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Rolling Meadows, Illinois Northrop Grumman
Category: Manufacturing and Production
Location: Rolling Meadows, Illinois
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No -Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift
Travel Required: No
Positions Available: 1

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. Join the Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector as we focus on the development of new capabilities for our military and intelligence customers around the globe. The Production Control Manager within the General Manufacturing organization will be located at our Rolling Meadows, IL facility.
The manufacturing organization builds various products in an ISO 9000 environment for military applications. The manufacturing environment requires precision, attention to data, details and quality. The Production Control Manager will be responsible for a team of employees that assist in the build and/or testing of various products in support of multiple business needs and programs.
The responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to daily time approval, working to the manufacturing resource planning schedule, meeting all contractual requirements on schedule, and assisting with establishing production priorities in the manufacturing production cells.
The Production Control Manager will establish goals and conduct performance reviews for the employee's on their team. They will also aspire to increase team engagement, and employee development initiatives by providing clear / concise communication to the production control team.
The Production Control Manager will work closely with other manufacturing organizations on-site to support production schedules, capacity planning, and resolve technical issues when applicable. This will partly be managed through data analysis and utilizing process flows to ensure operation efficiency and minimize cycle time thru the manufacturing production cells.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record of operating in a fast paced and challenging environment within a manufacturing operations, inventory controlled, or similar environment. They will also have the ability to manage in high pressure environments and demonstrate effective oral and written communication. MANUMS

Basic Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree plus 5 years' experience or Master's degree plus 3 years' experience (4 additional years of experience can be counted in lieu of a degree).
- Experience working in a manufacturing, production, operations, or inventory controlled environment.
- At least 2 years of leadership or management experience.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance (US citizenship required).

Preferred Qualifications: - Bachelor's Degree in supply chain, logistics, business, engineering or other STEM area.
- Previous project or people management experience.
- 5 or more years of manufacturing or production experience.
- Active DoD Secret clearance.

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.