Principal IE Lean Leader/Sr Principal IE Lean Leader

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. We push the boundaries of innovation, and drive advances in various sciences. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures. Come be a part of our mission!

The Operations team at Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems (NGIS) is looking for you to join our team as an IE Lean Leader based out of Iuka, MS.

What You'll get to Do:


As a Northrop Grumman composite IE / Lean Leader you will support plant wide manufacturing execution planning, measurement, and improvement.

IE/Lean accountability will include,but not be limited to the following:

    • Manufacturing capacity analysis
    • Positional tooling and machine requirements
    • Work measurement / time standards development
    • Production performance metrics and analysis
    • Special studies and projects
    • Staffing models
    • Production planning, readiness assessments, and recovery planning
    • Factory Layouts, Facilities and workplace design, Flow simulations
    • Drive lean principles and continuous improvement in production and business processes, including hands-on applications, facilitation, and training
    • Develop presentations and present to Sr. Leadership of all levels.
This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values . The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

This requisition may be filled as a Principal or Sr Principal level.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

Qualifications for a Principal IE Lean Leader

  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years' experience or an MS degree and 2 years' experience.
  • In depth understanding and significant applicationof Industrial Engineering technical expertise along with a detailed knowledge of other related disciplines
  • Experience and application of, continuous improvement toolsin Kaizen, Toyota Productionlean principals
  • Ability to provide and implement technical solutions to advanced problems which require ingenuity and innovation


Qualifications for a Sr Principal IE Lean Leader

  • Bachelor's degree and 9 years' experience or an MS degree and 7 years' experience.
  • In depth understanding and significant applicationof Industrial Engineering technical expertise along with a detailed knowledge of other related disciplines
  • Experience and application of, continuous improvement toolsin Kaizen, Toyota Productionlean principals
  • Ability to provide and implement technical solutions to advanced problems which require ingenuity and innovation
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
  • Experienced in planning and managing new program ramp-ups
  • Effectively trained all levels and all functions of a manufacturing organization in continuous improvement/lean tools.
  • High level user of Microsoft Project, Autocad, and advanced factory simulation tools
What will Make you Successful:
  • Capable of working with minimal direction, independently determines and develops technical objectives of assignments, and presents work upon completion for high level review
  • Occasionally acts as a leader and understands that erroneous decisions on their part will result in probable delay and failure of organizational objectives
  • Represents the organization as a technical contact, interacts with senior personnel on important technical matters, and helps with coordination between organizations
  • High energy, results oriented, self-motivated / self-reliant, team player


What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan
  • Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Additional benefits
    • Education Assistance
    • Training and Development

https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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