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Manufacturing Operation Project Analyst 2 – Space/Satellite

Requisition ID: R10065852

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Sterling, VA, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • 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.

The Tactical Space Systems Division Manufacturing organization has an opening for Manufacturing Operation Project Analyst (OPM) position in Dulles, VA to support the Space Systems Division. The Operational Project Manager/ Analysts are the interface between the Business Unit and Manufacturing.

OPM’s to work closely with the Manufacturing Work Centers and Program Management. This position is responsible for schedule management and cost accountability of Manufacturing activities for their respective Business Unit.  OPM’s determine the most practical and cost-efficient methods to obtain the optimal program execution. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate the production execution for Business Unit programs 

  • Coordinate Manufacturing cost and schedule performance 

  • Serve as Manufacturing lead for all proposals in the Business Unit 

  • Ensure Manufacturing has the needed resources (resources Manufacturing needs as well as allocation of resources from Manufacturing) to execute the programs 

  • Managing and maintaining the day to day interfaces and communications between the assigned Program Management Office (PMO), Manufacturing, Test, Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP), Mission Assurance (MA), Supply Chain (SCM), Engineering, and Shipping. 

  • Facilitating internal meetings in a way to support design, production, and problem resolutions. 

  • Reporting Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and may service as the Cost Account Management (CAM) for manufacturing projects.

  • Engage and collaborate with programs and functional organizations (from individual contributors to executive staff) to obtain, understand, and interpret manufacturing facilitation and scheduling requirements


Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree and 3 years of relevant work experience or 1 years of experience with a Master's degree (Additional Years of experience will be accepted in lieu of degree)

  • Must be a US citizen

  • Experience with SAP or other Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and MS Office applications including Excel, Word, Project, and Power Point Experience in engineering or manufacturing 

  • Working knowledge of Cost Point and Material Requirements Planning (MRP) systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Business Management, Manufacturing, Industrial or Quality Engineering 

  • Active security clearance or ability to obtain one

  • Demonstrated expertise in the following systems and concepts:

  • MRP and IMS Scheduling 

  • Windchill, TipQA, Cognos

  • Earned Value Management

  • Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing and Manufacturing 

  • Program execution experience 

  • Experience in engineering or manufacturing

Salary Range: $68,100 USD - $102,100 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

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 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.