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Operations Site Manager

Requisition ID: R10014874

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Corinne - UT, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 3

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 Propulsion Systems is currently seeking an Operations Site Manager 1 to provide leadership to our Nozzle Value Stream, Machining & Tooling Fabrication Operations and Nozzle Fabrication Operation teams at our Promontory, Utah plant.


The Operations Manager will work under the guidance of the Sr. Operations Manager and use long range planning methods, tools and facilities in the execution to meet multiple Customer requirements.  The successful candidate will work with a group of talented Technical and Operational Team Supervisors in coordinating the day to day activities of Operations Employees, in processing and assembling precision steel forgings and composite/rubber phenolic materials to exacting engineered requirements.  The process includes, machining of Aerospace flight and manned flight components, strategic DOD components, critical process tooling, and composite winding and tape wrapping of phenolic materials as well as rubber formulations.


Job Requirements: 
• Demonstrated track record for developing and maintaining a strong Safety record both personally and as a leader.  This criteria is the top priority/requirement for this position
• Creates and sustains a culture of respect and employee engagement
• Accountable for short and long range planning for a broad array of requirements, to include cost
• Efficiently assigns machinist and operators resources to meet both Customer and business needs
• Creates and maintains a cross functional and agile team of machinists and operators.
• Demonstrated ability to develop a collaborative environment for the benefit of its employees and the corporation
• Knows how to implement and effectively execute lean manufacturing techniques and philosophies to foster and drive a culture of continuous improvement, with

• Demonstrated year over year Key Performance Indicator (KPI) improvements  

Experience Requirements: 
• Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of operations experience
• Complementary Safety record both personally and demonstrated as a leader
• Documented history of leading/participating on teams in continuous improvement initiatives in the key areas of Safety, Quality and Efficiency
• Demonstrated team leadership skills and ability to collaborate with others for making improvements that ensures on time delivery of quality products

Education/Certifications:
BS degree in Business, Engineering, or other related field required.  Management experience may be considered in lieu of BS Degree.

Experience Preferred: 
• Leadership experience with multiple and diverse customers including NASA, DOD, and Commercial perspectives
• Lean Manufacturing experience that includes demonstrated team development and execution of demonstrated improvements utilizing employees and support groups

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:
• Strong safety knowledge and demonstrated compliance and improvement
• Strong leadership/people skills
• Strong Skills in continuous improvement methods
• Strong Skills in Influence methods
• Strong skills in both short and long term planning methods.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills. Presentation skills and ability to clearly communicate initiatives, plans and expectations
• Strong skills in visual management
• A general understanding of Rocket Motor Manufacturing / Machining processes.
• Computer skills to include a working knowledge of Microsoft Office


Salary Range: 83700 - 125500

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  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 work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.