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Industrial Engineering Manager 2

Requisition ID: R10046536

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: San Diego, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking an Industrial Engineering Manager 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located at the Rancho Carmel Facility in San Diego, CA.

Join the men and women of the Northrop Grumman Mission Systems in meeting the largest, most complex systems challenges imaginable for government, military and business.

Our expertise is in delivering complex equipment to enable modern battlefields and support aviation missions. Our focus is on the world of avionics, radio, and electronic warfare product application to enable networked communications. As part of the corporation’s business focus area on Communications, we are the ‘equipment providers.’ Our team of communication systems experts is developing next-generation ground radios for land forces, and our Electronic Warfare subject matter experts are creating the next generation of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) countermeasures to keep our soldiers safe when in harm’s way.

Job Scope

This position reports to the Operations Digital Transformation Department head and is responsible for the supervision of engineers and other salaried professionals. This department is focused on modernizing and innovating the manufacturing and operations practices of the San Diego campuses to achieve strategic objectives and further differentiate the San Diego campuses from its competitors. Area of work for this position concentrates predominantly in Industrial Engineering support for NGC’s production of avionics or counter communications equipment. This position has an emphasis on continuous improvement of all internal manufacturing processes surrounding systems integration and test. This position will be responsible for continuous improvement efforts, capacity and manpower modeling, capital expenditure projects, and factory planning projects aligned with business strategies. This position will contribute and be responsible for the completion of organizational projects and goals.

Requires interface and coordination with other Production support departments as well as regular interface with multiple levels of management. Basic knowledge of Shop Floor Control Systems is desired. Background in supervising technical disciplines such as Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering is a plus. Candidate must have proficient writing, presentation, and team skills as well as the ability to conduct presentations to upper management.

Direct Work Involvement

Monitors work operations of exempt and/or non-exempt employees on a daily basis and actively assists or provides direction to subordinates as required. May perform, especially in staff or professional groups, on-going operational tasks of organizational groups.

Policy Involvement

Executes department procedures that typically affect individual employees within own department. Policy management: Administers and executes policies and procedures that typically affect individual subordinate employees.

Basic Qualifications

• BS in a relevant STEM degree, 5 Years of relevant experience, plus a 3 years with a Masters; 0 years with a PHD.

• 5 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment.

• 6 Sigma / Lean professional certification and/or proven experience

• Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Project, and Power Point, and relevant CAD/CAM software

• Must be able to obtain/maintain a DOD Secret clearance


Preferred Qualifications
• MS in Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or other related technical field
• Prior experience leading Lean and 6 Sigma initiatives

• Knowledgeable in data analytics, quality metrics, and reporting principles

• Experience in project planning and capital expenditure management

• Experience in quality, root cause corrective actions (RCCAs)

• Experience with Solumina, MES, or other shop floor control system
• Working experience in SAP
• Experience in an electronics manufacturing environment
• Knowledgeable in data structures and database programming

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 statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Salary Range: $98,800 USD - $148,200 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.