Northrop Grumman Manager Machining Manufacturing 1 (Palmdale, CA) in Palmdale, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on groundbreaking systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join efforts to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable commitment to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You build trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

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Supervise and provide direction for the daily operations of the Palmdale Low Observable (LO) Model Fabrication and Assembly team which provides personnel, services and resources to meet current and future test requirements of IPT and functionally managed development programs.

  • The team is a diverse group of technicians skilled in all applicable fabrication disciplines including; radar cross-section (RCS) models, antenna test fixtures, prototypes and LO test specimens.

  • The team also provides offsite test range and chamber support.

  • You must possess strong leadership, scheduling and interpersonal skills and have the ability to effectively communicate and motivate people.

  • Additional responsibilities include monitoring assets and equipment, resource management and enforcement of environmental, health and safety regulations.

  • This position requires the application and implementation of lean principles with a significant emphasis on process improvement associated with statement of work controlling quality, cost, and schedule performance.

  • Position requires extended travel for up to a month at a time.

  • Must have good organization and communication skills and able to work in a multi-discipline environment.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project.

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Basic Qualifications:

AA Degree with 3 yearsexperience infabrication processes.Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a formal technical degree. Experience in generating and tracking schedules, budgets, estimates and costs.Current Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain Special Program Access.

Preferred Qualifications :

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