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Tool Engineering Manager

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Magna
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

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.Propulsion Systems Division located in Magna, UT, is seeking a Manager to lead a Tooling Engineering Team.This position will have responsibility in leading 20 to 24 tooling engineers, tooling designers, and tooling planners and is ultimately responsible for meeting the technical solutions involving tooling for all programs. The qualified candidate must be able to lead an engineering group to effectively meet tool requirements for safety, quality, functionality, and manufacturability as well as the program requirements for cost and schedule. Organizational and multi-tasking skills are strongly needed.Requirements

  • BS Degree in Engineering or other technical field.
  • Prior Engineering Management role preferred but not required.
  • 9+ years' experience in tooling design preferred but not required.
  • 5+ years of project management experience including responsibility for technical design, installation, budget and schedule.
  • Experience managing a team of engineers across disciplines.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and proven leadership of cross functional teams in resolving complex technical issues (product and processing equipment).
  • Sound financial understanding, including capital management and make/buy decision processes.
  • Experience with propellant/explosives highly desirable.
  • In depth knowledge and experience with both high hazard and inert processes is required.
  • Knowledge of configuration management.Additional requirements:
    • Must have good communication and technical presentation skills.
    • Drive technical excellence by ensuring department meets technical standards.
    • Set role and performance expectations and provide ongoing feedback and performance appraisals.
    • Develop and mentor team members.
    • Provide overall leadership and direction to the department (to include coaching team members, resolving conflict, reviewing performance, and initiating corrective actions if necessary)/
    • Detailed understanding of process control through SPC, SQC or other process monitoring techniques.
    • Champion company values, especially safety.
    • Drive timely and clearly communicated decisions and recommendations.
    • Manage or provide input including cost estimates for technical proposals.
    • Oversee capital project budgets and schedule assigned to Tooling Engineering.
    • Manpower planning and forecasting.
    • Manage resources to support program schedules, balancing needs, priorities and cost.
    • Working knowledge of PFMEA and other advanced quality improvement tools.
    • Proven experience in Lean Manufacturing, and mentoring/coaching others in rapid problem solving and improvement.
    • Highly motivated self-starter. Salary Range: $123,900 USD - $185,900 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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Salt Lake City , Tool Engineering Manager, Executive , Magna, Utah

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