People at Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman People 

The men and women of Northrop Grumman are truly extraordinary. We are confident some of the finest minds in the country are part of Northrop Grumman. Our people come from diverse backgrounds and have unique skills and experience. It is this diversity that makes us great! It fosters creativity and innovation and enables us to create some of the most technically sophisticated products and services in the world.

Here's some information about some of the men and women who make Northrop Grumman extraordinary.

Workforce Data

At Northrop Grumman we strive to build and retain the best workforce in the industry — one that is diverse and inclusive. By seeking top talent from a diverse pool, we continue to ensure that we have the right team of people to help us reach our goals.

By being diverse and inclusive, we are also able to produce an engaged workforce where NGC colleagues can do their best work and grow personally and professionally. Northrop Grumman is committed to achieve and sustain a diverse and inclusive workforce by fostering a culture of equal opportunity through affirmative action and other proactive measures.

The company, as a major government contractor, records and monitors racial/ethnic, gender and Veterans as required by federal regulations. The company is also committed to integrating into the workforce people with disabilities.

Below is Northrop Grumman's 2014 diversity representation by major job category. By being transparent, we intend to be an employer of choice.

2014 Workforce Data Chart

Job Category
Total
%
Men
%
Women
%
White
%
Black or African
American
%
Hispanic
or Latino
%
Asian
%
Other*
Exec/Sr Level Officials & Mgrs
203
73.89%
26.11%
82.27%
6.90%
3.94%
5.42%
1.48%
First/Mid Level Officials & Mgrs
10,292
76.53%
23.47%
80.42%
5.83%
5.03%
7.11%
1.60%
Professionals
37,197
73.27%
26.73%
70.43%
7.45%
6.80%
12.80%
2.52%
Technicians
4,487
83.60%
16.40%
61.93%
11.23%
13.68%
10.56%
2.59%
Administrative
3,712
27.10%
72.90%
62.93%
16.35%
13.04%
4.66%
3.02%
Craft Workers
3,763
92.19%
7.81%
59.55%
13.29%
19.27%
5.29%
2.60%
Operatives
1,850
72.27%
27.73%
56.59%
13.35%
14.43%
11.57%
4.05%
Laborers
151
80.13%
19.87%
44.37%
11.92%
34.44%
1.32%
7.95%
Service Workers
298
71.48%
28.52%
48.32%
23.83%
22.82%
3.02%
2.01%
Total Workforce
61,953
72.92%
27.08%
69.82%
8.61%
8.50%
10.61%
2.46%

Source: 2014 EEO-I Report
*% Other = American Indian or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, two or more races


Operation IMPACT is a program that Northrop Grumman developed to provide transition support and employment to service members injured in the Global War on Terrorism. As a government contractor we also report annually on our employment of veterans and special disabled veterans.