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Sr Manager, Operations

Requisition ID: R10102012

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Corinne, UT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Propulsion Systems is currently seeking a Sr. Manager of Operations to provide leadership for Mixing and Casting, and Flares production in the Promontory Value Stream. This position will be located at Promontory Utah.

The Sr. Manager of Operations will use long range planning methods, tools and facilities in the execution of meeting multiple Customer requirements.  The successful candidate will work with a group of talented managers, OTS, and manufacturing technicians to safely produce a quality product on-schedule and on-budget.  

Job Requirements: 

  • Demonstrated track record for developing and maintaining a strong Safety record both personally and as a leader.  This criterion is the top priority and requirement for this position.

  • Creates and sustains a culture of respect and employee engagement.

  • Accountable for short and long-range planning for a broad array of requirements including safety, product quality, schedule adherence, and meeting cost objectives.

  • Efficiently assigns resources to meet both customer and business needs.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop a cross-functionally collaborative environment to benefit team members and the business.

  • Knows how to implement and effectively execute lean manufacturing techniques and philosophies to foster and drive a culture of continuous improvement, with demonstrated year over year Key Performance Indicator (KPI) improvements.  

  • Responsible for team member performance management, corrective action, career development, mentoring, and coaching.

Experience Requirements: 

  • Candidate must have:

    • A minimum of 9 years’ related experience.  Prefer that at least 6 years be in an operations leadership position.

    • A complementary safety record both personally and demonstrated as a leader.

    • Strong background leading teams in the safe production of energetics materials and products.

    • A documented history of leading teams in continuous improvement initiatives in the key areas of Safety, Quality, and Efficiency.

    • Demonstrated team leadership skills and ability to collaborate with others for making improvements that ensures safe and on time delivery of quality products.

Experience Preferred: 

  • Leadership experience with multiple and diverse customers

  • Lean Manufacturing experience that includes demonstrated team development and execution of demonstrated improvements utilizing employees and support groups.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Strong safety knowledge and demonstrated compliance and improvement.

  • Strong leadership/people skills

  • Strong skills in continuous improvement methods.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Presentation skills and the ability to clearly communicate initiatives, plans and expectations.

BS degree in Business, Engineering, or other related field required.  

Salary Range: $125,700 USD - $188,500 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.