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Manager Manufacturing Engineering 2

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Mesa
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

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 Defense Systems (NGDS) is looking for you to join our team as a Manager Manufacturing Engineering 2 based out of our Mesa, AZ campus.
What You'll get to Do:
The Manager Manufacturing Engineering 2 manages a team of 5 manufacturing engineers and 3 traffic administrators. The site comprises warehousing, assembly, metal parts manufacturing, bench top and live fire testing of cannons ranging in size from 7.62mm to 50mm You'll provide guidance on executing given assignments and provide direction to subordinates to ensure that the work is successfully completed per cost, scope and schedule requirements. Is responsible for Operations and Site Management that comprises warehousing, assembly, metal parts manufacturing, bench top and live fire testing of cannons ranging in size from 7.62mm to 50mm. Is required to have familiarity with factory scheduling concepts, mechanical (and electromechanical) assembly and testing in a low volume high mix manufacturing operation. Oversees and manages manufacturing engineering, responsible for the safety of the employees, delivering quality products on time and within customer cost targets, and continuous improvement. Provides leadership direction of process development, manufacturing engineering, and partners with production, operations test and Quality Assurance functions. Manages and presents status on cost, schedule and performance for all projects within the area; assesses issues and develops mitigation plans to meet productivity, quality, cost, and delivery goals. Advisor to lower level managers and exempt employees. Typically accomplishes results through lower levels of management or exempt employees. Helps meet established schedules and resolve technical or operational problems. Establishes operating procedures that affect the organization. Develops and administers standards of performance and in addition to meeting production commitments, is responsible to complete any Manufacturing Engineering tasks on time and on budget. Frequent contact with equivalent level managers and customer representatives concerning projects, operational decisions, scheduling requirements, or contractual clarifications. Conducts briefings and technical meetings for internal and external representatives. Supports MRP development with manufacturing instructions consistent with the MRP plans using Costpoint and Synchrono operating environments.
The Manager Manufacturing Engineering 2 manages a team that:

  • Coach direct reports in the areas of career development, performance, and teamwork. Provide training and development opportunities. Provide continual feedback and hold mid-year and end-of-year performance communications .

  • Oversees development of manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, processing, machining and material handling.

  • Manages development of structured manufacturing instructions identifying the operations and order of manufacturing steps, key technical parameters and features

  • Works closely with the factory hourly touch labor team on technical aspects of manufacturing including standard operations and rework

  • Provide guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.

  • Ensure processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations.

    Basic Qualifications:

    • This position focus on skills and requires 10 years of experience. Will consider a Bachelors of Science in an engineering, technical field or equivalent with 6 years of experience or a MS and 4 years of experience.

    • Experience overseeing manufacturing engineers in a production environment consisting of assembly and machining.

    • Must have experience and be proficient in developing, manipulating, and presenting complex data to executive staff.

    • General knowledge and experience in general machining, precision assembly, factory layout and process development.

    • Firm understanding of the fundamentals of MRP.

    • Must be a US citizen

    • Must be able to obtain clearance from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and Explosives as an Responsible Person.

    • Candidates hired into this role will also need to complete a Gun Control Act Self Certification form.

    • This position is covered under the Safe Explosive Act which requires any employee possessor/responsible person to complete an Employee Possessor Questionnaire for Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, & Firearms (ATF).

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Experience working on USG programs and working with DCMA in a production environment

      • Experience using Costpoint in a production environment.

      • 10+ years of Government contracting / DOD Program experience and fixed price production experience.

      • Experience with Machining of high tolerance parts, assembly and test of complex military hardware and manufacturing process optimization including warehouse efficiencies

        Salary Range: $105,600 USD - $158,400 USD
        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.
        The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .
        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.

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