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Operations Program Manager

Northrop Grumman
Philadelphia, PA 19133
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RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available


TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time


Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our worlds biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

**Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Philadelphia Assembly and Test Site** is looking for an **Operations Program Manager** to support electromechanical submarine/surface systems projects in our Philadelphia, Pennsylvania facility. The ideal candidate will have a background in large mechanical systems and the unique product lines and manufacturing processes that support such systems.

*Please note this is an individual contributor role and not a management role.

**What Youll Get to Do** :

+ Act as primary liaison with the Site Manager regarding assigned production operations and programs.
+ Responsible to maintain an accurate operations Integrated Master Schedule(s) (IMS) ensuring alignment with Master Program Schedule(s) for production programs.
+ Develop daily operations plan to complete Manufacturing Instruction operations in alignment with the schedule.
+ Ensure the required manufacturing and test resources are forecasted and secured to execute the job (technicians and other personnel, equipment & facilities). Coordinate technician allocation with the Site Manager and overall program priorities.
+ Manage change control for the product and resolve issues/defects in production quickly and effectively by working with cross functional team including; Project ME Lead, Quality, Supply Chain, and Design Engineering.
+ Manage risks and opportunities for all operations scope related to cost and schedule.
+ Collaborate with Site Manager and all functional organizations to resolve any operations conflicts or challenges.
+ Responsible for planning and monitoring for assigned program using Earned Value or other standard project monitoring techniques and keeping Site Manager updated on issues impacting the manufacturing cost or schedule performance.
+ Focal point in driving First Time Process Reviews (FTPRs), Manufacturing Process Development, Continuous Improvement, and affordability initiatives related to their specific program(s).
+ Provide Operations inputs to internal reports, including the generation and management of operations CAM (Cost Account Manager) inputs and RTG (Return to Green) plans for assigned programs.
+ Coordinate with Supply Chain and Inventory Lead to ensure material availability, all material receipts are processed, parts are kitted and shipping requirements are in place.
+ Support and generate proposal documentation as needed to foster new work. Provide labor and material inputs and serve as operations proposal lead including Basis of Estimate and budget/proposal development

Ideally the **Operations Program Manager** will have a technical background in a hardware engineering discipline; electrical/mechanical manufacturing experience; solid organizational skills; an ability to lead program teams to achieve program milestones and delivery objectives; an ability to understand an Integrated Master Schedule to make informed decisions based upon interdependencies; program planning and scheduling skills; solid communication skills; and familiarity with earned value management, as well as a strong problem solving mindset.

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or related STEM discipline plus 9 years of relevant engineering/program management experience; or Master of Science degree in Engineering or related STEM discipline plus 7 years of relevant engineering/program management experience; or PhD in STEM plus 4 years of relevant engineering/program management experience
+ U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance
+ Experience with Earned Value Management (EVM), which includes managing projects to cost, performance and schedule requirements
+ Experience with Material Requirements Planning (MRP) Systems (such as SAP, Oracle, etc.)
+ Experience with scheduling and/or using MS Projects
+ Ability to read mechanical drawings
+ Experience working in a manufacturing environment

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Active Secret Security Clearance or higher
+ Hands on experience with Large Mechanical Assembly and Heavy Lifting Principles Manufacturing or engineering background in a marine discipline (e.g., Rotating Machinery engineering or manufacturing)
+ Experience working on the factory floor in a represented workforce environment
+ Experience in implementing new designs and processes into a factory environment
+ Experience in working with Supply Chain to manage delivery schedules and work-arounds


Salary Range: $103,700.00 - $155,500.00

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.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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With careers across all areas: air, cyber, land, sea and space our 90,000 employees work as one to defend and define the future. Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will give you every opportunity to do your best work. Working together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines, we share a drive to push the boundaries of science, technology and engineering to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide.
Posted: 2021-10-19 Expires: 2021-12-19
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