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Director, Facilities, Maintenance, and Tooling

Northrop Grumman

Brigham City, UT 84302
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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 designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Space Systems, Propulsion Systems Division (PSD) is currently hiring for the **Facilities, Maintenance and Tooling Director** position. This position has responsibilities at our Bacchus, Clearfield and Promontory Utah facilities.

**Role description & Responsibilities:**
The Director of Facilities, Maintenance and Tooling (FM&T) reports to the Senior Director of Operations for Propulsion Systems and will lead the FM&T departments supporting operations at the Bacchus, Clearfield and Promontory locations. This position is responsible for leading the activities of the FM&T organization involving all aspects of Plant Maintenance, Repair and Tooling including plant infrastructure, construction projects, buildings, and process equipment. This position is also responsible for ultimately ensuring plant requirements for safety and quality as well as the program requirements for cost and schedule are met. The Director is responsible to manage the FM&T resources, budgets and personnel to support the plants and ensure efficient production and delivery of quality hardware and products throughout these areas for a variety of government and commercial customers

**Responsibilities include:**
Leads the FM&T organization and is accountable for all facility and tooling support for rocket motor production programs and production/research facilities, operations and equipment. Works with the Value Stream Leadership to ensure proper support of the VSO requirements.
Develops, communicates and implements vision, strategy, goals and metrics that align with the broader Operations organization and drive business objectives for safety, quality, people, cost, customer satisfaction, and continuous improvement.
Establishes and implements a comprehensive plant maintenance strategy covering multiple operating sites and production/development programs
Develops and sustains facilities, maintenance and tooling standards and related company command media.
Manages staffing resources to effectively support, resolve and prevent production processing issues.
Establishes and maintains collaborative working relationships with work teams, customers, program management, and other support organizations.
Manages material and labor budgets.
Utilizes effective talent management strategies to attract, retain, develop and engage the right people for the organization.
Support product design, safety, and process reviews to ensure standards are followed and best practices are implemented across all of PSD.
Ensures a culture of continuous improvement is instilled in the entire organization.


**Education and Experience Requirements:**
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or technical field required, advanced degree in engineering or business preferred.
Eight or more years in leadership as well as 10 years related experience in manufacturing operations, engineering, and/or program management.

**Skills & Qualifications:**
Demonstrated ability to lead a large and diverse group, establish clear expectations, inspire commitment, build teams, value diversity and put people first.
Ability to foster implementation of continuous improvement projects in a controlled and safe manner.
Demonstrated knowledge and ability to apply lean thinking principles and tools in order to improve efficiency and reduce waste.
Ability to formulate and execute complex project plans and initiatives.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, writing, presentation and critical thinking skills.
Strong business acumen and a clearly demonstrated commitment to open communication and customer satisfaction.
Demonstrated commitment to continuous development and enhancement of department personnel, including fostering a gratifying, collaborative work environment where employees are valued, empowered to undertake challenges and are encouraged to be innovative.
Energetic operations experience including a strong working knowledge of Propulsion Systems Hazardous Operation Standards (HOPS)

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
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