Mgr General Manufacturing 2 - Quality Assurance & Factory Accountability (Clearance Required)

    • Palmdale, CA

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.

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 GrummanAeronautics Systems has an opening for a Manager of Manufacturing 2 (Factory Accountability) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale CA. The selected candidate will manage a program or a function within the larger organizational unit, setting and operating to objectives and providing guidance to subordinates based on goals, objectives and company policy.

Essential Functions:

Leadership characteristics and people engagement is of the upmost importance, with an ability to exhibit professionalism and create a team working and learning environment. Communication is paramount, with an ability to clearly define expectations and work thru complex interpersonal interactions across functions and levels including direct reports, peers, and leadership. Willingness to step-up and assume accountability when the perception of need exists, and an ability to accomplish tasks in a positive manner while managing multiple projects at the same time with varying levels of technical maturity.
Position requires outstanding written and oral communication skills with a high level of internal and external engagement, acting as an advisor to individual contributors, senior management and customers on advanced technical research studies and applications. Competence is required in the Factory Accountability field. Full working knowledge of procedures and practices associated with quality policy strategy and all facets of factory accountability.

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The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree with 5 years' experience or a High school diploma with 9 years' experience in a quality assurance or factory accountability role.
  • Ability to create/prepare advanced PowerPoint presentations, assemble reports and present to executive level leadership
  • Experience establishing and maintaining performance metrics to measure program success using MS Excel and/or Tableu.
  • An Active DOD Secret Clearance with background investigation within the past 5 years.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Active Top Secret Clearance issued by the DoD
  • Current and Active Special Program Access
  • Familiarity with DCMA NAS412 8210.C and Foreign Object Elimination procedures M0-503 and M0503.01
  • Extensive knowledge and experience supporting FOE Audits
  • Experience improving manufacturing production processes
    Strategic thinking/planning abilities, exhibit leadership skills preferably having lead cross-functional team and organization/prioritizing skills preferred.
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