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Northrop Grumman Manager Production 1 - 2nd Shift in Rocket Center, West Virginia

Manufacturing and Production


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 is currently seeking a Production Supervisor 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:

  • Provides direction and motivates employees on a project basis to employees in a single facility, 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 technical 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.

  • Ensures a safe working environment is maintained at all times.

  • Reviews results for timeliness, quality, and cost effectiveness to accomplish departmental goals.

  • Executes manpower forecasts.

  • 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

Job Category : Manufacturing and Production