Material Control Operations Manager 1

Northrop Grumman

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact peoples 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 nations 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, theyre making history.

The Emerging Capabilities Development group of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a Manager 1 – Material Control Operations for our Advanced Technology Lab (ATL) – located outside of Baltimore, Maryland – where we design, manufacture, and test semiconductor products for internal and commercial production customers as well as emerging technology programs.

Northrop Grummans ATL semiconductor foundry is a unique capability supporting a range of production microelectronic devices (Silicon, Gallium Arsenide, Gallium Nitride, Silicon Carbide, Carbon Nanotubes) and providing leading edge technology development in superconducting electronics. Our devices enable a number of Northrop Grummans ground-based radars, avionic radars, and space systems. Join us for the chance to work with an amazing, experienced, and talented team while helping serve your country.

The chosen candidate will be the Manager for Material Control operations and will be responsible for directing, planning, and managing work on their shift. The Material Control Operations Manager is responsible for the direct supervision of represented employees working in a semiconductor manufacturing environment.

Other responsibilities include:

Planning, scheduling and managing the efficient movement of material from receiving or the storerooms to production to meet engineering and production schedules

Use Material Planning and Inventory systems like SAP and Factory Works to monitor and manage material movement and storage

Provide direction and guidance to employees utilizing management guidelines and general policies

Responsible for daily operations of a team (direct supervision of the staff, assignment of work, schedules, and day to day workflow).

Involved in staffing decisions, training, and driving engagement efforts to achieve the employees highest potential

Involved in staffing decisions, training, and driving engagement efforts to achieve the employees highest potential

Work independently across the organization to meet Fab needs and goals

Maintain a safe work environment.


2nd Shift – Mon – Thur – 2pm to 12:30am

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 5 years of professional experience; Masters Degree with 3 years of experience (Note: 9 years of work experience may be considered in lieu of degree)

Experience with basic manufacturing and production concepts

Experience in operations, material planning, or supply chain management

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Experience in the semiconductor industry

Prior experience working in a represented (union) environment

Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Government DoD Top Secret/SCI with Poly within a timeframe set forth by management

US citizenship is required.

Must be able to work 2nd Shift – Mon – Thur – 2pm to 12:30am

Preferred Qualifications:

Current/active Top Secret/SCI with Poly clearance.

Prior experience leading diverse teams.

Experience working with SAP and MES.

Previous project or personnel management experience.

Salary Range: $107,000 USD – $160,400 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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.