Project Management

Requisition ID: R10033201

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Redondo Beach, California, 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.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for prime satellite and payload capabilities and directed energy and electronics solutions for national security, military, and civil 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, has an opening for Project Management to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, California.


Northrop Grumman Space Systems – Parts Management team has an opening for a Parts Execution Driver to join our qualified and diverse team. The selected candidate will interface with integrated program teams and design engineers to prioritize critical hardware requirements and meet schedule.  Evaluate opportunities and best cadence for combining optimal lot buys within Enterprise Resource Planning system. Review the forecasted system demand, create consolidated Bill of Material (BOM), manage part numbers and quantities, collate/parse, and prioritize the data.

Support material sell-off and perform Inter-Contract Material Transfer (ICMT) requests. Work closely with Parts Management team to ensure that all critical components are added to the Program Approved Parts List (PAPL) prior to the purchase order release. Will require working with cross-functional teams, and multiple internal and external stakeholders to drive closure of exception or hold reports to ensure that parts are kitted on time.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists with developing process and structure of parts tracking and execution, and facilitates process change

  • Directly involved in software tool development, and/or work closely with tool developers to support and aid the forecasting/tracking of day-to-day management of parts status, supplier issues, and other open actions that require attention

  • Responsible for communicating process and process changes to impacted stakeholders

  • Responsible for interfacing with integrated program 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

  • Advises Leadership of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials, and services are provided as needed

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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus 3 years of experience in Manufacturing Operations, Project Management, Parts Material Acquisition Support or Material Requirements Planning OR High School Diploma/G.E.D plus 7 years of experience in Manufacturing Operations, Project Management, Parts Material Acquisition Support or Material Requirements Planning.  

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook) skills

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret clearance OR SCI access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Project Management or Engineering

  • Data analysis and problem solving skills

  • APICS Certification

  • Experience with Scheduling, SAP, ERP or MRP systems

  • Experience in managing manufacturing processes, productivity, capacity and efficiency measurements

  • Experience in Aerospace or Defense Industry

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance OR SCI access

Salary Range: $68,100 USD - $102,100 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

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.

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.