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Production Controller

Requisition ID: R10086344

  • CategoryCategory: Non-CJCS
  • LocationLocation: Sykesville, MD, 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
  • 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 is seeking a Production Controller in Sykesville, Maryland.

This position will be responsible for the following:
• Timely movement of hardware between work cells and induction of field hardware by capturing condition status and updating the system of record.
• Utilize SAP and other internal tracking systems to manage all production and repair orders that support Material Requirements Planning (MRP).
• Collaborate with multiple organizations to ensure daily priorities support weekly/monthly sales plan. Including Supervisors, Engineering, Operations, Program management, Technicians, Operators, Mission Assurance, and
Stockroom personnel ensuring that the daily priorities support weekly/monthly sales plan.
• Expedite flow of materials, parts, and assemblies within or between departments and or work cells.
• Assists in determining shortages, and initiate action to correct these deficiencies.
• Uses knowledge of production, procurement, and engineering departments to alert leadership regarding potential problems and appropriate remedial action.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 1 years of manufacturing experience or 5 years of Production Control experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Microsoft Office knowledge.
  • Strong Excel background
  • General understanding of continuous process improvement 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security clearance
  • Ability to frequently move and position objects weighing up to 40 lbs
  • Must be able to move stock/inventory/materials around the manufacturing floor and various business units.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors with 3 years related experience.
  • Knowledge of SAP similar ERP software.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing work flow and MRP systems or similar.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Secret Clearance Special Program Access

Salary Range: $41,777 USD - $95,337 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.