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Component Test Lab (CTL) Production Planner 1 – (Space/Satellite)

Requisition ID: R10099268

  • CategoryCategory: Manufacturing and Production
  • LocationLocation: Dulles, VA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% 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 is hiring a Component Test Lab (CTL) Production Planner 1 to support our Tactical Space Systems Division located in Dulles, VA.

The CTL Production Planner 1 coordinates and ensures that items are being processed according to specifications and within time requirements.  Supports program planning/supply chain planning with status of work in process (WIP) throughout the lifecycle of the program.  Moves WIP as needed.  Attends daily/weekly meetings to support program and production needs.

Responsibilities include:
  • Working directly with the Operations Team Supervisor (OTS) and Quality

  • Moving hardware between the CTL1 and CTL2

  • Moving hardware between the Electronic Component Work Center (ECWC), Box town, and the CTL

  • Updating the Manufacturing Execution System (MES) as required

  • Chasing down data reviews (Cognizant Engineer (CogE), Test Engineer, & Quality)

  • Attending Test Readiness Reviews (TRRs)

  • Keeping track of Engineering Ground System Equipment (EGSE) certifications

  • Helping to prioritize card level testing

  • Supporting the ECWC daily meeting with status of card level testing.   

  • Creating Manufacturing Orders (MOs)

  • Releasing and monitoring product build operations in Sync Manufacturing

  • Requesting kits and parts

  • Fulfilling part requests

  • Maintaining and actively working shortage sheets

  • Ensuring change notices, deviations, etc., are incorporated into builds and documented correctly

  • Interfacing with other Work Center Planners, Managers, Engineers, Technicians, Quality Assurance Inspectors, Stock Room Personnel, Program/Supply Chain Planners, etc.

  • Maintaining the ability to be on-call as needed for emergency parts or kit requests

  • Maintaining schedule need dates

  • Communicating roadblocks between management and I&T personnel

Basic Qualifications:
  • Must be a US citizen

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Ability to read an engineering drawing and parts list

  • Possess a high level of organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Possess a high level of written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to react quickly to people and situations

  • Process needed documentation

  • Follow written and verbal instructions

  • Must be detail oriented

  • Have a reasonable knowledge of manufacturing, inventory, production, procurement, quality basics, and/or engineering flows

  • Willingness to work overtime as needed

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associate degree or bachelor’s degree in a related business or technical field

  • Knowledge of processing and testing product in the ECWC and CTL

  • Experience working in the Aerospace industry

  • Proficiency in Costpoint and Windchill a plus

  • Self-directed, proactive

  • TS/SCI clearance

    Salary Range: $43,600 USD - $72,600 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.