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E6-B Mgr General Manufacturing 1

Requisition ID: R10014013

  • Category IconCategory: Manufacturing and Production
  • Location IconLocation: Lake Charles - LA, 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: Any (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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 Defense Systems is seeking an Operations Supervisor to join our diverse team of professionals located at Lake Charles with the E-6 to support a contingent maintenance program. The Navy E-6 is an airborne command post and communications relay based on the Boeing 707 platform the aircraft are utilized primarily for long-range patrols along the entire U.S. border, and in source and transit zone countries. This platform, now modified to the E-6B standard, conveys instructions from the National Command Authority to fleet ballistic missile submarines, a mission known as TACAMO ("Take Charge And Move Out").

Supervisors provide objective-oriented direction and work assignment to non-exempt team members utilizing management guidelines & general policies of the Manufacturing segment of the JSTARS program/function. Primary responsibilities are the management of cost, schedule, and technical performance of company programs or subsystems and include, but are not limited to:   

Planning and program performance addressing cost, schedule, technical performance, and quality of a work package, subsystem, or related group of work packages in a MRO environment. 

Provide coaching, set goals, approve time, and provide overall guidance to a team of employees. 

Oversees a team and task assigned to the organizational group performed by non-exempt employees. 

Establish a team environment and directs a training system to provide technical knowledge for the safe maintenance, repair, and operation of aircraft, aircraft systems, ground equipment, tools, test equipment, stores and facilities, according to established procedures.

May analyze current operating problems and future operating requirements to identify training needs.

Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes.

Acts as customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance.

Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing, operations, maintenance, and administrative areas.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video: www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideo   

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED) and at least 7 years related experience
  • Ability to be subject to a variety of physical conditions and able to wear respirator or other safety gear
  • Ability to be subject to areas which could cause various phobias due to height or closed spaces 
  • Able to change physical locations based upon need (including physical ability to travel)
  • Ability to compose materials such as detailed reports, work‐related manuals, publications
  • Able to prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish the project result
  • Ability to resolve technical or operational problems in a MRO environment.
  • Must have knowledge in at least one but preferred all in repair, installing trouble shooting of aircraft systems, flight controls, Avionics, or Structures.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Previous E-6B experience
  • 10 years of experience with aircraft structural modifications/modification development

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    Salary Range: 76100 - 114100

    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.