Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) – Principal Operations Project Management – Salt Lake City, UT

Requisition ID: 21009051

  • Category IconCategory: NGC
  • Location IconLocation: Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
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This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Northrop Grumman that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman.     Responsibilities for this Pipeline requisition are:  NG- Military Internship Program Description:   As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation’s military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman’s 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists.   The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29 .The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members. Responsibilities for this internship position are:   Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman – Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for SkillBridge.  During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week.   Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.   Goals – Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training.  Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC. Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission “Defining Possible” on Day 1.  This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities. Outcome – Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.   DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:  
  • Meets DoD SkillBridge Qualifications as per DODI 1322.29
  • Has served at least 180 days on active duty
  • Is within 12 months of separation or retirement
  • Will receive an honorable discharge
  • Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS
  • Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months
  • Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.
 Job Description - Individual internship opportunities in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Specific responsibilities include - • Oversee and manage the operational aspects of new and ongoing projects and serves as liaison between operations factory management, program management, business management, engineering, MRP scheduling/planning, production control, mission assurance, and global supply chain. • Review status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. • Coordinate and plans support of factory production schedules in support of Annual Operating Plan and Indicated Final goals set by program management and business management. Includes creation of baseline schedules in coordination with MRP scheduling and factory management. • Oversee inputs of new demand orders into the planning system and coordinates, forecasts, and reports on performance and risk to contract schedules. • Assess risk to projects and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. • Develop mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving, and leads project teams as required to ensure performance to objectives and address risk.

Basic Qualifications:  • Experience in Project Management, Manufacturing Operations, Scheduling, or Production Control arenas. • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint). • Excellent presentation skills to supporting teams, managers, and executives, including writing as well as presenting.      Preferred Qualifications:  • Experience and knowledge of NGC SLC programs and processes. • SAP experience. • Proficiency with schedule management tools such as Microsoft Project or Primavera. • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, including analysis using graphs and pivot tables. • Experienced with data querying (Oracle, based queries) and data analysis for schedule, cost, and quality based data.    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 a 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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