Melbourne, Florida

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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal Project Management for Global Operations (OPM) for the Manned Aircraft Design Center of Excellence located in Melbourne, FL.

This is an individual contributor, non-manager, role with no direct reports.

Job Responsibilities 

In this analyst role, the candidate will collaborate closely with Engineering and other key functional disciplines towards the goal of efficiently assessing and releasing engineering drawings in support of Production and Assembly of the Air Vehicle.

The candidate shall plan, prepare, issue and control production schedules and coordinate with Engineering, Manufacturing and Supply Chain to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements. In addition, candidate shall negotiate engineering drawing release schedules and manage production change incorporation plans to effectively mitigate assembly disruption. 

The candidate shall advise management of the status of work in progress, material availability and potential production constraints to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided to support master production schedule, shop load and inventory requirements.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and collaborative/team settings across all levels.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree with 6 years of experience in project management OR 10 years of work experience in project management in lieu of bachelor's degree OR a Master’s Degree and 4 years of experience 

Must have an Active, In-Scope, DOD Secret Security Clearance or higher with a background investigation completed within the last four years

Must have the ability to obtain program access

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in project management, industrial engineering or manufacturing engineering with 4 years of project management like experience

Active, In-Scope, DOD Secret Security Clearance with Program Access

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.

Melbourne, Florida

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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