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Manager, Manufacturing & Production Planning

Company: Aerojet Rocketdyne
Location: Canoga Park
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewAerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion systems and energetics to space and defense customers. Our Los Angeles, California, facility is the company's headquarters for the Space Business Unit and specializes in the design, fabrication, assembly and testing of hardware for large and small liquid engines that support exploration missions as well as the defense of our nation and allies. The Space Shuttle Main Engine, which successfully powered 135 missions, as well as rocket engines for the Atlas, Delta, Saturn and Thor launch vehicles were all built at the company's San Fernando Valley facility. In all, rocket engines that were built in the LA area have successfully launched more than 370 astronauts into space and powered more than 2,100 missions. Visit our website at www.rocket.com for more information on how our employees Power the Future.We are seeking a Manager, Manufacturing & Production Planning at our Canoga Park, CA campus (Los Angeles area).The successful individual will be responsible for manufacturing of high technology products that conform to contractual and Aerojet Rocketdyne requirements for performance, reliability and any special characteristics. Assures that activities within defined scope are accomplished in accordance with Aerojet Rocketdyne policies, sound business practices and are in compliance with applicable regulations and requirements. Typically accomplishes results through hourly, or exempt employees. Monitors work operations on a daily basis and actively assists or provides direction to subordinates.What we can offer you:Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation's aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture: Careers - Aerojet Rocketdyne.Rest and Relaxation - 3 weeks of vacation annually plus 48 hour annual sick allowance. 9/80 schedule at most locations, providing for longer weekends. Annual year end company closure, plus company paid holidays.Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness.Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match.Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program.Employee Resource Groups - Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongs.Trusted - Aerojet Rocketdyne is proud to be recognized as America's Most Trusted Aerospace & Defense Company.https://www.newsweek.com/americas-most-trusted-companies-2022Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)30% - Create and execute strategic plans to optimize schedule, personnel, material and equipment to ensure that production goals are met. This is accomplished by using lean manufacturing tools to orchestrate the production line activities. Ensure facilities are clean and maintained to support operations.20% - Provide direction to subordinates guided by established policies and precedents; holding safety as the highest priority. Interpret and execute policies that typically affect individual employees of organization.20% - Provide technical and administrative supervision to multiple programs within the operations group in the manufacturing area. Influence and coordinate across departments to align support for production activities.10% - Establish and maintain a variety of KPIs and reports to monitor internal operating controls. Clearly communicate targets and action plans to the team and drive to success. Respond to issues that arise on the shop floor.10% Support Operations level safety and quality meetings, conduct monthly safety meetings and assure that organizational procedures and daily operating practices are compliant with EH&S procedures, regulatory requirements and P&MA procedures.10% - Provide coaching and mentoring for career development and advancement of team members.RequirementsRequires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Manufacturing or related field with 9 (nine) years of related experience or an equivalent amount of education and experience.Requires demonstrated supervisory skills including the ability to plan and coordinate the activities of assigned organization. Ability to provide technical and administrative leadership to accomplish organizational and program goals and commitments. Requires a demonstrated background in the use of 6 sigma, lean manufacturing tools and techniques and an ability to implement these tools in the daily operation of assigned organization.May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.Work Environment/Physical Requirements:Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.Pay range for this position:$115,000. - $125,000.Bonus eligible position?YesNote about pay range:Pay range for this job level is a general guideline only for California and/or Washington State and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Keywords: Aerojet Rocketdyne, Los Angeles , Manager, Manufacturing & Production Planning, Executive , Canoga Park, California

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