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Manager General Manufacturing 1

Requisition ID: R10050642

  • Category IconCategory: Manufacturing and Production
  • Location IconLocation: Iuka, Mississippi, 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: Evenings (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • 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 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 Night Shift (7:00PM – 5:30AM).

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 6+ 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: $73,500 - $110,300


Salary Range: $73,500 USD - $110,300 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.