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The Rolling Meadows site is seeking a Mission Assurance Manager 3 to lead the Production Quality Assurance team. This position will report to the Director of Quality & Mission Excellence (QME) for the Rolling Meadows site.
As a senior manager, this leader will enable high performing teams and will be responsible for executing, monitoring, and reporting on the health and quality of products and services. The position requires the manager to act as thought-leader and requires a candidate with strong leadership presence and decision-making skills with the ability to lead in an environment of ambiguity and continuous change.
The position requires a solution-based orientation, while maintaining unwavering ethics and values, and the demonstrated ability to be a trusted partner. Candidates must demonstrate a proven track record of solving complex problems through systematic and objective evaluation of information resulting in effective communication, championing, and implementation of change with a diverse set of internal and external customers. The candidate must drive and implement industry practices and strategies to improve quality, cost, schedule, and technical performance.
The candidate shall have the ability to integrate, engage and lead a quality team to perform at a top level of performance, while driving improvement in team dynamics. The candidate will be expected to drive quality processes throughout the entire organization along with leveraging their experience/background to bring alternative ideas/solutions to drive continuous improvement of business processes and key elements of mission assurance, including risk management to optimize the reliability and maintainability of program deliverables. The candidate will be required to have very strong collaboration skills, partnering cross-IPTs/cross-discipline/cross-function.
The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of developing and implementing quality best practices across the Program Life-Cycle, along with a broad knowledge of end-to-end program lifecycles in a DoD environment, and hands-on experience managing the quality processes in every phase of a technical program from proposal activities through product delivery and site installations of systems.
Salary Range: $148,300 USD - $222,500 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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) we require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.
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