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Northrop Grumman General Manufacturing Manager 1 - Shipping in Elkridge, Maryland

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems sector Life Cycle Sustainment Organization (LCSO) is seeking a Manager General Manufacturing 1 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in Elkridge, Maryland.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Manager General Manufacturing will be:

  • Interface with personnel within the Life Cycle Sustainment Organization across a variety of functional teams, including Operations, Manufacturing, Quality, Global Supply Chain, and Engineering

  • Represent the Shipping team in daily, weekly, and monthly status meetings that directly support program and organization shipping objectives

  • Lead the Shipping team in processing daily shipments for Sales Order Contractual Deliveries, Government Property Deliveries, International Deliveries, Material-to-Vendor and Return-to-Vendor, and non-inventory shipments

  • Manage employees in the various processes for shipping material and product, including maintaining accurate records from every shipment per Command Media processes

  • Manage the inventory and storage of supplies, materials, and equipment required to support the daily shipping operation

  • Coordinate with engineers, shippers, carton manufacturers, and carpenters for special crating and packing requirements

  • Support and assist a broad base of internal customers in resolving shipping-related issues and provide guidance on shipping processes

  • Maintain an audit-ready operation and lead SQDCM initiatives to achieve objectives

The chosen candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strong problem solving skills, demonstrated leadership skills, and proven organizational and multi-tasking skills.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of relevant experience, including related experience in transportation,

manufacturing, or supply chain (3 years with a Master's degree)

  • Minimum of 3 years of managerial or leadership experience

  • Proficiency with MS Office applications and SAP

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree and at least 3 years of relevant experience, including related experience in transportation, manufacturing, or supply chain

  • Experience with transportation management systems

  • Experience with international trade and export compliance

  • At least an Interim Secret clearance

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.

Job Category : Manufacturing and Production