Operations Manager-19019063

Location: Brigham City
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Clearance Type: None
Number of Openings : 1
Shift : 1st Shift

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact peoples 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 nations 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, theyre making history.
Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Propulsion Systems is currently seeking an Operations Manager Level 2 to lead the Final Assembly and Washout  operations for the Promontory Value Stream.

Job Description:

As a Propulsion Systems Operations Manager, you will manage a team of highly skilled operators to meet quality and on-time delivery on various programs. You will be responsible for maintaining a safe and compliant area in accordance with Northrop Grumman policy and procedures as well as development of personnel, cross training, staffing and managing resources in support of manufacturing.


 Ensure tools, plans, people and material are available to complete assigned workloads
 Maintaining a safe work environment (personal and professional)
 Daily tie-in with production operations manager for work load, priority and the supervision of assigned personnel
 Execute day-to-day operations of a group of employees to complete daily production goals in support of business requirements
 Ensure operator training on procedures, quality documents, and safety is complete and effective
 Lead/participate in continuous improvement activities
 Responsible for performance management and corrective action
 Administer and implement corrective action on incidents and FOD/other issues
 Initiate Maintenance Work Orders, Tool Discrepancy Reports, Tooling Change Notices and Facilities Engineering Orders, and track to completion
 Coordinate production needs with scheduled maintenance work
 Lead 8D Cause and Corrective Action projects
 Develop employees


Experience Requirements:

 Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, specifications and operating procedures
 Demonstrated problem solving skills and ability to apply PES principles to improve process flow and standardization of processes.
 Must be able to work flexible and changing shift schedules; day or night shifts, including weekends if necessary
 Successful history of managing personnel in high energy assignments while promoting a safe and productive environment
 Proven leadership skills and experience with PES improvements
 Strong interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
 Demonstrated use of manufacturing performance measurement tools
 Computer skills: Excel, Access, Power Point, Word

Required Education & Experience:
 Bachelors Degree and five years of experience; or
 Master Degree and three years of experience
 Experience directly or indirectly leading people preferred.


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.

Job ID: 19019063

  Reasons to apply:

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like flexible work schedules, education assistance and paid time off.
None Required