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Manager Production Planning & Scheduling 2

Requisition ID: R10094298

  • CategoryCategory: Manufacturing and Production
  • LocationLocation: Woodland Hills, 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.

The Operations team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a General Manufacturing Manager 2 based out of Woodland Hills, CA.

What You’ll get to Do:

You will be responsible for developing and administering budgets, executing, and recommending modifications to organizational processes and procedures. This leadership position requires working closely and collaborating with the Woodland Hills manufacturing organizations, engineering, program office, contracts, mission assurance, transportation, and supply chain management.

You will also be responsible for daily operations of the Operations Excellence (Production Control) team, which includes:

  • Direct supervision of the Production Control and Material Resource Planning staff.
  • Monitors work hours including overtime as required and approves timecards daily.
  • Attend daily program meetings within the department and presents weekly / monthly program reviews.
  • Understands and approves new business demands and supports front loading of delivery requirements.
  • Assignment of work, schedules, day to day workflow, and operating costs.
  • Assignments are received in task oriented terms. Provides direction to subordinates using established policies and procedures. Work is reviewed for adequacy in meeting objectives.
  • Supports targeted training plan and execution for new Planners introduced to the team or work cell to ensure proficiency is obtained and maintained.
  • Works with other functional areas to ensure program goals are executed in support of cost, schedule and quality.
  • Position will be 80% direct work with 20% indirect for budget oversight, training, staff meetings, one on one meetings, timecards and reviews.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video:


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science with 9+ years of experience; Master's with 7+ years of experience; PhD with 4+ years of experience.
  • 1+ years of experience in Aerospace Manufacturing and Repair industry.
  • Effective communication and presentation skills.
  • Must have computer skills using Microsoft office suite, such as Excel, Word, and Power Point.
  • Highly proficient in technical problem solving.
  • Able to work independently and set clear objectives in a dynamic team environment.
  • Must be process/procedure oriented.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain a DOD Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS in Engineering or Technical background.
  • 6+ years of experience in Aerospace Manufacturing and Repair industry.
  • Effective communication and presentation skills.
  • Computer skills using Microsoft office suite, such as Excel, Word, and Power Point.
  • Previous experience working in Production Control and Scheduling organization.

Salary Range: $111,000 USD - $166,600 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.