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Project Management Level 2 / Level 3

Requisition ID: R10093479

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Palmdale, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Any (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: 2

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 sector has an opening for a Project Management to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA Center of Excellence where technology and teamwork come together.

The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Project Management Team working in a collaborative environment while promoting a positive and proactive teamwork environment.

This individual should possess leadership and team building capabilities, excellent communication, and have strong interpersonal skills. Must possess solid organization abilities and be a motivated, flexible team player.

Essential Job Functions:

Position is to join the Operations Project Management team supporting Production. This dynamic role works directly with the production IPT to manage shop floor constraints, in-house part fabrications, section readiness reviews, and project management of schedules impacting the IPT. Assess project risks/issues and provide mitigation strategies by developing mechanisms that monitor project progress. Execute work release orders that mitigate baseline requirement impacts to production. Provide insight on change execution and work with the functional teams to compile lessons learned. This a highly visible position that works directly with Production Leadership.

Basic Qualifications Project Management Level 2:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree with 3 years of project management experience and/or experience in a production or operations environment; OR a Master's Degree with 1 years of project management experience and/or experience in a production or operations environment or 7 years of project management experience and/or experience in a production or operations environment in lieu of a degree or 5 years of project management experience and/or experience in a production or operations environment with an Associate’s degree

  • Proficiency in MS Project and MS Excel

  • Ability to obtain and maintain DoD secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications Project Management Level 2:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate or similar

  • Aerospace and/or Defense industry Experience

  • Experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing / Assembly line setting

Basic Qualifications Project Management Level 3:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 6 years of experience OR Master’s Degree with 4 years of experience in Global Supply Chain, Project Management, Program Integration, or Business Management.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tool suite; the ability to create, manage, and manipulate the tools, especially PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
  • Knowledge of Project Management principles and experience utilizing them professionally.
  • Experience in analyzing large quantities of data to determine KPIs/performance metric reporting and analysis

Preferred Qualifications Project Management Level 3:

  • Prior experience working with complex databases SAP, Oracle, SQL relational etc
  • Experience in or knowledge of a manufacturing environment
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams in a manufacturing or business environment
  • At least 1 year of demonstrated experience leading project teams
  • Experience with shop floor control systems
  • Experience/certifications in lean/process improvement
  • Experience with manpower planning.
  • Experience interfacing with suppliers and leadership.
  • Experience with schedule creation and briefing

Salary Range: $70,200 USD - $105,200 USD
Salary Range 2: $86,300 USD - $129,500 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.