Manager Manufacturing Engineering 2Sunnyvale, CA

Requisition ID: R10163441

  • Category: Engineering

  • Location: Sunnyvale, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 1

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 Marine Systems is seeking a Manager of Manufacturing Engineering 2 for our Sunnyvale, CA facility. This Engineering Manager will manage a Manufacturing Engineering team responsible for supporting machining processes for components that are a part of Propulsion and Power Generation machinery and Launcher systems product lines. The group will be responsible for providing production support such as defining Manufacturing Instructions for routings, optimizing sequence of operations, identifying continuous improvement opportunities to improve efficiency, implementing process or equipment changes, tooling and shop aid needs to improve throughput, and processing material discrepancies. The team will also have responsibility for procuring and implementing new capital machining equipment.

Core job responsibilities consist of the following:

  • Lead the team to monitor and improve manufacturing processes, increase efficiency, reduce product cost and improve yields on all products.

  • Exhibit competent knowledge of all processes on the floor and pro viding technical oversight of direct reports work.

  • Interface with Process Area Managers (PAM’s), Operations Program Managers (OPM’s) and Programs on a daily basis to understand technical issues and where we need to focus efforts in supporting production.

  • Administer and oversee technical program/project execution by managing scope, tasks/schedules/cost projections for all projects.

  • Support career development, employee engagement, time approval, staffing, yearly reviews and all other related activities for team members.

  • Provide guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.

  • Oversee and help coordinate process improvement activities that reduce machining time and increase throughput.

  • Act as main process area interface when investigating, identifying and resolving discrepancies and performance issues when necessary. Understand impacts to production and coordinate providing alternate processing recommendations.

  • Support the identification and procurement of machining equipment, facility preparation/improvement and preventative maintenance.

  • Support the identification of and improvement for product and process specific safety issues.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with minimum of 9+ years of experience; Master's with minimum 7+years of experience; PhD with minimum 4+ years of experience.

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience.

  • Exposure to machining, welding and assembly processes.

  • 2+ years of technical project management.

  • 2+ years of experience managing a team of 8+ members (direct or matrixed reports).

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a secret clearance (US Citizenship).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM discipline.

  • Experience with the development of machining processes for large rotational elements, gearing and stationary components.

  • Working knowledge of multi-axis machining center operation using conventional machining methods of metallic components (Milling, Turning, Boring, Hobbing, Grinding).

  • Exposure to advanced cutting tool technology for improving metal removal and tool life management.

  • Experience in CAD/CAM applications: Modeling complex assemblies and tools; Generating Tool Paths; Implementing efficient and cost-effective solutions to machining of complex parts of various geometric dimensions requiring adherence to tight tolerances; Feature based machining, hole making and part family programming; On-machine probing; CMM equipment and processes.

  • Experience in facilities and capital planning, resource and capacity planning and control account management practices.

  • Familiarity with the capabilities and constraints of common assembly practices.

  • Knowledge of Military, SAE, ASTM and AGMA specifications.

  • Ability to obtain Secret Clearance Classification. Recommended: Knowledge of special processing operations such as Heat Treating, Non-Destructive Testing, Shot Peening, Coating, and Plating.

Salary Range: $125,500 - $188,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.