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Program Manager 2

Requisition ID: R10065161

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Corinne, Utah, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available 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.

We are currently seeking an experienced individual for a Program Manager (PM) 2 to provide program leadership to our Advanced Programs / Ammonium Perchlorate team, at our Promontory Utah offices.

Role Description & Responsibilities

  • The Program Manager position will be responsible for management of AP deliveries to outside customers as well as other contracted tech programs.

  • PM is responsible for leading a cross-functional team to deliver expected technical, financial, and schedule performance associated with technically challenging programs. 

  • PM will interface directly with Supply Chain Management to plan, evolve and execute a coordinated strategy to deliver AP to both internal and external customers while interfacing with Propulsion Systems leadership team to communicate current and future demand and financial performance.

  • PM will be responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with customers, prime contractors, industry partners, and suppliers.

  • The position is fast paced with multiple projects running and managed in parallel. 

  • This area of responsibility also includes opportunities for interacting with Propulsion Systems leadership in support of individual growth. 

  • This position is an ideal opportunity for a self-motivated individual who wants to leverage their strong technical base and enhance business and leadership understanding. 

  • Individual will be involved in a growth organization that is building the future for this business unit and NGC as a whole.

Job Duties

  • Plan, coordinate and execute NG AP strategy in coordination with Supply Chain and Operations Organizations.

  • Plan, propose and execute on discretionary and funded programs. 

  • Manage all elements including cost, schedule and technical progress. 

  • Market NG AP capabilities both internally and externally.

  • Translate difficult to understand technical achievements into business plans.

  • Grow NGSP organic capabilities into new products.

  • Interface, communicate and collaborate with all NGSP, PS, functional organizations and leadership as needed to execute on programs. 

  • Provide overall leadership and ownership for program success. 

  • Establish working relationships with external customers communicating marketing, proposal, and program information.

  • Manage proposal preparation (to ensure it meets NGSP business strategy, is compliant, responds to customer needs, and provides a proper base for successful negotiations and program performance) and submission.

  • Obtain and maintain NG Earned Value Management certification


Experience Requirements: 

  • Candidate must have a minimum of 10 years of aerospace/defense technical experience, knowledge of business development, with 3 years program/project management experience strongly preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of leadership and customers.

  • Ability to travel 5% – 15%

  • Must possess or be able to qualify for DoD SECRET level security clearance.

  • Prior experience working with a diverse team to accomplish program goals.

  • Earned Value Management certification and/or Cost Account Manager experience.

Experience Preferred: 

  • Expertise in solid rocket motor fundamentals, along with a working knowledge of safety and environmental requirements associated with rocket motor manufacturing and disposal. 

  • Role requires interface with technical personnel internally and externally and working with Safety, Finance, Contracts, and Supply Chain Management organizations to effectively execute programs.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Strong technical background in solid rocket motor or related energetic materials technology.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)

  • Desire to become familiar with business tools and processes used at NGSS

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

  • Detail oriented but able to understand the big picture.


  • Minimum B.S. degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Physics, or related field required, advanced degree or experience preferred.

Salary Range: $123,900 USD - $185,900 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.