Location: Gilbert, Arizona
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: SCI
Telecommute: No -Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Positions Available: 1
Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today. As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You create trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. You ensure that your team has the information and tools needed to perform at their best. You demonstrate our committed pursuit of applying innovation to meet the requirements of our customer. You create and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results. If this is YOU…keep reading! Northrop Grumman Tactical Space Systems Division (TSSD) is seeking a highly qualified and energetic leader for the mission critical position of Operations Manager for the Gilbert, AZ site. This position leads and is responsible for managing and executing various operational aspects of the entire Gilbert site and is a critical aspect of ensuring consistency and cohesion between the various functional departments in Gilbert. This position reports directly to the Site Director, is based in Gilbert, AZ and will become a key member of the site leadership team. The Gilbert site performs design, development, manufacturing, assembly, integration, test and launch of space systems. From low earth orbit and beyond, supporting all three of the TSSD Business Units, and positioning to support other divisions within Northrop Grumman. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated success in leading operational aspects of satellite manufacturing, integration, and test focused sites. This role interfaces with all levels of multi-disciplined organizations while interfacing with site and division executive leadership, along with customers. The position requires a solution-based orientation, unwavering ethics and values, and the demonstrated ability to be a trusted partner within the organization. Roles and Responsibilities:
Manage all space planning processes inclusive of classified, unclassified, office assignments, and work center (including labs and clean room space) allocation to functional departments.
Coordinate facility usage and provision of power, clean rooms, floors, humidity, network and infrastructure.
Act as an interface to other parts of Northrop Grumman when it comes to programs interested in performing work on the site and manage the New Program Induction Process
Manage the site notification and alert processes in conjunction with the local functional managers and directors.
Manage usage of and implementation of processes for non-stockroom/bulk storage areas
Common equipment owner to ensure proper preventative maintenance, scheduled usage processes and conflict resolution. Common equipment is defined as cranes, lifts, etc.
Overall management to ensure policy compliance and accountability for off network environments (enclaves)
Manage implementation and performance of the site wide 5S program; be a resource to lab owners and staff engaged in 5S
Interface and coordinate between facilities and Enterprises Services for infrastructure improvements and installations
Develop and manage clean-room gowning room operation and supply processes
Coordinate badge access approach to site w/ security and functional managers
Define, maintain and report site operations metrics at the monthly site operations review
Manage implementation and performance of the AssetSmart systems
Bachelor's degree in engineering or related STEM field
15 years of related experience
Ability to obtain Top Secret and SCI clearance
Direct experience in operations of an integrated site to include co-located office and production environments
Working knowledge and hands on experience with operations of a satellite manufacturing facility, to include clean room operations, storage, material handling, and temperature & humidity control systems
Demonstrated understanding of satellite design and production life cycle
Active Top Secret clearance and/or SCI
Master's degree in engineering or technical field.
Strong leadership and analytical skills
Familiarity with ISO 9001 / AS9100 Quality Management System certification process.
Lean / Six Sigma Green Belt (or higher) certification to drive continuous improvement.
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.