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Northrop Grumman Manager 1 - General Manufacturing in Northridge, California

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you'll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you'll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world's most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems in Northridge, CA is currently seeking a Manager 1 - General Manufacturing . This position will support our CMBRE efforts within the Advanced Weapons business unit.

Essential Functions include:

• Accomplishes manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.

• Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; developing personal growth opportunities.

• Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; studying methods; implementing cost reductions; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.

• Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.

• Maintains quality standards by establishing and enforcing organization quality objectives.

• Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.

• Resolves personnel problems by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending action.

• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.

• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

• Supervisory or management responsibilities for more than one functional area in the Manufacturing and Production job family.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

Relocation assistance is NOT available for this position.


Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree

• Proven, strong, Production background with a minimum of seven (7) years of manufacturing experience

• Minimum of five (5) years of production experience

• Proven ability to communicate with and to employees of all levels.

• Must be proficient with Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)

• Must possess strong team building skills and have the ability to communicate clearly with the shop floor and support functions

• Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Gov't Secret clearance within a timeframe set forth by management; US citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree in business management

• Prior leadership experience in a production/manufacturing environment

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 : Manufacturing and Production