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Manufacturing Deputy Program Operations Manager

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Chandler
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

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.Job Description: The Deputy Program Operations Manager will work in conjunction with the POM to interface between the program office, the customer and factory functions. This position will be in support of the Targets portfolio of programs, supporting critical Missile Defense Agency needs. The Deputy POM will be responsible for leading, communicating and influencing the manufacturing of large missile sections. The deputy will support all operations activities, including cost, quality and schedule. The deputy will be responsible for the overall manufacturing performance of the program and will promote continuous improvement by influencing change in factory processes and within the program.Responsibilities include: ---Change agent to improve material flow and empowerment within subassembly integration utilizing lean practices and visual management---Establish and execute all operations plans, including, material, manufacturing, integration of large and complex subassemblies with associated testing---Develop assembly and manpower forecast---Develop schedules and lead the manufacturing team to meet program objectives---Establish methodology to ensure daily, weekly, and monthly objectives are achieved---Lead continuous improvement activities through employee suggestions and lean processes---Prepare and present information relating to program status for both internal and external reviewBasic Qualifications: ---Bachelor's degree required, preferably in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM), plus 5 years of related experience in an operations or manufacturing environment---Experience working with a manufacturing execution system (MES, SAP, PRISM)---Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well with all levels in the organization---Previous experience leading a multi discipline team---Previous experience implementing lean projects---Strong verbal and written communication skills---Very strong MS Project, Excel, Power Point and Word skills---US citizenship---Ability to obtain a Secret US security clearancePreferred Qualifications: ---Earned Value Management certified---Experience managing a production line---Active Secret US security clearanceSalary Range: $85,400 USD - $128,000 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.

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