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Engineer Operations Program 4

Requisition ID: R10058351

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Rolling Meadows, Illinois, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No

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 Mission Systems sector is seeking an Engineer Operations Program 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. Our teams work with pride across business units toward a common goal: global security.  Together, we protect our troops, public safety, information, and our planet. It's unique work. It's challenging and rewarding. But most of all, it’s work that makes a difference. Join us to advance your career.  We’ll support you with training, employee resource groups, and our shared vision of global security.

This position will be an individual contributor, non-management, role with no direct reports.

The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Manufacturing team and will be the primary interface in coordinating activity that Design Engineering needs executed in Operations (Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Quality). This will include prototype and small quantities work within the model shop, rework requiring certified technicians in our Shop Operations organization, and other efforts not currently managed by our program-specific OPMs.  The incumbent may facilitate self-directed work teams, provide training in core skill areas to teams and peers, and interact with internal and external customers with respect to product planning, problem resolution and process improvement. Incumbents are generally experienced in one or more areas of manufacturing operations and/or design engineering operations.

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor's Degree in STEM, Technical or engineering, manufacturing field, with minimum 9 years related experience.

- Experience working on teams

- Excellent project management skills

- Working knowledge of supply chain principles

- Experience in communication, both written and verbal, with upper levels of management.

- Understanding of Earned Value reporting and analysis.

- Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office (EXCEL, PowerPoint and Word).

- U.S. Citizen and ability to obtain a DOD Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

- experience in manufacturing environment, such as production, materials management, supply chain, planning and scheduling.

- Strong knowledge of Manufacturing processes and procedures.

- Knowledge of Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP), production planning and material management.

- Ability to communicate, both written and verbal, with upper levels of management.

- Strong knowledge of Earned Value reporting and analysis.

- Experience with proposal generation.


Salary Range: $109,100 USD - $163,700 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.