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Production Planner and Scheduler 2

Requisition ID: R10065544

  • Category IconCategory: Manufacturing and Production
  • Location IconLocation: Magna, Utah, 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: Days (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.

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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible.  From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality.  Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration.  Our combined efforts means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world.  With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future. 

Northrop Grumman is seeking a Production Planning and Scheduler 2 for our Magna, Utah. location.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for supporting production activity and making sure business objectives are met.  
  • Duties include controlling production plans, identifying risks, reporting to management, preventing shortages and excesses, handling shipments, and maintaining quality standards.
  • Develop schedules that clearly show the flow of work through various departments or workstations.
  • Coordinate and expedite the flow of work and materials within or between departments of an establishment according to production schedule.
  • Work with Management to plan and manage production tasks.
  • Review production plans to identify and report potential risks to Management.
  • Develop inventory control techniques to avoid shortages and excesses.
  • Assist in processing customer orders and shipments according to the established schedule.
  • Assist Management in controlling production costs while maintaining the quality standards.
  • Review job orders and accordingly establish priorities and schedules.
  • Monitor execution of job orders and adjust schedules for timely delivery.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge on company objectives, production strategies and support activities.
  • Plan and monitor material movement in production cycles to ensure continuous operations.
  • Plan equipment, material and manpower needs for job order.
  • Coordinate with Management in resolving production planning and control issues.
  • Work with Management to prepare job order documents and give timely approvals.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to complete job orders on-time and within customer specifications.
  • Communicate production updates to Managers and customers on regular basis.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma and a minimum of seven (7) years of related experience. Will consider a Bachelor's degree and 3+ years of related experience or a Master's degree and 1+ years of experience.
  • Knowledge of ISO9001 quality standards and ESD-safe procedures
  • Use of both hands for repetitive wrist, hand, and finger motions
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds regularly and up to 50 pounds a few times per shift
  • Must be able to complete walking, standing, sitting, squatting, kneeling, twisting, bending, and reaching
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to communicate with employees of all levels.
  • Applicants must be detail oriented, calm under pressure, and well organized.  Applicants must have the ability and strong desire to learn.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent problem-solving, time-management and analytical skills.
  • Lean Manufacturing Training and Experience

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • 401k
  • 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.


Salary Range: $53,500 USD - $80,300 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.