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Manager Industrial Engineering 2

Requisition ID: R10067918

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Palmdale, 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: 1st Shift (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.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and encourages a diverse and engaged team. You build trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver perfection, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their highest. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You build and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results.

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Northrop Grumman Aeronautics System Sector is seeking a Manager Industrial Engineering 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse, individuals in the Industrial Engineering Operations Management organization. This position will support our Digital Transformation and will be located in Palmdale, CA.


  • Provide technical and leadership support to the Industrial Engineering team
  • Drive strategic initiatives and tactical actions that deliver results to improve program cost and schedule performance. Ensure program milestones and performance goals are achieved.
  • Guide executive level decision-making on how to effectively increase assembly rate in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment.
  • Deliver on short-term, high visibility program requests, while creating a vision and executing a long-term strategy to influence change within and outside the organization.
  • Coordinate the development and maintenance of manufacturing schedules and plans to ensure adequate labor, facilities, equipment, tooling, and materials are available on time to ensure customer requirements are met.
  • Analyzes and designs value stream, including capability, capacity, throughput, work flow and logistics. Drive actions towards continuous improvement and affordability targets.
  • Coach, mentor, and develop team of industrial engineers by assigning meaningful tasks, providing frequent feedback, and rewarding positive performance. Build trust within the organization and align team towards a clear set of impactful goals.
  • Administer to Industrial Engineering employees; including performance reviews, merit increases, promotions, skills inventory and personal resources.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 9 years' experience in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing, or related experience OR a Master's Degree with 6 years' experience in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing, or related experience
  • A minimum of 1 year of proven experience leading teams and projects

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years of shop floor operations support experience
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in a STEM field
  • Industrial Engineering experience / Industrial Engineering Degree
  • At least 4 years of proven experience leading teams and projects
  • Experience/certifications in lean/process improvement
  • SAP/MES Expertise, Tableau experience
  • Strong expertise using the full suite of Microsoft Office Tools
  • Experience with Performance metrics of high-rate assembly line (preferably F35 specifically)
  • Experience providing innovative techniques focused on improving product designs and processes utilizing analytic model

Salary Range: $118,600 USD - $178,000 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

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.

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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.