Program Manager 1

Requisition ID: R10004821

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Magna - UT, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • 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: 3

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 currently seeking a Program Manager 1 for the D5 Program organization in our Propulsion Systems Business in Magna (Bacchus) Utah.

The D5 program has exciting opportunities for aspiring program managers to grow their careers. The selected candidate will be responsible for managing schedules, coordination with all three production plants (Bacchus, Promontory and Clearfield) as well as coordinating motor shipments on and off plant. Scope also includes management of program risk, budget and schedule.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the management of cost, schedule, and technical performance of program objectives and include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading and directing cross-functional Integrated Program Teams (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule and technical performance objectives

  • Identification, distribution, tracking, and completion of program requirements

  • Conducting thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation and captures

  • Development and adherence to master plans and schedules

  • Development and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost & schedule control methodologies and tools

  • Identifying, allocating and managing program resources, measuring and reporting program performance

  • Continuously improving by addressing customer concerns and implementing corrective actions as necessary

  • Supporting new business opportunities through long term strategic planning, capture planning, and development of proposals and business plans

  • Delivering presentations to customers, management and other program stakeholders

  • Establishing design, processes and supply chain concepts, criteria, and engineering efforts for product development, integration and maintaining certification for flight

  • Managing Government/customer supplied property or information to meet contract requirements

  • Facilitate generation of contract change estimates and proposals in response to customer and program needs

  • Have the capacity to understand people issues impacting the business

  • Continuously drive for results and challenge the status quo

  • Have proven ability to influence others

  • Strategic thinking to successfully complete the program to the requirements, within cost and on-time

  • Thorough understanding of the procurement process flow through purchase order release

  • Managing suppliers to meet program objectives including cost management, negotiation of change orders and driving on time deliveries

  • Adherence to all internal processes, policies, and applicable industry standards

  • Ensuring IPT adheres to contract scope, and manages change

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field with 5+ years of experience or Master’s degree with 3+ years of experience.

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Ability to multi task and balance multiple projects simultaneously

  • Working level knowledge of all Microsoft Office Applications

  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a secret clearance

Salary Range: 101200 - 151600

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.