Manager Manufacturing Operations 3 Sunnyvale, CA

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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 Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Manager Manufacturing Operations 3 based out of Sunnyvale, CA at the Marine Systems campus.

What You'll Get to Do:

  • The Manager Manufacturing Operations directs all aspects and phases of designated operations from inception through completion, including fabrication, machining, welding, assembly and test (steam plant).

  • The individual is responsible for the cost and schedule performance of Operations programs or subsystems of major programs in designated areas.

  • The individual monitor's adherence to master plans and schedules, cost performance to budgets, identifies process problems and develops solutions, and provides cost and schedule performance data/status as the Cost Area Manager for programs in area.

  • In addition, this individual directs the work of Supervisors and Employees, supports safety initiatives, and interfaces with Employee Union representatives as required for areas of responsibility.

  • The ideal candidate will provide leadership across the manufacturing team. The ability to direct and lead the organization to meet manufacturing delivery dates will be critical as well as providing leadership and guidance in areas such as: technical guidance, process development, continuous improvement, safety, capacity and production planning, Capital/Facility planning, cost/benefit analysis, Manpower planning and staffing, workforce engagement, and merit planning. The ability to collaborate and liaise with the various leaders across the site to meet all business requirements and milestones is a key function of this role.




Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field from an accredited college or university desired with 9+ years of experience; Master's Degree with 7+ years of experience; PhD with 4+ years of experience (4+ additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree).

  • Management and/or leadership experience.

  • Strong general knowledge in manufacturing methods and processes.

  • Fluent with MS Office products - PowerPoint, Project, Excel, Word.

  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • General MRP / ERP experience is desired.

  • Government contracting and fixed price production experience is desired.

  • Master's degree in Engineering or Management.

  • Current or active security clearance.

Salary Range: $145,500 - $218,300

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

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.