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SDS Staff Manufacturing Analyst – 9887

Requisition ID: R10107741

  • CategoryCategory: Manufacturing and Production
  • LocationLocation: Roy, UT, 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, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • 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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Staff Manufacturing Analyst for the Strategic Deterrent Systems (SDS) division Engineering and Manufacturing team.  This leadership role will be located in Roy, UT and will provide enabling support for all business areas within the SDS portfolio.  Northrop Grumman supports the Air Force’s sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities, and associated infrastructure.


This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.


What You’ll Get To Do: 

This selected candidate supports manufacturing engineering, production, business, and other processes in a team-based manufacturing environment. Performs activities in a variety of cross-functional areas including production planning and control, total quality management, systems, manufacturing, material management, and process reengineering. The selected candidate may facilitate training in core systems and skill areas to teams and peers and interact with internal and external customers with respect to product planning, problem resolution, and process improvement. Applicants are generally experienced in one or more areas of manufacturing operations. This person will also develop solutions to problems of unusual complexity which require a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, and innovativeness. Challenges are frequently unique, and solutions may serve as precedent for future decisions. Works under consultative direction toward long-range goals and objectives. Assignments are often self-initiated with considerable latitude for independent judgment. Virtually self-supervisory. Serves as prime consultant and external spokesperson for the organization on highly significant matters relating to policies, programs, capabilities, and long-range goals and objectives. Applicant must lead by example and be able to work well in a team environment across many disciplines. 

Duties Include:

  • Develop, maintain, teach, and enforce process and procedures for Manufacturing Engineering and Production in core tools, PLM/ERR/MES systems. 

  • Coordination with all teams to utilize SAP Material Resource Planning (MRP) effectively. 

  • Enforce core system best practices to enable effective down stream use. 

  • Test CPLM/SAP/MES when new development is released, and to troubleshoot issues programs are seeing. 

  • Part of a team of SAP Subject Matter Experts through testing of the ERP System and its integrations with other systems.

  • Support implementation of new Business Processes related to SAP and its integrated systems.

  • Evaluate current process and procedures to enhance and automate. 

  • Develop Level 1 support team with in the functional home rooms and IPTs.

  • Create training and desktop instructions for best practices. 

  • Assist in Proposal activity of new task orders and programs to utilize Production Systems. 

  • Assist in stand up of new programs and task orders when using SDS Production System Architecture


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.  


You’ll Bring These Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree with 15+ years of relevant work experience; Master's Degree with 13+ years of relevant work experience

  • Must have US Citizenship with an Active DoD Secret Security Clearance

  • Experience working in a digital manufacturing environment using core systems PLM/ERP/MES, specifically SAP as an ERP, is a must. 

  • Strong background with SAP Material Requirements Planning (MRP), Grouping, Pegging, and Distribution (GPD), Production Orders, Purchase Orders (GPD), and Inventory Functionality

  • Demonstrated experience with training and developing SAP Subject Matter Experts in new and existing functionality.

  • Monitor SAP to ensure it is functioning correctly.

  • Troubleshoot issues within SAP and connected systems and work to timely resolution

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Must be detail oriented, self starter, organized, and demonstrate a high sense of urgency


These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
  • Experience in Teamcenter Manufacturing (TcMfg)

  • Experience in CPLM

  • Experience in SmartMES

  • Experience in a manufacturing setting

  • Experience with database analysis

  • Experience in the creation of test plans

  • Experience in the performance of system integration testing

  •  Experience writing functional specifications

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams

Salary Range: $114,600 USD - $172,000 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.