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Manager Project Management 3

Requisition ID: R10092471

  • CategoryCategory: Program Management
  • LocationLocation: Woodland Hills, CA, 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Project Manager 3 to lead a program facing Operations team of qualified, diverse individuals located in Woodland Hills, CA. The Operations Execution Manager (OEM) provides the required oversight to lead an integrated Operations team including GSC, Manufacturing, and Mission Assurance personnel in support of Strategic Space production and development programs for the Navigation, Targeting, and Survivability (NT&S) Division.  The Strategic Space Operating Unit focuses on the design, manufacturing, and test of high reliability Hemisphehrical Resonating Gyro (HRG) based Inertial Reference Units for a diverse mixture of Space and DoD customers.  Qualified candidates must demonstrate a proven track record of leading teams within cost and schedule targets and will have the ability to solve complex problems through systematic and objective evaluation of information in an environment of ambiguity and continuous change.  The candidate’s leadership capabilities should embody effective communication, collaboration, and implementation of a strong operational program foundation to interface with the diverse set of internal and external customers and suppliers.  The OEM reports to the Woodland Hills Operations Site IPT Director.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and guidance to the Operations team (Manufacturing, Global Supply Chain/Supplier Performance Management, Quality & Mission Excellence) and act as Operations liaison to program leadership, report on the progress of program performance through all phases of contract execution

  • Will be responsible for program cost/schedule performance and risk/opportunity management for program Operations content and ensure all Strategic Space production and test hardware is acquired, assembled, and delivered on schedule

  • Manage (with cost and schedule accountability) all capital projects related to Strategic Space programs including HRG manufacturing capacity expansion and Woodland Hills facility accommodations 

  • Review and manage Capacity Plans, Audit Plans (Internal and Supplier), and Supplier Delivery commitments to meet Strategic Space program objectives

  • In collaboration with the Inertial Products Department leadership, execute a comprehensive HRG Manufacturing and Test strategy and work towards harmonizing cross-program HRG production

  • Align Operations resources to support program tasks in conjunction with Operations Site IPT Director and leadership team

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in an engineering, technical, or other related discipline

  • Minimum of 9 years of experience working with manufacturing teams, including GSC and MA, in production and development environments (7 years with Master’s Degree)

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead a team

  • Demonstrated ability to create trusted relationships with customers, suppliers, and leadership teammates

  • Experience with program management and EVMS

  • U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Defense Industry experience as a Program or Project Manager, Quality Manager, Engineering Manager or Manufacturing Management with focus on aerospace and aeronautics programs

  • Lean / Six Sigma Green or Black Belt certification to drive continuous improvement.

  • Current, active Secret Clearance, or higher or ability to acquire a Department of Defense Top Secret clearance.

  • Knowledge/experience with SAP and Agile methods and tools (e.g. JIRA, Confluence)

Salary Range: $145,500 USD - $218,300 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.