Northrop Grumman Mgr General Manufacturing 1 in Palmdale, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary 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 forces 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 drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Manager of General Manufacturing 1 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

The selected candidate has the responsibility, authority, and accountability for leading the manufacturing activities of a given cost center within restricted programs, including quality, cost and schedule objectives and factory accountability along with other duties.

Essential Functions:

  • Providing direction and coaching to technicians and other production personnel in the assembly and manufacturing areas.

  • Ensures team members receive the required training and prepares the daily work plans in support of overall program objectives.

  • Encourages and provides direction for career development of employees, including educational options for highly motivated employees.

  • Provides leadership/direction to ensure all affordability initiatives and opportunities for process improvements are systematically identified, pursued, and supported.

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:

  • AA Degree or equivalent

  • 5 years' experience within a manufacturing environment

  • Previous lead or supervisory experience in a manufacturing or operations/assembly environment

  • An active in-scope Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance

  • Must be available to work any shift.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers" video www.northropgrumman.com/HYPERLINK "http://www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideo" SQMVideo

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • AA Degree or equivalent

  • 5 years' experience within a manufacturing environment

  • Previous lead or supervisory experience in a manufacturing or operations/assembly environment

  • An active in-scope Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Clearance

  • Must be available to work any shift.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.