Manager 1, Manufacturing Operations Project Management (OPM) – Cabin Fever REX and Common Array Manager, Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore, MD

Requisition ID: R10083677
Category: Program Management
Location: Baltimore, MD, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
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

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.

The Manufacturing Operations Project Management (OPM) homeroom has an opening for an OPM Manager 1 Cabin Fever REX and Common Array Manager M1” Supporting the Combat Sensor Division.

The OPM Manager position is both a functional management position with direct reports and a Project Leadership position. The Manufacturing Operations Project Managers are the interface between the Business Division and Manufacturing. This position is responsible for schedule management and cost accountability of Manufacturing activities for this Business Division.

Responsibilities Include:

Manage the production execution for Business Unit programs
Manage Manufacturing cost and schedule performance
Serve as Manufacturing lead for all proposals in the Business Unit
Create and lead teams to resolve the issues adversely impacting the manufacturing execution of the programs
Understand and report on Manufacturing Operations status at the required level of detail to the Program Manager, Sector Executive Management and customers
Ensure Manufacturing has the needed resources (resources Manufacturing needs as well as allocation of resources from Manufacturing) to execute the programs
Serve as Functional Manager and direct the work of your reporting Operations Project Managers
Perform manpower planning and execute hiring to support the Business Division
Mentor, develop, and assess direct reports
Provide strategic leadership to ensure all Program and Manufacturing objectives are achieved
Provide Manufacturing expertise to support the strategic vision of the Business Division

The chosen candidate must have demonstrated ability in working with cross organizational teams and customers; the ability to set and clearly articulate goals/priorities and successfully communicate them to key staff; strong leadership skills; and a track record of building high-performance teams, with a particular focus on employee development, engagement, inclusion, and retention.


Basic Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of relevant experience (3 years with a Master’s degree)
Experience leading people and/or projects
Experience working in Manufacturing, Engineering, Test, Production, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering, Project Engineering, IPT, Operations Project Management (OPM), or similar roles
Working knowledge of SAP and Material Requirements Planning (MRP) systems
Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance. This requires US citizenship.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM field
Master’s Degree
Demonstrated expertise in the following systems and concepts: – MRP and IMS Scheduling – SAP production planning and material management tools – ISE/CADSTAR – Earned Value Management – Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing and Manufacturing
Experience leading Manufacturing proposal efforts that include labor quoting, schedule and capacity analysis, investment planning, and descriptive writing contributions
Excellent presentation and communication skills
Program execution experience
A current Secret clearance

Salary Range: $92,484 USD – $138,726 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.

Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBNGJ-R10083677 2023.01.14

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