Manager Tool Die Making 2

Requisition ID: R10007978

  • Category: Manufacturing and Production
  • Location: Palmdale - CA, United States of America
  • Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance Type: Secret
  • 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 Aeronautics Systems is seeking a Manager Tool Die Making 2 to join our Tooling team in Palmdale, CA.

In this role you will manage tool activities across multiple classified programs and be responsible for program and technical performance while providing objective-oriented direction to hard lined or dotted line reporting personnel, utilizing management guidelines & general policies, ensuring that projects/designs are completed on schedule and within budget.

The Manager Tool Die Making 2 should be familiar with project management, cost and schedule management. Duties and responsibilities of the role include: Supervises employees involved in the fabrication of tools, building of jigs and fixtures, template and pattern making, and model building insuring. Tooling support of build/maintenance for production transition and sustained efforts; and supports the promotion of consistent current and common tool sets & processes across the organization, by collaborating with other Aerospace Systems Sector Tooling Management; Monitoring and managing Risk items to insure mitigating actions are effective and timely and promotes Lean, Knowledge Management, and other process improvement initiatives as well as sharing of lessons learned and best practices throughout the organization; Management duties including personnel performance evaluation, merit planning, employee development, and utilization of EVMS to manage direct costs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma/GED and 7 years experience in a project management, business management, industrial engineering, tool engineering, manufacturing engineering, or finance environment

  • Minimum of 2 years leadership experience

  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly of Excel spreadsheets

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance and Special program access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business need

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's of Science STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Degree

  • Current and active DoD Secret clearance

  • Cost Account Management (CAM) experience

  • Earned Value Mgmt. (EVMS) experience

  • Firm understanding how to capture and record important data, utilize pivot tables and using shortcuts and formula functions, ability to generate metrics using charts and graphs

  • Special Program Access

  • Tooling experience or manufacturing engineering experience

Salary Range: 116200 - 174200

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 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. 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 your 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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Palmdale, CA 93552, US
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