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Northrop Grumman Manager General Manufacturing 1 in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

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 work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems has an opening for a General Manufacturing Manager 1 to join our team of highly qualified and diverse individuals. The manufacturing organization builds various products in an ISO 9000 environment for military applications. The manufacturing environment requires precision, attention to detail and quality. This role will be located in Rolling Meadows, IL and reports to the Senior Manufacturing Manager.

The General Manufacturing Manager 1 is responsible for the manufacturing team that builds and tests various products for a depot and production program. The responsibilities include direct supervision of the staff, assignment of work, time approval, and communication of production priorities. This position is also focused on proactively evaluating process flows to ensure optimal efficiency and minimizing cycle times thru the manufacturing work cells. This leader also collaborates with cross functional organizations to resolve technical issues, evaluate factory yield data and other metrics to complete root cause/corrective action analysis that supports the production schedule.




Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree plus 5 years' experience or Masters degree plus 3 years' experience (4 additional years of experience can be counted in lieu of a degree)

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance (US citizenship required).

  • Experience working in a manufacturing, engineering, operations, or production

-Leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SAP or similar Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system

  • Lean Manufacturing or process improvement experience

  • OSHA/PPE experience

  • MS Office proficiency

  • Active DoD Secret clearance

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.

Job Category : Manufacturing and Production