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Manager Production 2

Northrop Grumman

This is a Contract position in United, WV posted September 19, 2022.

Requisition ID: R10061760
Category: Manufacturing and Production
Location: Rocket Center, West Virginia, United States of America
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: No
Positions Available: 2

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 designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our products include launch vehicles, propulsion systems, missile products, subsystems and defense electronics, precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition, satellites and space components and services, and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is currently seeking an Area Production Manager to join our team in Rocket Center, West Virginia, just outside of Cumberland, Maryland.

The Allegany Ballistics Laboratory (ABL) site in Rocket Center, designs, develops and manufactures tactical rocket motors, medium caliber ammunition, composite components and end items, and fuze and electronics equipment. For decades, the dedicated and highly skilled team at ABL has supported national security efforts by developing and building defense systems for DoD customers and U.S. allies.

Role description & Responsibilities:

Ensures a safe working environment is maintained at all times.
Provides direction and motivates employees guided by established practices and precedents.
Ability to provide and interpret written and verbal instructions
Interprets, executes, and recommends modifications to practices that affect his or her direct reports.
Frequently performs ongoing tasks of the department.
Provides support to engineering staff in the operation and maintenance (routine and non-routine) of manufacturing equipment.
Works directly with maintenance and engineering in running, maintaining, troubleshooting manufacturing equipment.
Reviews results for timeliness, quality, and cost effectiveness to accomplish departmental goals.
Interacts frequently with direct reports and managers concerning operations and scheduling
Schedules work, leads and trains direct reports, and controls processes on a scheduled basis within cost parameters while maintaining positive working relationships.
Administers and complies with the union contract, trains new employees and new processes obtained for the department
Provides sound judgment and ensures overall quality and efficiency of the department
Manage Mix Cast Department
Participate in acquisition of new personnel

Basic Qualifications:

• High school diploma with 14 years of demonstrated experience as a lead or a supervisor in a manufacturing setting OR a Bachelors degree in a technical or management field with 10 years of related experience.
• Availability and willingness to work any shift including some weekends as required.
• Ability to provide sound judgment to ensure overall quality and efficiency of the department.
• Experience using Microsoft Word and MS Office
• Experience with electrical, mechanical, pneumatic equipment
• Eligible to obtain a DoD Security Clearance; U.S. Citizenship is a prerequisite
• Flexible with work assignments.
• Proactive safety attitude.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working with energetic materials
Demonstrated hands-on mechanical aptitude
Prior experience working in a union environment
Experience with Lean manufacturing techniques
Experience managing other supervisors as well as managing a large production workforce
Experience with recruiting and hiring process

This position falls under a Federal Explosives License issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for this location. Candidates hired into this role will be required to complete and submit an Employee Possessor Questionnaire to ATF for approval to be a possessor.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions

Salary Range: $93,100 USD – $139,700 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.