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Northrop Grumman Mgr Mfg Engineering 3 in Palmdale, California

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our Pioneering and inventive spirit has enable 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. 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 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.

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 craft and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

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Northrop Grumman AeronauticS Systems (NGAS) is currently seeking Manufacturing Engineering Manager to join our STRIKE teams in Palmdale, CA.

Responsible for directing activities to Manufacturing Engineering, Tooling, Manufacturing Process Engineering, related to the definition and implementation of all airframe fabrication and assembly process, including the equipment and standard tools required to ensure product integrity and provide technical support to AS Manufacturing Center. Define and maintain the overall direction of Manufacturing Engineering process disciplines and provide management oversight, employee administration, and technical direction of all Manufacturing Engineering personnel. Applicant must have experience and extensive knowledge of manufacturing planning, visual aides and systems. System experience requires in-depth knowledge of MES, SAP, PDM and TCM and how they interface with engineering release, material requirements and manufacturing execution. Understanding of related command media and audit experience is required.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 7 years of manufacturing engineering and/or manufacturing technology experience OR High School Diploma with 11 years of manufacturing engineering and/or manufacturing technology experience in lieu of having a degree.

  • 5 years' experience in leadership

  • Must have complete understanding of aircraft operations and maintenance as well as a thorough knowledge of aircraft scheduling.

  • Technical management experience with expertise in both manufacturing process development and production process engineering.

  • Demonstrated experience communicating with various levels of leadership.

  • Must have an active DoD Secret clearance newly granted and or reviewed within 5 years and ability to obtain Special Program Access and maintain both.

  • The ideal candidate must support a flexible working/location schedule.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Special Program Access

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Job Category : Engineering