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 manufacturing equipment.
Works directly with maintenance and engineering in running, maintaining, troubleshooting 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 and scheduling
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
- Company Name
- Northrop Grumman
- Rocket Center, WV
Associates Degree in a related field or Technical School certification or a high school diploma with 10+ years of continuous service experience as a Supervisor in a manufacturing setting.
Availability and willingness to work a variety of shifts, as needed, which will be 2nd or 3rd shift and rotating Weekend with other Supervisors.
Ability to provide sound judgment to ensure overall quality and efficiency of the department.
Experience using Microsoft Word and MS Office
Experience in electrical, mechanical, pneumatic equipment
Eligible to obtain a DoD Security Clearance; U.S. Citizenship is a prerequisite
Flexible with work assignments.
Proactive safety attitude.
Demonstrated hands-on mechanical aptitude
Prior experience supervising in a manufacturing unionized environment
Experience with Lean manufacturing techniques
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.
- How to Apply