Manufacturing Expeditor 2 Buffalo, NY

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 is seeking a Manufacturing Expeditor 2 to join our Amherst Systems Manufacturing team. The Expeditor serves as the primary interface on the manufacturing floor working with manufacturing leads, assemblers, test technicians, stockroom personnel production planning, operations program managers (OPM) and quality inspectors.

The selected candidates' responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Expediting, routing, and dispatching manufacturing product, materials and ancillary components in support of specified manufacturing areas within their purview.

  • Responsible for prioritizing and organizing work on the manufacturing floor and the creation of manufacturing travelers.

  • Consistent communication with internal customers for status and manufacturing hardware.

  • Processing of Non-conformances (NC's) and disposition to the appropriate function

  • Accountable for reviewing and managing workload based on daily huddles, weekly production schedules and feedback from manufacturing leads and OPM's.

  • Expedite manufacturing orders on the manufacturing floor.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • At least 2 years of experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.

  • 6 years of relevant experience considered in leu of High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • This position requires the ability to perform moderate strenuous physical and repetitious work to include: bending, stooping, kneeling, carrying tools, lifting up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis.

  • Strong computer skills including experience in MS Word and MS Excel.

  • Experience multitasking in a manufacturing environment.

  • Willingness to change physical work locations based on operational need.

  • Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously to meet strict deadlines.

  • Must be able to sit, stand and/or walk for long periods of time with or without accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 year technical or business degree preferred with 3-5 years of manufacturing experience.

  • Experience utilizing an ERP or MRP system.

  • Willingness to work overtime.

  • Demonstrate a continuous sense of urgency throughout the day to assure that all tasks are achieved in a timely manner.

  • Demonstrated communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Strong administrative organization skills.

  • Demonstrate a continuous sense of urgency throughout the day to assure that all tasks are achieved in a timely manner.

Salary Range: $39,600 - $66,000

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.