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Northrop Grumman Mgr Mfg Engineering 3 in Palmdale, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary 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 forces 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 drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Manager Manufacturing Engineering 3 to join our team in Palmdale, CA. Designs manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling. Designs arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout. Designs sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance. Adapts machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions. May incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan. Inspects performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality. Develops manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control, and may develop those techniques. Provides guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques. Ensures processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 7 years of manufacturing production experience.

  • 5 years of experience in leadership of engineering teams.

  • Knowledge of and or experience in leading a team of professionals toward achieving and sustaining a technical goal.

  • An active DoD Secret clearance recently granted or reviewed within 5 years is required to start and the ability to obtain Special Program access and maintain both

  • Experience in the full software development cycle.

  • Ability to travel between sites within the US

  • Previous technical leadership experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced STEM degree

  • Experience with Automation systems

  • Experience with Test Driven Development.

  • Experience with acquisition and sustainment of automated machines.

  • Knowledge and or budget management experience such as EVMS (Earned Value Management System)

  • Knowledge of advanced aerospace coatings applications, Low Observable technology, manufacturing production automation, robotics and advanced manufacturing technologies.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering

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