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Northrop Grumman (DoD SkillBridge) Manager General Manufacturing 1 (Mojave/Palmdale)

Northrop Grumman
Palmdale, CA 93550
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available

CLEARANCE TYPE: Secret

TRAVEL: No

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

**NG- Military Internship Program Description:**

As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nations military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grummans 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists.

The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29 .The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members **.**

**Responsibilities for this internship position are:**

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (DoD SKillbridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for Skillbridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.

**Goals** _ Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC._

**Objectives** _- Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission Defining Possible on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities._

**Outcome** _ Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team._

**DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:**

+ Has served at least 180 days on active duty
+ Is within 12 months of separation or retirement
+ Will receive an honorable discharge
+ Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS
+ Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months
+ Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Manager of General Manufacturing 1 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale CA and Mojave, CA.

The selected candidate has the responsibility, authority, and accountability for leading the manufacturing activities of a given cost center within restricted programs, including quality, cost and schedule objectives and factory accountability along with other duties.

**Essential Functions:**

+ Providing direction and coaching to technicians and other production personnel in the assembly and manufacturing areas.
+ Ensures team members receive the required training and prepares the daily work plans in support of overall program objectives.
+ Encourages and provides direction for career development of employees, including educational options for highly motivated employees.
+ Provides leadership/direction to ensure all affordability initiatives and opportunities for process improvements are systematically identified, pursued, and supported.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Minimum of a High School Diploma /equivalent with 5 years experience in an aerospace, automotive, military, manufacturing, maintenance and/or related environment. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.
+ 2 years experience in a leadership, supervisory and/or management role.
+ A current and active DoD Secret security clearance with a periodic re-investigation OR an original adjudication date completed within the last 5 years
+ The ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business need
+ Must be available to work any shift

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Meets DoD SkillBridge Qualifications as per DODI 1322.29
+ Bachelor's Degree
+ Special Program Access
+ Leadership experience in aerospace or a related industry
+ Advanced knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint) and the ability to effectively communicate with various levels of leadership

Salary Range: $89,800.00 - $134,800.00

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with **Executive Order 14042** ( https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ ), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of their start date.

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.

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Posted: 2022-04-14 Expires: 2022-07-14
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