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Manufacturing Analyst

Requisition ID: R10057364

  • Category IconCategory: Manufacturing and Production
  • Location IconLocation: El Segundo, California, 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: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions 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 Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking a Manufacturing Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.  This position will be located in El Segundo, CA where technology and teamwork come together.  The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Tooling organization working in a collaborative environment while promoting a positive and proactive teamwork environment.

Manufacturing Analyst job duties involve the following: structuring and maintaining bill of material, develop and maintain work instructions that meet manufacturing processes and procedures that are in compliance with customer requirements. Implement detailed sequence of operations and specify procedures needed for product builds, investigate and initiate corrective actions and improvements relating to work instructions and identify improvement opportunities through sequence optimization with Manufacturing Engineering concurrence. Supports production, business, and other processes in a team-based manufacturing environment. Performs activities in a variety of cross-functional areas including production planning, continuous improvement, material management, process optimization and liaison. Develops and implements plans that ensure the timely availability and effective utilization of labor, facilities, equipment, & tooling resources enabling the achievement of program delivery and cost milestones. Interact with internal and external customers with respect to product planning, problem resolution, and process improvement. On the basis of these studies, develops and implements plans and programs for automated equipment modifications and revisions to operating methods. Coordination with engineers will be essential in this role and as well as communication with suppliers to ensure project meets schedule, cost and quality requirements. Strong organization skills are needed as well as experience in managing a variety of work within the manufacturing environment. May assist automation engineers in the planning and coordinating transition-to-production efforts. Analyzes existing operational processes and develops metrics and reporting to optimize and improve program & operational performance. Track various metrics and projects. We seek Manufacturing Analysts that use a unique skill set that includes a hands-on approach and act as the production focal point for management of bill of material and production planning within the Aeronautics sector.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 2 years of experience in an administrative or manufacturing role OR a Master's Degree

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance within a reasonable amount of time, as determined by the company to meet its business need

  • Ability to work 1st shift (5a-2:42p) or any work schedule (times may vary)

Preferred Qualifications           

  • Experience supporting manufacturing / production operations with an understanding of manufacturing processes and procedures

  • Experience working or knowledge of Process Work Instructions (PWI)

  • Experience in creating work instructions, training materials & visual aids

  • Experience reviewing and interpreting Blueprints and 3D models

  • Ability to demonstrate independent critical thinking and problem solving capabilities

  • Manage multiple projects concurrently in meeting customer requirements / expectations

  • Experience working hands-on in a production assembly line environment

  • Experience providing innovative techniques focused on improving product designs and tooling assemblies or equipment

  • Experience in Return of Investment (ROI) analysis and justifications

  • Project management skills (proposal creation, scheduling, budget tracking)

  • Experience in using Microsoft Office Project, SharePoint

  • Active in-scope DOD Secret / Top Secret security clearance that has been granted / renewed within the past 5 years


Salary Range: $68,100 USD - $102,100 USD

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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.