Multi Functional Manufacturing Director

in Stennis Space Center, MS

Multi Functional Manufacturing Director Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID


  • Req #


  • Organization

    ESS4400 SPACE

  • Business Unit


  • Department

    84V0A00:Prod Ops - PMC

  • Job Category


  • Career Area

    Prod Ops PMC

  • Job Location

    Stennis Space Center, MS 39529, US

  • Job Type


  • Clearance Level

    Top Secret

  • Career Level

    Top Secret

  • Schedule

    4X10A- 4 10 hr days Mon-Thurs; Fr/Sa/Su off

  • Shift


  • Remote


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Our Operations organization is seeking a strategic Multi Functional Manufacturing Director at the Stennis Space Center in MS who will be responsible for overall Stennis and Michoud Manufacturing Centers meeting the integrated master schedules and coordination of manufacturing personnel across the Stennis/Michoud enterprise to ensure adherence to key program milestones and deliverables.

In this dynamic role, your areas of responsibility, accountability, and authority will include:

1) Lockheed Martin Stennis Site lead overseeing and maintaining Lockheed Martin’s internal and external employee relations which includes communications with LM management at various locations and business areas, excellent demographic and geopolitical external relationships with the local communities at Stennis, Michoud NASA, and the State of Mississippi
2) Overseeing manufacturing, integration and testing of Propulsion Sub-Systems, Multi-Layer Insulation (MLI blankets) for A2100 satellites and other similar spacecraft systems
3) Overseeing manufacturing at Michoud of the Orion Command Module and its associated elements for the Space Launch System. This includes Propulsion Sub-system work at the SSB in Denver, CO where interplanetary and Special Program spacecraft manufacturing is performed.

You will:

• Oversee day to day direction of deployed Production Leads. Retention, placement and tasking of the Propulsion and Thermal Supervision and Non-exempt labor force to support Production Leads/Manufacturing Center/ LOB (Line of Business)/ programs and producibility needs of the centers.
• Manage staffing requirements, planning job assignments and rotations, manage staff assessment and development, sustaining producibility capabilities and preservation of critical skills.
• Determine when to effectively introduce producibility and product/process improvements, Lean and 6-sigma implementation to improve the efficiency of the operation.
• Demonstrate Full Spectrum Leadership Behaviors.
• Chair status meetings with the intent of coordinating daily activities with support groups.

Job Qualifications

• Proven track record of meeting program schedules and efficiently managing deployment of assets and critical path management.
• Five to eight years of Leadership, Program/Project management experience in spacecraft or aerospace production line manufacturing techniques.
• Experience in Production flows/metrics and working with Non-exempt and Exempt salaried labor force concerns.
• Demonstrated Full Spectrum Leadership skills with a diverse workforce of exempt salary and touch labor.
• Familiarity with a variety of manufacturing concepts, practices, and procedures.
US Citizenship required with the ability to obtain & maintain Top Secret clearance.

Job Skills

• Propulsion Subsystems knowledge, Cost Account Management (CAM) trained, Kaizens, Lean experience, Mentoring, FOE/FOD, Experience with the LM Performance management and compensation systems.
• Greenbelt certification
• Demonstrated presentation, written, and verbal skills to effectively communicate with other managers, directors, and customers to maintain a viable working relationship.
• Active Top Secret clearance.

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