Supervisor General Manufacturing 1 (2nd Shift)

$60,000 - $75,000 yearly
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Palmdale, CA, United States
  • Feb 11, 2019
Full time Management Manufacturing Project Managment

Job Description




At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.


Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (NGAS) is currently seeking a General Manufacturing Supervisor with an active D.O.D. Secret clearance to join our team in Palmdale, CA!


The Autonomous Systems Supervisor has the responsibility, authority, and accountability for leading the manufacturing activities of a given cost center(s) within High Altitude and Long Endurance (HALE) Programs, including quality, cost and schedule objectives and factory accountability.


This role is responsible for: Providing direction to employees for final assembly, aircraft test and flight operations, and ensuring adherence to procedures, safety, quality, cost, and schedule requirements of various High Altitude and Long Endurance (HALE) products. Approving labor, ensuring Title V (environmental compliance), and all training requirements have met company processes, procedures, and DoD contract requirements. Establishing well working relationships with subordinates, peers and support groups, through engagement while resolving conflicts, constraints, actions and affordability items. Communicating openly and displaying high ethics. Planning and monitoring various statements of work while ensuring thoroughness of data. Have a full understanding and successful execution of ground testing and flight operations per DoD contract requirements. This position is also responsible for facilities planning, shop layouts, production schedule planning and labor plans associated with this statement of work.


 Basic Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree (or High School Diploma/GED with 4 additional years of experience) and a minimum of 3 years of aircraft experience with structural assemblies, mechanical, electrical, and subsystem installations and testing
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance must be held and maintained to oversee COMSEC custodianship duties. U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Must have working knowledge or ability to quickly learn technical orders and required contract ground operations procedures.
  • Must have experience working with Government/Civilian customers and be an integral part of a team in a lead role. 


SHIFT: Positions 2nd shift and must be willing to work any shift. 

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related aerospace field.
  • 3 years in a leadership role  
  • Knowledge of MES, Teamcenter, Process Work Instructions (PWI’s), and Process Specifications.

Gary Munson


Team C


•Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related aerospace field.