops mitigation plans to meet productivity, quality, cost, and delivery goals

The selected leader should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels. Must be proactive, highly motivated and adaptable, with excellent organizational skills including the ability to juggle multiple tasks, changing needs, and competing priorities.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our "Selecting the Best Qualified Managers" video:


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 to 10 years of proven experience in sheet metal and machining detailed parts and assemblies

  • Must have a minimum of 4 years' experience running a team and assigning their daily tasks

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

  • Must have full knowledge of working on First Article and Experimental parts and assemblies

  • Must be competent in giving accurate, time to complete estimates on both machined and sheet metal parts from just engineering drawings

  • Must have experience in prioritizing and leading all aspects of multiple aerospace structural projects simultaneously

  • Must have experience in developing manufacturing tooling, and shop aides to assist both production and proto-type tasks

  • Must have an Active, DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Through knowledge and ability to assist programming machinists with their use of Bob-Cad, Master Cam, and NX Manufacturing

  • Familiar with cutting and machining, Core material made from a variety of materials

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 : Manufacturing and Production