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Production Planner 3 (3/10 2nd Shift)

Requisition ID: R10079737

  • Category IconCategory: Manufacturing and Production
  • Location IconLocation: Palmdale, CA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: SAP
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 3rd Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's 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 nation's 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, they're making history.

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career

Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking a Production Planner to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals.  This is a position located in Palmdale, CA where technology and teamwork come together.  The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Manufacturing Engineering organization working in a collaborative environment while promoting a positive and proactive teamwork environment.

Plans sequence of fabrication, assembly, installation, and other manufacturing operations relating to specific portion of the product for guidance of production workers. Plans detail operations from digital models, blueprints, engineering orders, change notices, and other design releases. Determines the need for tooling and makes recommendations for the design and planning of required tools. Coordinates with Manufacturing Engineering to create/maintain work instructions, visual aids and bill of material in digital environment. Ensures product requirement defined within released documents is correctly documented within work instructions and ERP system. We seek Production Planners that use a unique skill set that includes a hands-on approach supporting Manufacturing Planning & Systems home room within the Aeronautics sector.

This position’s standard work schedule is a 3/10 2nd shift 4:12pm- 2:42 am

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED and 4 years of experience in planning/scheduling, coding, process development, quality, or production experience in aerospace, military, manufacturing and/or maintenance environment 

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Must have the ability to interface/communicate with multiple levels of leadership


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with coding

  • Associates Degree and 3 years of experience in planning/scheduling, coding, process development, quality, or production experience in aerospace, military, manufacturing and/or maintenance environment 

  • Experience creating work instructions and visual aids

  • Experience creating procedures or process manuals

  • Experience reading and interpreting 3D models and Engineering drawings/blueprints

  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and Bill of Materials (BOM) 

  • Experience working with Manufacturing Execution System (MES)

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


Salary Range: $59,400 USD - $99,000 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.