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Gear Front Line Manager 2

Requisition ID: R10046211

  • Category IconCategory: Manufacturing and Production
  • Location IconLocation: Sunnyvale, CA, USA
  • 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: 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 (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Manager of Gearing based out of Sunnyvale, CA campus.

What you’ll get to do:

The Manager of Gearing has the following responsibilities:

  • Directs activities at the floor level for various phases in the processing of rotating element including Hobbing, Grinding, Measuring, and Honing.
  • Driving schedules, cost performance, and to help trouble shoot when issues develop.
  • Interfaces, directs, coaches, and supports Employee Union representatives as well as communicates with technical support teams, and supports machine maintenance personnel on troubleshooting machine related issues.
  • Strong understanding in Rotating element processing and understanding of the Machines used for such processing is necessary.




Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field from an accredited college or university with 9+ years of manufacturing experience; Master's +7 years of manufacturing experience; PhD +4 years of manufacturing experience (4+ years of additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree).
  • Management and/or leadership experience.
  • Strong general knowledge in Gear machining or Machining related methods and processes (Grinding, Hobbing, Milling, and Turning).
  • Ability to work first/day shift or second/swing shift.
  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Related experience in machining, milling, drilling, boring and turning of components.
  • Experience in machine functionality, repair, and maintenance experience.
  • Knowledge of Heat Treat processing and Metallurgy processing.
  • Government contracting and fixed price production experience.
  • Current or active security clearance.

Salary Range: $107,800 USD - $161,800 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.