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Senior Principal Facilities Planner

Requisition ID: R10045777

  • Category IconCategory: Facilities/Real Estate
  • Location IconLocation: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Top Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Northrop Grumman Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is seeking a qualified Senior Principal Facilities Planner individual to join our team of qualified, highly talented and diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

Job Description:

The ideal candidate plans utilization of office space with requirements of organizational efficiency, and available facilities and funds. Plans, coordinates, and allocates office space for all locations. Develops and recommends long-range plans to meet future office space needs. Formulates, recommends, and ensures compliance with approved standards and policies relating to office space and furnishings. May provide liaison with owners of rented office space in matters relating to planning and execution of alterations/leasehold improvements, occupancy, and adherence to lease allowance and terms.

This position will require a high level of communication, written, and oral.  The ability to deliver information and presentations to executive leadership level customers will also be key. The candidate will work with the Manager of Office Planning to identify building issues and develop solutions to ensure no break to customer support. May coordinate the work of employee(s) assigned to the projects and shall be responsible for supporting both internal and external customers in a dynamic and fast paced environment. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage space planning responsibilities for multiple buildings, with a variety of projects in broad range of size and scopes.
  • Develop fit plans including current and proposed layouts of furniture with power/data requirements.
  • Review and approve move requests and work with move coordination team. 
  • Overview and daily access the facilities database.  Track and monitor the status of submitted facility tickets for moves and maintenance.
  • Advises leadership and team members on various program and project related status.
  • Enforce the change management processes.
  • Ability to communicate with employees at all levels (hourly through executives)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with minimum of 9 years of relevant experience, or a minimum of 7 years of professional experience with a Master’s Degree. 14 years of facilities planning experience in lieu of degree
  • Must have experience and working knowledge of facility topics such as: electrical, or phone/data/av knowledge, and overall maintenance experience associated with a large, multi-building campus.
  • Must have experience and success interacting successfully with customers and building facility vendors as candidate will very often serve as facility liaison with vendors.
  • Ability to utilize AutoCAD or other map/diagram/modeling tools such as Visio, Rivet
  • Experience working with Facilities Management Systems (e.g. Archibus, Maximo, etc.)
  • Experience in Microsoft Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Project, etc.)
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Department of Defense Top Secret and/or SCI Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Active TS or SCI (SSBI) clearance
  • Prior Archibus Experience

Salary Range: $103,900 USD - $155,900 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 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.



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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.