Join the Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector as we focus on the development of new capabilities for our military and intelligence customers around the globe. The General Manufacturing Manager position will be located at our Rolling Meadows, IL facility.
The manufacturing organization builds various products in an ISO 9000 environment for military applications. The manufacturing environment requires precision, attention to detail and quality. The Manufacturing Manager will be
responsible for the manufacturing team that builds and tests various products for multiple programs. This individual is responsible for a team of employees that build and/or test various products in support of multiple business needs and
The responsibilities include managing a function within a larger business unit, identifying talent, growing employees and leaders, leading cross-training and development efforts across their workcell. Establishing production priorities in
the work cell, communicating priorities to the team, establishing employee goals and developing performance reviews, increasing team engagement, employee development initiatives, clear / concise communication across the work cell,
and adherence to the area and company procedures and policies.
This leadership position also works closely with the Operations Program Management (OPM) organization to ensure staffing is appropriate based on workload forecasts, provides input and approval of proposal estimates, labor budgets, and variance reporting.
This leadership position additionally includes working closely with the Manufacturing Engineering organization by supporting the resolution of technical issues in the work cell, evaluation of factory yield data, and implementation of root cause/corrective action analysis; equipment maintenance & calibration strategies to ensure equipment capacity is available to support production schedules; evaluation of process flows to ensure optimal process flow minimizing cycle time thru the manufacturing work cells. As well as provide employee feedback to the Manufacturing Engineering team relative to equipment and tooling needs, collaboration on factory floor layouts and projects to improve productivity and improve production flow.
Bachelor's Degree and 15 years' experience in manufacturing environment
10 years Leadership experience leading both individual contributors and managers
Ability to obtain a security clearance, US Citizenship required
Must be able to collaborate in a team environment
Demonstrated experience in identifying talent, growing employees and leaders, leading cross-training and development efforts
Experience with OSHA/PPE
Experience with MS Office
Experience with SAP
Electro / Optical background
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.