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Sr Principal Project Mgmt | Supply Chain Programs

Requisition ID: R10046424

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • 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: 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 Propulsion Systems in Magna, Utah has an opening for a Sr. Principal Project Manager.  Selected candidate oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between material program management and functional teams. Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with material program managers, functional area leaders, and clients.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Sales/revenue forecast responsibility
  • EAC/budget responsibility
  • MBOM validation
  • Proposal pricing support
  • Earned Value Management driven variance analysis and reporting
  • Manage higher complexity BOM items; research status of materials and expedite into stock; advises leadership of status of work in progress, material availability, and potential problems; communicate changes to impacted stakeholders
  • Lower complexity IPT leadership; responsible for interfacing with integrated product teams and design engineers to understand the part need dates and prioritize; responsible for tracking aging issues and coordinating with proper functions to drive issues to closure
  • Systems, Tools, & Data Mining Subject Matter Expert
  • Operations, Logistics and Planning Management

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • 9 years experience in Supply Chain Management, Demand Management, Project Management, or Program Integration/Execution with Bachelor’s or similar; 7 years with Masters
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Office tool suite; the ability to create, manage, and manipulate the tools, especially PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Proven leadership experience on a project and/or team
  • Experience interfacing cross-functionally with all levels of employees and leadership

Preferred Qualifications:

  • EVMS certification
  • APICS or PMI Certification
  • Master’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Project Management or Engineering
  • Data analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with Scheduling ERP or MRP systems
  • Experience in managing manufacturing processes, productivity, capacity, and efficiency measurements
  • Aerospace and/or Defense Industry experience

Salary Range: $89,800 USD - $134,600 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.