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Production Planning & Scheduling Manager 1

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10009102

  • Category: Manufacturing and Production
  • Location: San Diego - CA, United States of America
  • Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • 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: 3

    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 Space Systems in San Diego, CA has an opening for a Manager 1- Production Planning Scheduling to support our Space Components group. Accountable for all aspects of Production Planning for a Value Stream at Northrop Grumman Space Systems Division in the San Diego facility. Active involvement in both the leadership and daily operations is required to achieve site goals and objectives. Responsible for continuous improvement and adhering to departmental policies and procedures.Vision / Leadership
    • Communicate, manage and achieve site strategic and tactical goals for Production Planning.
    • Provide cross-functional leadership by facilitating collaboration between departments to find real time solutions to internal constraints and/or external customer issues.
    • Promote a culture of continuous improvement, teamwork and disciplined root cause problem solving.
    • Intense focus and ownership of employee development, including recognition and discipline.Execution
      • Accountable for meeting or exceeding the safety, quality, delivery, employee and cost expectations of internal and external customers.
      • Lead team in their preparation, release, execution and close-out of all Manufacturing Work Instructions and Manufacturing Orders. This includes managing and resolving constraints and ensuring timely and effective hand-offs through all functional and process center areas. Manage the planning of raw materials, semi-finished and finished goods within the Value Stream, focusing on optimizing inventory levels. Support the site's production scheduling process to balance and optimize shop floor execution in support of program schedules and customer deliveries.
      • Own, execute and continuously improve Daily Management processes (Daily Start-Ups, DMR, Gemba & Ready Work) within Value Stream. Review daily/weekly/monthly trend metrics, analyze performance/productivity issues and implement countermeasures and corrective actions.
        • Manage multiple conflicting priorities across product value streams and process centers by collaborating with Master Scheduling and Production Planning Value Stream Manager's, including other downstream internal customers to ensure priority alignment. Follow escalation protocol to communicate/escalate key issues related to safety, quality, delivery, employee and cost upward to site leadership and downward into the organization.
        • Collect, analyze and report metrics / key performance indicators (first pass yield, queue times, etc.) and then take appropriate action to mitigate risks and improve team performance.
        • Ensure financial operating integrity by supporting financial planning, budgeting and forecasting (direct labor yield, overhead rates, etc.).Talent Management
          • Proactively strengthen the Production Planning team through the performance management process, including individual and group goal setting, coaching and personnel development.
          • Establish and maintain department training requirements and deploy resources accordingly.
          • Proactively mentor key talent to assume increased responsibilities and ensure succession plans are in place or in development compliance.
          • Advocate a safe, secure and ethical working environment that maintains compliance with federal, state and local government regulations in addition to corporate policies.
          • Utilize and improve Northrop Grumman's Quality Management System to achieve compliance and maintain certifications for AS9100 and NADCAP.Skills/Experience Requirements:
            • High School Diploma or equivalent & 5+ years of supply chain or related experience
            • Demonstration of leadership characteristics required. 3+ years in a formal or informal leadership position with strong communication, interpersonal, organizational and decision making skills is preferred.
            • Computer expertise in MS Office tools and MRP/ERP systems (Costpoint preferred), MES (Solumina preferred) and scheduling software (Project/Dynafact referred).
            • Knowledge of aerospace composite layup, machining, assembly and testing a plus.US Citizenship RequiredPreferred Certifications/Qualifications:
              • Bachelor's Degree
              • CSCP, CPIM, CPSM

                Salary Range: 88100 - 132100

                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.

                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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