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Princ Manufacturing Analyst

Requisition ID: R10061824

  • Category IconCategory: Manufacturing and Production
  • Location IconLocation: Corinne, Utah, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st 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.

Propulsion Systems is currently seeking a Principal Manufacturing Analyst to provide leadership to our Nozzle Value Steam team at our Promontory Utah campus.

Role description & Responsibilities:

The Manufacturing Analyst is responsible for administrative assignments and implementation of improvement initiatives associated with the Nozzle Value Stream.  The primary responsibility for this position is to support the Nozzle Value Stream Director, Managers and VSET Leaders in understanding and integrating actions for future demand vs. capacity planning.  This strategic planning and executing role is for facility and tooling capital as well as manpower needs for the next 3 years and beyond.  Also required is the Identification/support of work team members for systemic improvements needed for establishing overall manufacturing stability, and driving improvement for this key NGIS objective.

  • Create and improve area tools and systems designed to support manufacturing stability and efficiency.

  • Understand demand vs. capacity for the NVS, create and execute plans to support future needs.

  • Analyze Operational Availability data and develop plans with support groups for readiness to execute to future demands.

  • Identify opportunities for mistake proofing and create innovative solutions for Quality Improvement.

  • Develop/support innovative solutions to improve and simplify work.

  • Develop/support and implement process improvement initiatives. Provide coaching and support for improvement activities throughout the work center.

  • Communicate effectively, initiate and drive necessary actions to completion that ensure organizational goals are accomplished.

  • Develop knowledge and expertise to be considered a strategic SME for the work areas.

  • Resolve functional or process related problems/issues and make sound business decisions.

Job Duties:

  • Work closely with VSET leaders and across all Programs to understand future demand and timing

  • Lead Operations Teams through capacity analysis for the NVS and understand the future business needs required to meet company objectives

  • Work closely with Program Management and Operations Leadership to drive needed improvements and investment.

Experience Requirements:

  • Manufacturing experience including familiarity with demand vs. capacity analysis

  • Program/Project Management experience is an asset for this position

  • Verifiable lean manufacturing implementation experience that includes problem solving, and leading project teams to improve flow and standardize processes.

  • Candidate must have a minimum of 1 year of supervisory/ management experience.

Experience Preferred:

  • Program Launch and or development experience

  • Knowledge of and experience with Rocket Motor component assembly.

  • Power BI utilization and creation

  • Machine Shop knowledge and experience

  • Working with support group personnel, (Maintenance, Safety, Engineering, Production Planning, Quality, etc.)

  • History of effective liaison work with Program Management and Operations Sr. Leadership

  • Successful leadership of work teams to achieve company and department objectives.

  • Program/Project Management experience

  • Capital Budget process management, and understanding of Program timing and delegation processes

  • Knowledge of Supply Chain systems with regards to overall capacity as related to  performance of a Value Stream

Skills & Qualifications:

  • A demonstrated commitment to Safety, and Safety improvements.

  • An understanding of and practical experience implementing lean manufacturing principles.

  • Expertise in Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action implementation.

  • Working knowledge of MS Office products including Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Project.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Time management, organizational and planning skills.

  • Detail oriented but able to understand the big picture.

  • Comprehend and interpret high level Program Schedules and factory schedules


  • BS/BA degree in Business or Technical field and 6 years related experience.

Position may be filled at one level higher requiring:

  • BS/BA degree in Business or Technical field and 10 years related experience.

Salary Range: $72,400 USD - $108,600 USD
Salary Range 2: $89,800 USD - $134,600 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.