Project Management (Engineering/Manufacturing – Space- Ability to Obtain a Clearance)

Requisition ID: 21004229

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Lanham, Maryland
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes –May Consider Occasional/Part Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Embark on a career putting innovative & reliable products into space. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the company.

We have a dynamic and diverse team that provides design to launch engineering and manufacturing capabilities. We design, build and test space avionic hardware and develop ground support equipment (GSE) that supports our environmental testing and integrations services. As a Project Manager, you will be involved from conceptual design through final drawings, working with various engineering disciplines and customers to track the fabrication process through delivery.

This position requires directly interfacing with the Customer, Program Management, Business Management, Engineering, Manufacturing Support teams including Production, Production Control, and Quality to develop, support, and manage detailed schedules and overall production objectives and execution. This position will also represent NG at all program and customer reviews; developing and presenting status, data, metrics and charts. You will be responsible for developing mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with other project managers, line managers, and clients. This position will be located in Lanham, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be responsible for assessing project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. The ideal candidate will have strong teambuilding skills, exhibit strong leadership potential, and possess comprehensive verbal and written communication/presentation skills.
Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Initiating sales orders for purchase requisitions for sub-assemblies based on bill-of-material or drawings or configuration
• Track material shortages for sub-assemblies based on bill-of-material or drawings or configuration.
• Highlight to management critical part shortages that will jeopardize delivery schedule
• Have an understanding of manufacturing capacity to meet build plan commitments
• Effectively communicate and report status, issues, and highlights

Basic Qualifications:
- A Bachelor's degree with 3 years of experience in engineering or manufacturing
- Some experience in project management in a multi-disciplined engineering and manufacturing environment
- Proficient in MS Office applications, including Excel, Word, Project & Power Point
- Demonstrated ability in working with cross organizational teams and customers
- Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance per business requirements (US citizenship required)

Preferred Qualifications:
- Previously worked in a deadline driven environment.
- Experience with cost, schedule, project leadership, and/or process improvement.
- Experience with bases of estimates, shop order creation, and Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS).
- Reasonable knowledge of manufacturing, inventory, production, procurement and quality basics
- Active Secret clearance TS/SCI or able to obtain one.

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.