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Principal/SR Principal Manufacturing Engineer - World Class Manufacturing (WCM) Lead

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Principal/SR Principal Manufacturing Engineer - World Class Manufacturing (WCM) Lead

  • Location:Sunnyvale, California, United States of America
  • 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
  • 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 Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as an Principal/SR Principal Manufacturing Engineer - World Class Manufacturing (WCM) Lead based out of Sunnyvale, CA.Our group is responsible for implementing and managing innovative applications World Class Manufacturing (WCM). The Sunnyvale Production Support Group is looking for an Engineer who has proven experience implementing and coordinating World Class Manufacturing. The lead will be responsible for developing a WCM route map for our site. In this role, you will be partnering with multi-functional teams across NG to lead activities within managerial and technical pillars. The lead will be the driver of the continuous improvement agenda and provide leadership to the departments and pillar leaders. We are looking for a highly motivated, meticulous, hands-on technical individual with excellent communication skills.What You'll get to Do:In this role you will help build innovative, best practice applications in CI, OTD, SRR and employee engagement. Your responsibilities include working with the business team members at the Sector and site level. You must be able to work with cross-functional teams within the business groups. You must be able to operate with minimal directions with on-time results. This is a lead engineer role with exciting opportunities for learning that will also leverage your management, leadership, and interpersonal skills as you work with other team members.Specific areas of responsibility include:
    • Leading a team to drive the design, development and deployment of key WCM applications.
    • Communicating with Sector and site management teams on a regular basis.
    • Ability to assess new technologies and determine solution for possible site implementation.This position can be filled at a Principal Manufacturing Engineer - World Class Manufacturing (WCM) Lead levelor a SR Principal Manufacturing Engineer - World Class Manufacturing (WCM) Lead level.MANUMSSNYVLCBasic Qualifications*This position may be filled at higher level based on the following qualifications*
      • Bachelor's in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology Engineering or Math) with 5+ years of relevant work experience; Master's Degree with 3+ years of relevant work experience; PhD with 0+ years of relevant experience.OR
        • Bachelor's Degree in STEM discipline with 9+ years of relevant work experience; Master's with 7+ years of relevant work experience; PhD with 4+ years of relevant work experience.AND
          • Experience in creating World Class Manufacturing (WCM) route maps and delivering on a scalable level.
          • Strong Project Leadership, Continuous Improvement, and Communication Skills.
          • Able to work/coordinate with multiple teams. Experience leading and mentoring teams.
          • Excellent communication, organizational, and leadership skills.
          • Ability to optimally multi-task and support multiple, concurrent projects.
          • Ability to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance (US Citizenship). .
            Preferred Qualifications
            • 5+ years of experience in designing and developing WCM in a multi-site organization.
            • Experience with WCM as it relates to CI, OTD, SRR and increased employee engagement.
            • Ability to plan site roadmap based on WCM Sector rollout; identify business requirements and map them to WCM capabilities.
            • Drive progress in all WCM pillars and track/monitor KPI progress regularly.
            • Lead efforts to increase WCM training opportunities within the plant.
            • Exposure to machining, welding and assembly processes. Salary Range: $92,200 USD - $138,400 USD Salary Range 2: $114,300 USD - $171,500 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.
              • Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
              • Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
              • Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.Did you know?Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Sunnyvale , Principal/SR Principal Manufacturing Engineer - World Class Manufacturing (WCM) Lead, Engineering , Sunnyvale, California

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