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Northrop Grumman Tooling Manufacturing Analyst2 - Military & Veterans Encouraged to Apply in Palmdale, California

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Our Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking a Tooling Manufacturing Analyst 2 to join our Advanced Manufacturing Technology team. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

As a Tooling Mfg. Analyst 2 you will be responsible for supporting production, business, and other processes in a team-based manufacturing environment. Performs activities in a variety of cross-functional areas including tool control and accountability, shop TI&D management, support manufacturing, and facilities coordination, material management, and process improvements. The incumbent may facilitate self-directed work teams, provide training in core skill areas to teams and peers, and interact with internal and external customers with respect to tool product planning, property resolution, and process improvement.

As a Tooling Mfg. Analyst you will be responsible for the following activities; the tool control & accountability process, CAM activity relating to all programs under the PAIC tooling umbrella, in this position the candidate will, reconciling received materials, closing out shippers, scheduling of cycles and reworks of special tooling and tools through manufacturing IE internal fabrication shops, and writing purchase requisition for the fabrication & rework of special tooling at suppliers.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Tool Control & Accountability processing between domestic and international partners

  • Supports all customer tool property audits

  • Start and maintain all status & scheduling of tooling parent tool orders within the MES system.

  • Provide & maintain visibility charts to assess the health of the program

  • Prepare shop packages derived from 2D & 3D designs, TDLR management & TCNs dispositions from manufacturing engineering.

  • Compile & reconcile all TMCS data

  • Maintain all charts and visibility for auditing and tool proposal information purposes

  • Coordinate planning issues with shop personnel, manufacturing and quality engineering as required.

  • Receive and validate all special ordered materials & chemicals from suppliers.

  • Coordinate bill of material supplies and maintain and issue tool packages.

  • Coordinates on a rhythmic basis with Property Management, and site Program Managers, in support of the program.

  • Continuous cost and schedule mitigation & Improvement



Basic Qualifications:

  • 3 Years with Bachelors or 1 year with Masters

  • Manufacturing within assembly tool fabrication and/or machine shop environments shall be considered.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Experience with generating schedules & work plans to meet scheduled commitments.

  • Experience working with internal and external suppliers.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret level security clearance.

  • Candidate must be able to work in a shop environment during work hours work in both internal and external environments, prolonged standing, climbing stairs and bending will be necessary

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aerospace manufacturing experience is a preferred

  • Aerospace Assembly Tooling experience

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Job Category : Manufacturing and Production