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Mgr Opers Pgm Engineering 2

Northrop Grumman | Madison AL 35758 USA | Full Time | Posted: 06/18/2021

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Northrop Grumman Defense Systems in Madison, Alabama is searching for an Operations Program Engineering Manager 2 to support a multiple program production environment. This position will manage a team of 6 - 10 Operation Project Managers (OPMs) in support of various hardware assembly and integration programs. Manager will provide leadership and guidance to the OPM team, perform performance evaluations, standardize OPM processes, and align the group with Mission Systems manufacturing practices. Manager will provide support to OPM's on key programs in excess of $50M (labor and material), and perform OPM duties as individual contributor on particular programs. The manager will be required to interface with program management, engineering, and manufacturing functional support organizations (Mfg. Eng., Assembly and Test, Production Control, Material Requirements Planning, Supply Chain Management and Mission Assurance) during all phases of program execution to insure efficient communication and problem resolution. Will guide OPM's to ensure that programs and contracts are executable with respect to material delivery, overall production schedule, and product structure. May facilitate self-directed work teams, provide training in core skill areas to OPM team. Candidate will also be able to manage program budgets in an earned value management environment relative to both manufacturing labor and material costs, and will be required to provide EVM guidance to OPMs. Must be detail oriented and have the desire to constantly improve the production environment. Possess good written communication skills to document work performed, and be a team player. Candidate must be fluent in full Microsoft Office Suite.

This position requires direct interface with the Customer, Program Manager, Business Management, Contracts, Engineering, Manufacturing and Manufacturing Support teams in support of program reviews, objectives, and schedule. This position will also represent Manufacturing/ Production at all program and customer reviews; developing and presenting status, data, metrics and charts. As Northrop Grumman grows, so does our need for high-performing managers. To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions,
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Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Industrial and or Systems Engineering, Technical Field or related field. Master's + 7 years of experience.
  • At least 9 years of experience, some of which must include relevant manufacturing experience in a DoD hardware contract environment in a technical or project or program management role.
  • Detailed understanding of Earned Value Management with demonstrated experience as a Cost Account Manager
  • Proven experience with presentation/briefing development · Demonstrated skills in the organization and execution of tasks and projects · Experience supporting DoD proposal activities that includes BOE development, Integrated Master Schedule input, and writing contributions on multiple proposal activities.
  • Experience with SAP or another Enterprise Resource Planning system
  • Previous experience leading and managing teams
  • Ability to acquire Secret Security Clearance
Preferred Qualifications:
  • PMP Certification
  • Experience as Volume Lead on DoD proposal activities in excess of $25M
  • Demonstrated experience developing and presenting briefings to Director and Vice President levels in a DoD environment and/or military experience briefing at the General officer level
  • Experience defending proposal input in non-advocate reviews and independent cost evaluations
  • Experience several of the following areas: Materials Resource Planning, Production Control, Manufacturing Engineering, Program Management, Supply Chain, Hardware Design Engineering, Mission Assurance, shop floor management, Production Scheduling
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and advanced interconnect diagrams
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement concepts
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.

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Location Madison, AL, 35758, United States
Categories Engineering
Sec Clearances Secret

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