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Manufacturing Engineering Manager 1

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Goleta
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

  • Clearance Type: None
  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Positions Available: 1 At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on 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.

    DescriptionAn organization within Northrop Grumman's Payload and Ground Systems (PGS) division, Spacecraft Components is a leading designer, producer, and supplier of spacecraft components that power and enable satellites of all classes. Products include spacecraft panels, bus structures, precision optical structures, deployable structural systems and mechanisms, solar arrays, and antenna reflectors. Our products are on virtually every U.S. satellite built in the last 20 years.Learn more about Spacecraft Components at our website: . Payload and Ground Systems is looking to add a Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor Level 1 to the Deployables team. This role will be managing the functional activities of Manufacturing Engineers at the site in Goleta, CA. Key Responsibilities:
    • Design manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling.
    • Design arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout.
    • Design sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance.
    • Adapt machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions.
    • Incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan.
      • Inspect performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality.
      • Develops manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control, and may develop those techniques.
        • Ensures processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations.
        • Provide guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.
        • Manage the functional activities of Manufacturing Engineers.
        • In addition to functional Section Manager duties, will perform IPT engineering tasks, which will comprise most of the statement of work.
          • Note: Internal candidates aligned to Vehicle Engineering will typically continue to perform their existing IPT engineering tasks.
          • Process oversight, participation in the performance review process, management of personnel records and participation in corrective or disciplinary actions.
          • Staffing responsibilities may include hiring, recruiting of personnel, and working to ensure that engineers with the appropriate skills and experience are deployed.
          • Mentor, provide career guidance and coaching, and leading others.
          • Use excellent verbal and written communication skills. Basic Qualifications:
            • 5 years of relevant experience with a Bachelor's degree; 3 years of relevant experience with a Masters' degree; 0 years of relevant experience with a PhD; an additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
            • Must be willing and able to travel to other Northrop Grumman and/or customer sites as needed.
            • Must be a U.S. Citizen. Preferred Qualifications:
              • Demonstrated technical leadership and management experience.
              • At least 5 years of applicable Engineering Manufacturing experience on space hardware.
              • Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively interact with the customer and program management.
              • Proficiency with MS Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project).
              • Experience managing people preferred " Salary Range: $101,800 USD - $152,800 USD Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .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.
                • Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
                • Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
                • Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.Did you know?Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.

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