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Production Supervisor

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 Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our products include launch vehicles, propulsion systems, missile products, subsystems and defense electronics, precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition, satellites and space components and services, and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is currently seeking a Production Supervisor to join our team in Rocket Center, WV, just outside of Cumberland, MD. The Allegany Ballistics Laboratory (ABL) site in Rocket Center designs, develops and manufactures tactical rocket motors, medium caliber ammunition, composite components and end items, and fuze and electronics equipment. For decades, the dedicated and highly skilled team at ABL has supported national security efforts by developing and building defense systems for DoD customers and U.S. allies.

Role description & Responsibilities:

Provides direction and motivates employees on a project basis to employees in a single facility, guided by established practices and precedents.

Ability to provide and interpret written and verbal instructions

Interprets, executes, and recommends modifications to practices that affect his or her direct reports.

Frequently performs ongoing tasks of the department.

Provides technical support to engineering staff in the operation and maintenance (routine and non-routine) of automated assembly and metal parts manufacturing equipment.

Works directly with engineering in running, maintaining, troubleshooting automated assembly and metal parts manufacturing equipment.

Ensures a safe working environment is maintained at all times.

Reviews results for timeliness, quality, and cost effectiveness to accomplish departmental goals.

Executes manpower forecasts.

Interacts frequently with direct reports and managers concerning operations or scheduling of specific phases of projects.

Schedules work, leads and trains direct reports, and controls processes on a scheduled basis within cost parameters while maintaining positive working relationships.

Administers and complies with the union contract, trains new employees and new processes obtained for the department.

Provides sound judgment and ensures overall quality and efficiency of the department

Basic Qualifications:

6+ Years with 4 year degree or equivalent experience or 4+ Years with Master's Degree or equivalent experience

Availability and willingness to work a variety of shifts, as needed, which may include 2nd or 3rd shift

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated hands-on mechanical aptitude

Knowledge of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic equipment

Experience preferred in PLC programming and interfaces,

Experience with Lean manufacturing techniques

Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance which requires US Citizenship as a pre-requisite

Experience using Microsoft Word and MS Office

This position falls under a Federal Explosives License issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for this location. Candidates hired into this role will be required to complete and submit an Employee Possessor Questionnaire to ATF for approval to be a possessor

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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