Mgr, Production Planning 1 IHR Manager

Requisition ID: 21017557

  • Category IconCategory: Manufacturing and Production
  • Location IconLocation: Jacksonville - FL, 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.

Northrop Grumman is seeking experienced personnel with P-3 aircraft background to support a contingent maintenance program with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in Jacksonville, FL. The CBP P-3 fleet is comprised of Airborne Early Warning (AEW) and Long Range Tracker (LRT) high-endurance, all-weather, tactical turbo-prop aircraft. The P-3 aircraft are equipped with state-of-the-art, highly sophisticated sensor equipment, i.e., radar, electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) detecting systems.


Are you ready to put your experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, we need you to join us as a P-3 Maintenance Control Shift Supervisor / Manager Production Planning 1.  This position is located at Cecil Field, FL.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide supervision and direction to aircraft maintenance personnel in carrying out aircraft maintenance functions as required maximizing efficiency and minimizing work hours and errors.
  • Ensure assigned aircraft maintenance work is performed properly and is legibly documented.
  • Monitor and control project materials and maintenance labor expenses with regard to overtime requirements and limitations, according to instructions, plans, budgets, and schedules.
  • Oversee the correct use of tools and equipment required to accomplish assigned tasks efficiently, properly, and safely.
  • Serve as liaison with other departments to ensure proper coordination of support efforts and availability of required information.
  • Ensure work progress is accurately documented on non-routine or routine paperwork to include stamps, signatures, and references per local SOPs.
  • Ensure the proper maintenance and control of aircraft visibility work boards, which indicate work remaining and work in progress.
  • Review estimates for all non-routine maintenance documents and communicates any major defects or findings to Management.
  • Initiate and recommend approval of personnel actions including PTO, pay changes, performance appraisals, promotions, transfers, and leaves of absence.
  • Interview, select, and/or recommend hire of employees.  Provide appropriate training for departmental personnel.
  • Document, report, and investigate all accidents in accordance with established policy and procedures.
  • Ensure adherence to company policies and procedures with regard to all department functions.

Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma and a minimum of 9 years of multi-engine transport category aircraft experience with 3 years in a documented supervisor position with oversite to troubleshoot P-3 aircraft mechanical, engine, and propeller systems.
  • Current FAA Airframe & Power Plant (A&P) license/certification.
  • Experience maintaining detailed records of the inspections performed, repairs finished, maintenance procedures and parts ordered.
  • Ability to obtain/maintain a DOD Active Secret Level Security Clearance AND Ability to obtain/maintain a Department of Homeland Security CBP Background Investigation; Interim CBP Background Investigation is required to start   

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Active CBP Security Credentials
  • Active Secret or TS Security Clearance
  • Basic understanding of general avionics equipment and troubleshooting.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, isolate problems, and repair all P-3 aircraft mechanical, electrical, engine and propeller systems including avionics.
  • Experience with P-3 aircraft in the structural repair, fabrication, modification and installation of sheet metal parts, items, and assemblies.
  • Experience with P-3 engine turn qualification.
  • Familiarity with the Naval Aviation Maintenance Program (NAMP) or equivalent.

Salary Range: 76076 - 114114

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.