Northrop Grumman Mgr Machining Manufacturing 2 in Redondo Beach, 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 results.

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We are looking for a Manager of Machining Manufacturing to support fabrication in a segment of a program or a function. Are you passionate about leading all aspects of program performance in an environment that supports a large or mid-size technical service-type contract? Do you have a consistent track record of interpreting and executing policies and procedures that affect subordinates? If you love mentoring, developing, and motivating your team to accomplish results, then this role may be right for you!


  • Function as an advisor to unit regarding tasks, projects, and operations

  • Provide direction to subordinates based on general policies and management guidelines

  • Be recognized as a subject matter expert for your scope of work, having full working knowledge of procedures and practices

  • Interpret and execute policies, and recommend modifications to operating policies

  • Lead projects and task assigned to the organizational group performed by non-exempt and/or exempt employees, you will become involved only when required to assist in meeting schedules or to resolve technical or operational problems.

  • Ensure projects are on schedule and within budget

  • Accomplish results through lower-level subordinate supervisors or through experienced exempt employees who exercise significant latitude and independence in their assignments. Often head a centralized functional activity.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • BSDegree plus5 years of experience as Mechanical Technician with technical experience in manufacturing or leading a team in the disciplines of machined piece part fabrication, processing and precision assembly. OR enrolled in accredited BS degree program and15 years of experience as Mechanical Technician with technical experience in manufacturing or leading a team in the disciplines of machined piece part fabrication, processing and precision assembly.

  • Machine shop fabrication experience

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance and special access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to troubleshoot issues

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Excellent communication skills

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.