Requisition ID: R10086266
Category: Program Management
Location: Clearfield, UT, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: None
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: Days (United States of America)
Travel Required: No
Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
Positions Available: 1
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.
Northrop Grumman, Space Systems, Propulsion Systems (PS) Business Unit is currently hiring for the Case Value Stream (CVS) Director position. This position has responsibilities at our Clearfield Utah facilities.
Role description & Responsibilities:
The Director of Case Value Stream reports to the Senior Director of Operations for Propulsion Systems and will lead the operations activities responsible for production of filament wound cases at the Clearfield Utah location. The position will be responsible for the safe performance of all the duties included in the CVS scope including chairing several safety committees and boards. They will be expected to meet schedule and cost targets in support of the program and customers who utilize the services. Key interfaces will be with all levels in the PS organization along with customer representatives who are required to support and verify the integrity of our manufacturing approaches. The incumbent will directly lead the operations team (technicians) and be responsible for the daily activities and direction of the safety, quality, engineering, process/test engineering, scheduling, and production control. The leader will continue to drive innovation, capability advancement and world class testing at Northrop Grumman Space Systems.
Specific responsibilities include:
Establish, foster, and maintain a culture of Safety First.
Drive a culture of compliance to command media, standards, and best practices.
Initiate continuous improvement activities to create high quality and efficient systems and standards.
Manage multiple program priorities and engineering deliverables within approved budgets
Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with other organizations including other disciplines in Science & Engineering, Program Management, Process Engineering, Tool Design, Operations, and Safety & Mission Assurance.
Develop, communicate and implement strategies that drive safety, quality, schedule, and cost continuous improvement.
Work on problem solving and failure investigations of technical issues
Drive timely and clearly communicated decisions and recommendations
Work closely with the Program Managers to manage technical execution of the detailed program plan
Champion company values, through respect, team building, and collaboration.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required, advanced degree in engineering or business preferred.
Eight or more years in leadership as well as 10 years related experience in manufacturing or testing operations, engineering, and/or program management.
Skills & Qualifications:
Demonstrated ability to lead a large and diverse group, establish clear expectations, inspire commitment, build teams, value diversity and put people first.
Ability to instill accountability into organizational performance
Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of Engineering fundamentals and leadership skills that lead to safe and high-quality manufacturing and testing of complex and technically demanding products.
Ability to foster implementation of continuous improvement projects in a controlled and safe manner.
Demonstrated knowledge and ability to apply lean thinking principles and tools in order to improve efficiency and reduce waste.
Ability to formulate and execute complex project plans and initiatives.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, writing, presentation and critical thinking skills.
Strong business acumen and a clearly demonstrated commitment to open communication and customer satisfaction.
Demonstrated commitment to continuous development and enhancement of department personnel, including fostering a gratifying, collaborative work environment where employees are valued, empowered to undertake challenges and are encouraged to be innovative.
Salary Range: $145,800 USD – $218,600 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer
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