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Manager Manufacturing Engineering 3

Requisition ID: R10096518

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Sunnyvale, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions.  In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning.  We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions.  By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader.  At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.  Our mission is to deliver differentiated value to our programs, by manufacturing products with the highest possible quality at the most affordable rate.  

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Manager Manufacturing Engineering 3 based out of our Sunnyvale, CA campus.

What You’ll get to Do:

The Manager Manufacturing Engineering 3 is required to have familiarity with welding fabrications, machining, and assembly & testing in a low volume high mix manufacturing operation.  Responsible for all projects assigned to the organizational group.  Advisor to lower level managers and exempt employees.  Helps meet established schedules or resolve technical or operational problems.  Establishes operating procedures that affect the organization.  Develops and administers budgets and standards of performance and is responsible to complete the Mfg Engineering tasks on time and on budget.  Frequent contact with equivalent level managers and customer representatives concerning projects, operational decisions, scheduling requirements, or contractual clarifications.  Conducts briefings and technical meetings for internal and external representatives.  Supports MRP development with manufacturing instructions consistent with the MRP plans.

The Manager Manufacturing Engineering 3 manages a team of manufacturing engineers that:

- Design manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, processing, machining and material handling.

- Develop structured manufacturing instructions identifying the operations and order of manufacturing steps, key technical parameters and features

- Work closely with the factory hourly touch labor team on technical aspects of manufacturing including standard operations and rework

- Design sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance.

- Adapt machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions.

- Incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan. Inspects performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality.

- Develop manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control, and may develop those techniques.

- Provide guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.

- Ensure processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations.



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Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelors of Science in an engineering or technical field with 9+ years of experience.

- Experience overseeing professional engineers in a manufacturing, systems, design, or tooling design capacity.

- Must have experience and be proficient in developing, manipulating, and presenting complex data to executive staff.

- Must have strong, demonstrated Operations Management experience managing critical production hardware or demonstrated management experience in another engineering role.

- General knowledge and experience in metal fitting and welding processes, general machining and precision large industrial assembly.

- Firm understanding of the fundamentals of MRP.

- Must have demonstrated EVMS experience and be proficient at Cost Account Management functions.

- Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Naval and Marine product experience. Experience working on US Navy programs.

- Experience using SAP in a production environment.

- Experience Managing Large Department Budgets and briefing those budgets to executives.

- 10+ years of Government contracting / DOD Program experience and fixed price production experience.

- Experience with Fabrication/Welding, Machining of high tolerance parts, and assembly and test of complex military hardware.

Salary Range: $145,500 USD - $218,300 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

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.