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Sr Prncpl Operations Program Engineer

Northrop Grumman
Dulles, VA 20164
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US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: None

TRAVEL: Yes, 10% of the Time

**Description**

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.

The Tactical Space Systems Division Manufacturing organization has two openings for an Operational Project Manager (OPM) in Dulles, Virginia (may also reside in our Gilbert Arizona facility) to support the Space Systems Division.

The Manufacturing Operations Project Managers are the interface between the Business Division (National Security Systems Satellites) and Manufacturing. We are seeking an OPM to work closely with the Manufacturing Work Centers and Program Management. This position is responsible for schedule management and cost accountability of Manufacturing activities for their respective Business Division to determine the most practical and cost-efficient methods to obtain the optimal program execution. The OPM candidate must possess excellent communication skills - both verbal and written; strong interpersonal skills; a good problem solving mindset; and the ability to present program visibility at internal/external meetings to include all levels of management including e xecutive level. This is not a Manager role.

This is an individual contributor role. Responsibilities Include: -Utilize fundamental electrical or mechanical principles to drive production and design changes that result in superior products - Mechanical Manufacturing Processes; Developing work center efficiencies mapping to in include troubleshooting manufacturing production lines and identify root cause analysis manufacturing issues. - Develops manufacturing engineering processes, manufacturing processes shall enable the manufacturing of current and future products that meet technical specifications, high quality standards, and relevant agency compliance requirements -Define, implement and monitor process metrics associated with manufacturing work cell functionality. -Identify and propose manufacturing improvement projects in collaboration with team members such as manufacturing process improvement, yield management, production rate improvement and work cell enhancements and procurement - Ensure Manufacturing has the needed resources (resources Manufacturing needs as well as allocation of resources from Manufacturing) to execute the programs -Managing and maintaining the day to day interfaces and communications between the assigned Program Management Office (PMO), Manufacturing, Test, Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP), Mission Assurance (MA), Supply Chain (SCM), Engineering, and Shipping. -Identify systems and process goals to ensure that work cells and equipment meet operational performance and usage requirements. This would include identifying preventive maintenance activities to be included in the Manufacturing Preventive Maintenance Program - Facilitating internal meetings in a way to support design, production, and problem resolutions. - Engage and collaborate with programs and functional organizations (from individual contributors to executive staff) to obtain, understand, and interpret manufacturing facilitation and scheduling requirements

**Basic Qualifications:**

- A Bachelor's degree or higher and 9 years of relevant work experience or 7 years of relevant work experience with a Master's degree

-The candidate must have experience in leadership and project management - Experience working in Manufacturing, Engineering, Test, Production, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering

-Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance per business requirements (US citizenship required)

-MS Office applications including Excel, Word, Project, and Power Point -Experience in engineering or manufacturing

-Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance per business requirements (US citizenship required)

-Working knowledge of Cost Point and Material Requirements Planning (MRP) systems

-Candidate must have demonstrated ability in working with cross organizational teams and customers

-Experience with SAP or other Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and MS Office applications including Excel, Word, Project , and Power Point

**Preferred Qualifications:**

-Bachelors or Masters Degree in Business Management, Manufacturing, Industrial or Quality Engineering

-Active security clearance or ability to obtain one

-Demonstrated expertise in the following systems and concepts: -MRP and IMS Scheduling -Windchill, TipQA, Cognos -Earned Value Management -Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing and Manufacturing

-Excellent presentation and communication skills -Program execution experience

Salary Range: $103,700.00 - $135,000.00

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: 2021-08-27 Expires: 2021-12-27
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