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Manager General Manufacturing 1


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics has an opening for a **Manager General Manufacturing 1,** to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in **Iuka, MS.**

At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation-- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, as well as our excellent work/life balance. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a 9/80 schedule, and a great 401K matching program.

**_Supervisory or management responsibilities for more than one functional area in the Manufacturing and Production job family._**

**_Note: This position is for_** **_1 Manager per shift_** **_with the following hours:_**

**_Day Shift: 07:00a.m. to 5:30p.m (Mon-Thurs)_**

**_Night Shift : 7:00p.m. to 5:30a.m. (Mon-Thurs)_**

**_Weekend ​Dayshift: 07:00a.m. to 5:30p.m (Fri-Sun)_**

**_Weekend Nightshift: 7:00p.m. to 5:30a.m. (Fri-Sun)_**

Responsibilities include the following:

+ Oversees the daily production and manufacturing operations

+ Coordinate and lead operations start up meeting

+ Daily resource planning to meet customer/schedule demand

+ Collaborate with production scheduling to meet schedule requirements

+ Ensure tools, plans, people and material are available to complete assigned workload

+ Report production KPIs to site leadership

+ Perform root cause analysis for corrective actions on safety & quality incidents

+ Mentor, train, and develop staff including performance management and corrective action

+ Drive continuous improvement in safety, delivery, quality and cost

The ideal candidate enjoys being a change agent while driving continuous improvement. You create a culture where teamwork and collaboration drive success and you are levelheaded in a sometimes-demanding environment. Additionally, you enjoy detailed analysis to solve problems real time.

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of relevant work experience or a Master’s degree and 3+ years of relevant work experience. Note: An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

+ Experience in a manufacturing environment

+ Able to obtain and maintain a security clearance

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Leadership experience in a work environment (e.g. Group Lead, Supervisor, etc.)

+ Experience supervising teams of 10+ employees

+ Understanding of SQDEC (safety, quality, employee, delivery, and cost) KPIs

+ Familiar with manufacturing processes and material flow

+ Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Project)

+ Experience with composite manufacturing

Salary range: $75,800 - $113,600

Salary Range: $75,800.00 - $113,600.00

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority** . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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.

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With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space – our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.