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Manager Production 1

Requisition ID: R10091009

  • CategoryCategory: Manufacturing and Production
  • LocationLocation: Radford, VA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Rotating Shifts (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • 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.

Essential Functions

•    Responsible for overall safety of operations and shift employees.
•    Supervise day-to-day work of a shift of production operators, serving as a link between operators and management. 
•    Responsible for productivity, policy and procedure compliance, operational safety, environmental protection, labor management, and cost management.  
•    Must determine staffing on each shift and adjust based upon priority and availability.
•    Responsible for employee training.  
•    Responsible for procedure review and assuring changes in process are done properly and in a timely fashion. 
•    Responsible for implementation of new systems and procedures.  
•    Required to interact with engineering and maintenance on a routine basis.  
•    Responsible for determining repair needs of the operations and assuring maintenance work is done. 
•    Responsible for assuring all tools and materials necessary are available to employees.
•    Responsible for record keeping and for keeping management aware of all problems, incidents or other information required to operate the area.
•    Be an advocate for, and strictly follow, all NRE safety, quality, environmental, and production rules and procedures.
•    Responsible for communicating company goals, objectives, policies, and procedures to shift employees and assuring they are understood.

Physical Requirements to Perform Essential Functions

•    Bend and stoop frequently.
•    Lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally.
•    Stand, walk, and climb steps frequently.
•    Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
•    Ability to operate a computer. 

Key Abilities Required to Perform Essential Functions

•    Excellent communication and leadership skills.  
•    Excellent written communication skills, including ability to write reports and summaries of events.
•    Mathematical ability to calculate production metrics, including percentages and efficiencies. 
•    Ability to solve complex problems.
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. 
•    Detail oriented. 
•    Ability to effectively lead a diverse group of workers, and exemplify Northrop Grumman’s code of conduct. 
•    Ability to function in a team environment.
•    Ability to train employees. 
•    Ability to carry out job assignment without direct supervision.
•    Commitment to operating safely, with environmental awareness, and with a focus on producing a quality product.

Basic Qualifications:

•    A Bachelor’s Degree with 6 years of experience, A Masters Degree with 4 years of experience OR 10 years’ experience in a manufacturing supervisory role.
•    Must possess a valid driver’s license.
•    Must be able to obtain clearance from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and Explosives as an Employee Possessor.
•    Must pass RFAAP badging requirements, including background check and drug screening.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to deterring and defeating any adversary, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future. #NGSkills

Salary Range: $79,900 USD - $119,900 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.