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Northrop Grumman Mgr Mfg Engineering 1 in San Diego, California

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

The Manufacturing Engineering Manager 1 reports to the Manufacturing Engineering Department Head and is responsible for the supervision of engineers and other salaried professionals. The position will provide Manufacturing Engineering support and supervision for NGC's production of Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (JCREW) systems along with other production introduced on-site. Specific focus is on continuous improvement of all internal manufacturing processes surrounding systems integration and test. Oversees process and product improvement projects aligned with business strategies. Maintains performance to budget and manpower goals. Enables high engagement and performance from Manufacturing Engineering support personnel.

In addition, the role requires interface and coordination with other Production support departments as well as regular interface with multiple levels of management. Basic knowledge of Shop Floor Control Systems is desired. Background in supervising technical disciplines such as Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering is a plus. Candidate must have proficient writing, presentation, and team skills as well as the ability to conduct presentations to upper management.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 5 years of relevant experience; Master's related discipline with 3 years of experience; or PHD with 0 years of experience.

  • 6 Sigma / Lean professional certification and/or proven experience.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, and Power Point.

  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a DOD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS in Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or other related technical field.

  • Prior experience leading Lean or 6 Sigma initiatives.

  • Working experience in SAP.

  • Project planning and management experience for moderately complex tasks.

  • Experience in an electronics manufacturing environment.

  • Experience with SAP or other shop floor control system.

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

• Health Plan

• Savings Plan

• Paid Time Off

• Education Assistance

• Training and Development

• Flexible Work Arrangements

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

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 : Engineering