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Palmdale, California Northrop Grumman
Category: Manufacturing and Production
Location: Palmdale, California
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No -Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: Multiple
Travel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Positions Available: 1

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career. At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture flourishes with 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. 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 you 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 develop 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 craft and execute strategies that result in sustainable value creation that delivers measurable results. If this is YOU…keep reading! Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Manager of General Manufacturing 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA. The Manager will lead a program or a function within the larger organizational unit, setting and operating to objectives and providing mentorship to subordinates based on goals, objectives and company policy. This is a 3/10 Shift Fri. through Sun.(5:00 am to 3:30pm). Essential Functions:
Providing direction and mentorship to Front line managers and other production personnel in the assembly and manufacturing areas.
Ensures team members receive the required training and prepares the daily work plans in support of overall program objectives.
Encourages and provides direction for career development of employees, including educational options for highly motivated employees.
Provides leadership/direction to ensure all affordability initiatives and opportunities for process improvements are systematically identified, pursued, and supported.
Project performance addressing cost, schedule, and technical quality for related Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) elements on a large system development-type contract or full responsibility for all aspects of program performance similar sized technical services-type contract.
Risk management
Do you want to learn more about our hiring process for manager positions? Please view our "Selecting the Most Qualified Managers" video! The selected candidate should succeed in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree with 9 years of experience OR High School Diploma/equivalent with 13 years experience in an aerospace, automotive, military, manufacturing and/or maintenance environment. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.
5 years of leadership experience
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Powerpoint and Excel
Ability to effectively communicate with individuals across all organizational levels and provide status briefings to senior leadership as business requires
This position is for 3/10 schedule Friday through Sunday First shift (5:00am-3:330 pm), however, candidates must also be willing to work any of the following schedules as needs business require: Monday - Thursday - 1st shift OR 2nd shift (4:12 pm - 2:42 am)
This position requires an Active DOD Secret Clearance, with investigation completed within the last 5 years, as well as ability to obtain/maintain Program Special access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs
Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Ability to lead through, overcome and adapt to obstacles and challenges
Ability to deal effectively with change and challenges and helps others to do the same
Special Program Access
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.