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Sr Principal Engineer Industrial – Supplier Management Team

Requisition ID: R10111852

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 50% of the Time
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Sr. Principal Industrial Engineer supporting our Supplier Management Organization to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in Melbourne, Florida.

The Industrial Engineering Team is an integral part of day to day operations and routinely works alongside many of the other organizations here in Melbourne. This is a team that comes together to learn, collaborate, and overcome challenges in a fast paced environment. We are looking for applicants that enjoy working with and learning from their peers and are not afraid to jump in and make a difference!

Responsibilities will include:

  • Helps determine the most efficient sequence of operations and work flow and provides finite scheduling to manufacturing cost centers and Integrated Product Team (IPT)
  • 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
  • Analyzes lead times, queue times, work-in-process, cycle times, and throughput to meet customer demand most effectively and efficiently
  • Builds scalable and sustainable models to optimize product flow, while incorporating cost, schedule, and resource constraints
  • Develops optimized scheduling tools and aligns SAP/MRP systems with an executable plan given various capacity constraints
  • Incorporates complex interdependencies within a system to account for the interaction of multiple cost centers, programs, equipment, and tools
  • Communicates requirements planning and systems framework with IT, ERP, business analytics, and data science teams
  • Works with developers to design an interactive user interface that will be effective at scheduling jobs across cost centers
  • Guides digital transformation efforts to align with sector and enterprise strategies
  • Leads and drives positive change using iterative and agile methodologies
  • Creates new metrics and data visualizations to monitor shop floor performance

We offer a 4/10 shift working Monday through Thursday, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

This role requires on-site support at our suppliers across the sector and will require the candidate to travel at least 50% of their time away from the Melbourne Site.

Basic Qualifications for Sr. Principal Industrial Engineer: 

  • Bachelor's Degree with 9 or more years of experience; OR a Master’s Degree with 7 or more years of experience in global supply chain, manufacturing and/or industrial engineering.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance and agility to obtain Program access
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite experience such as Visio, Project, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Ability to travel at least 50% of time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams in a manufacturing environment.
  • STEM Degree Preferred
  • Active in-scope DOD Secret security clearance that has been granted / renewed within the past 5 years
  • Previous Experience with Global Supply Chain, Suppliers, and/or contracts.
  • Previous manufacturing or technician experience in an aerospace environment.
  • Candidate within 50 miles to our Melbourne, FL site

Salary Range: $101,600 USD - $152,400 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.