Dayton, Ohio

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’s Aeronautics sector is seeking a Program Manager 2 to support the Aerospace Structure business unit. This position will be with the Missile and Launch segment team and located at the Dayton, Ohio facility.

The selected candidate will be leading the program management, development and closure of change proposals, supporting the development of scope growth opportunities, and supporting the production of advanced aerospace structures and assemblies. Program Manager responsibilities are broad and rewarding; you are the direct interface to both the internal and external customers in this position. For your internal customer, you will support in any capacity to ensure Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost goals meet the program requirements. The program manager is also responsible for capturing new and follow-on business through development of business relationships and achieving program expectations. For your external customer you are responsible for exceeding their execution expectations, meeting technical, quality, and delivery requirements for the program. Our work is mission critical and directly contributes to national security.

Responsibilities include the following:

Execute programs successfully by managing safety, quality, schedule and cost (P&L responsibility)

Report Program Reviews, Forecasts, EAC’s

Lead customer directed change delegations and proposals

Coordinate customer directed changes through the change control board

Lead Program Risk Board and Special Projects

The ideal candidate brings agility to the business and programs they are working, is a proven leader and can represent the company internally and externally. You take initiative, work with limited direction, and enjoy leading small and large teams and are comfortable around any level of management. Lastly, you are observant and pay attention to detail. Travel is 10% within the US or as needed based on program requirements to ensure a successful mission.

What We Offer: At Northrop Grumman, we are on the cutting edge of innovation -- building the next generation of sophisticated aircraft to protect our country. Our diverse portfolio of programs means there are endless paths to cultivate your career. We are well-known for our inclusive, family environment, phenomenal learning opportunities, and exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers. We also offer exceptional benefits/healthcare, a great 401K matching program, and 14 Employee Resource Groups inclusive of all employees!

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) and 9+ years of proven experience or a Master’s degree in a STEM field and 5+ years of proven experience

Must have a history of demonstrated leadership skills and ability to lead a group that are not direct reports (matrix organization)

Active DOD Secret clearance, and the ability to obtain special program access

Demonstrated financial management skills including: development and control of program budgets, schedules, EAC’s and able to recognize and capture program changes

Proficient use of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project)

Demonstrated history of effective and productive customer relationships

Preferred Qualifications:

Composite structures and or advanced materials product experience - Knowledge of radome and antenna design and RF testing

Background in engineering and/or engineered products

Program and/or Project management work experience with hand lay-up, assembly, testing, tooling development and partnering with major subcontractors

Proposal experience with antennas, radomes, and performing RF testing services to both internal and external customers

Experience working with major prime customers especially with sophisticated user customers

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.

Dayton, Ohio

Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO.

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