Sentinel (GBSD) Sr Principal Engineer Industrial - 10567
Requisition ID: R10120781
- Category: Engineering
- Location: Vandenberg AFB, California, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Secret
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
- Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
- Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 1
Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.
Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Sr. Principal Industrial Engineer. This position will be located on Vandenburg Space Force Base (VSFB), CA and will support the Sentinel - Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program for the Systems Test Team (STT). This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.
What You’ll Get To Do:
This role will support manufacturing and test activities for the Systems Test Team. As the Sr. Principal Industrial Engineer, you will be expected to be the Industrial Engineering Lead and provide project guidance to other IEs on your team. You will be responsible for planning and scheduling all test activities at the VSFB, CA site. The preferred candidate will be an individual with a bias for action, strategic thinking, data analysis, problem-solving, exceptional customer focus, communications, and a sound foundation in Industrial Engineering concepts, with an expertise in scheduling, manpower, and facility layouts. General skills and expectations within the role include:
Strong foundation in Industrial Engineering fundamentals (Production Intervals, Cycle Times, Forecasting, Manufacturing Experience, Takt Time, Continuous Improvement)
Understand principles of capacity (efficiencies, standards, constraints, etc.)
Knowledge of manufacturing flows and how they interface with shop floor and Global Supply Chain to perform analysis and projections
Develop cost/risk benefit summaries and recommendations for leadership
Experience with Project Management and manufacturing schedules Software tools
Ability to create detailed manufacturing waterfall schedules with setbacks to independent demands
Utilize process improvement methodology (e.g., value stream mapping, employee engagement techniques, flow reduction, etc.)
Understand labor standard development and work measurement
Experience creating factory and facility layouts
Improve workflow for efficiencies
Engage and collaborate with programs and functional organizations (from individual contributors to executive staff) to obtain, understand, and interpret manufacturing facilitation and scheduling requirements
Document, track and monitor problems to ensure a timely resolution
Utilize your strong organizational, planning and decision-making skills and the ability to work as a team member and with other members from different technical backgrounds
Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision and coordinate with teams at different site locations
Create and present technical briefings for upper management and technical leadership
Effective verbal and written communications skills
As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:
- Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
- Educational Assistance
- Life Insurance
- Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions
- Paid Time Off
- Health & Wellness Resources
- Employee Discounts
This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.
You’ll Bring These Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering or a STEM related field and 9 years of experience; 7 years of experience with a Masters; 4 Years with PhD
Must have U.S. Citizenship with the ability to obtain an interim DoD Secret Security level clearance pre-start, with the ability to obtain a final DoD Secret Security level clearance post-start as well as ability to gain clearance to a special access program (SAP) post-start.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Project, PowerPoint, and Visio
Have a working knowledge and understanding of Industrial Engineering.
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
Active DoD security clearance
Intermediate/Advanced skills with Microsoft Excel, Project, and PowerPoint, and Visio
Be proficient in creating manufacturing schedules
ICBM / Aerospace Systems Industry Experience
Knowledge of SAP MRP, AutoCad, and discrete simulation tools and concepts
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.
What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.