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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector Operations Engineering Department has an immediate need for a Lead Operations Industrial Engineer 4. This position is located in Linthicum, MD. The Lead Operations Industrial Engineer will report to the Operations Engineering Manager within the Manufacturing Operations Engineering Analysis and Planning Organization. He/she will be the technical lead to help develop and lead a team of Operations Engineers within several manufacturing areas.
The candidate must be a self-motivated individual who can work in a fast-paced environment. She/he must have strong problem solving skills, the ability to communicate effectively, and clearly present technical approaches and findings.
The responsibilities of the Lead Operations Industrial Engineer include:
Working directly with the various stakeholders, including: Operations Industrial Engineers, Manufacturing Director(s), Cell Management, Production Control, Manufacturing Engineering, Test Engineering and Operations & Test Project Management
Responsible for the technical growth, knowledge sharing, and onboarding activities for the cell Operations Industrial Engineers
Train, coach, and mentor Operations Industrial Engineers on technical responsibilities including facility, capacity, process and operational planning and reporting
Provide technical expertise in the Industrial Engineering Discipline for work measurement, efficiency, optimization, affordability, continuous improvement, scheduling, capacity planning and systems & data analysis
Advance Industrial Engineering processes and practices across the Manufacturing cells, BWI campus, and sector
Develop technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity
Challenge traditional methods, champion change, and execute improvements initiatives
Lead Continuous Improvement projects, Kaizen events, and employ Lean and Six Sigma techniques to streamline processes, create efficiencies, and eliminate non-value added activities
Provide new and innovative data analysis techniques, processes, and reporting
Bachelor's degree or higher in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accredited institution plus at least 9 years of relevant experience (or 7 years with a Master's degree)
Experience in a multi-disciplined engineering and manufacturing environment
Industrial and/or Manufacturing Engineering experience
Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance per business requirements (US citizenship required)
Bachelors of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering
Master's degree in Engineering or Business Management
Lean Six Sigma trained and/or certified
APICS CPIM and/or PMI PMP Certification(s)
Professional experience in Industrial Engineering
Experience with SAP or other Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system(s)
Experience in defense, aerospace, logistics, or automotive industries
Technical experience working in a manufacturing/production environment
Active Secret clearance
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