Principal Industrial Engineer/Sr. Principal Industrial Engineer

Requisition ID: 21007286

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Moss Point, Mississippi
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career. Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal Industrial Engineer / Sr. Principal Industrial Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in Moss Point, MS. The Moss Point site is looking for an experienced and highly motivated Industrial Engineer that enjoys the challenge of thinking and working “outside the box”.  Work will include not only normal program I.E. tasks and responsibilities but the selected candidate will also be heavily involved with:  Site Operations Program Management responsibilities; Facility redesign & layouts; Staffing and strategic long range forecasting; as well as performing ROI’s, Business Cases and Feasibility Studies in support of new work capture for the site.  Candidate should be a self-starter that can work with minimal oversight and also be comfortable & experienced interacting with site and program leadership, as well as building and presenting PowerPoint presentations to all levels of management. Job duties to include:
  • Help determine the most efficient sequence of operations and work flow and provides finite scheduling to manufacturing cost centers and IPTs
  • Maintains datasets and generates metrics that provide for the measurement of program & functional schedule & cost performance.
  • Develops and deploys plans that ensure the timely availability and effective utilization of labor, facilities, equipment, & tooling resources enabling the achievement of program delivery and cost milestones.
  • Develops and summarizes analyses for the acquisition, maintenance & enhancement of capital assets and miscellaneous equipment. Plans plant, office, and production facilities and equipment layouts
  • Provides capacity planning and rate tool analyses
  • Conducts studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction and inventory control 
This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below. #LI-JB1

Basic Qualifications: This requisition may be filled at either a Principal or a Sr. Principal Basic Qualifications: Principal Industrial Engineer are: ·         Bachelor of Science Degree (STEM) with 5 or more years related experience; or Master’s Degree with 3 or more years related experience Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Industrial Engineer are: ·         Bachelor of Science Degree (STEM) with 9 or more years related experience; or Master’s Degree with 7 or more years related experience   Preferred Qualifications:
  • Military Aircraft Operations Experience
  • Documented experience working in a robust IPT environment
  • At least 1 year of demonstrated experience participating and leading project teams
  • Strong expertise using the full suite of Microsoft Office Tools to include MS Project scheduling software
  • Strong Lean Six Sigma background preferred
  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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.  

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  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
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  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


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