Redondo Beach, California

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 Project Management Specialist 3/4 (Principal/Senior Principal) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Redondo Beach, CA . This is a full-time on-site position within the Global Supply Chain organization.

Essential Functions:
Oversees and manages ongoing projects related to Teammate Furnished Equipment (TFE) covering all Supply Chain-related aspects of the TFE Statement of work (schedule, cost, quality, technical). Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving. Leads cross-functional project teams in support of execution of SOW. Interfaces directly with customer. Acts as CAM (Control Account Manager) for high value Control Accounts.

Schedule
Maintains Line of Balance visibility. Assesses schedule risks related to supplier deliveries and support of customer/program requirements. Directs cross functional teams to resolve issues. Makes recommendations on trades between schedule and cost.

Cost
Manages material Control Accounts related to the TFE Statement of work. Duties include baselining, monitoring, material forecasting, variance analysis and potential audit support. Works with Material Cost Management, Subcontracts and Procurement to manage control accounts proactively and progressively. Makes recommendations on trades between cost and schedule.

Quality
Collaborate with Supplier Quality organization on improvement plans for qualifying TFE suppliers to protect and improve overall quality performance on the program.

Technical
Collaborate with Engineering POCs and customer to ensure executable incorporation of changes and ensure successful implementation to project schedule

Basic Qualifications - Principal Level 3:
  • Bachelor's Degree with 6 years of relevant experience or Master's Degree with 4 years of business experience.
  • Supply Chain experience on a production/manufacturing program
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Intermediate MS Excel Skills
  • Intermediate SAP skills
Basic Qualifications - Senior Principal Level 4:
  • Bachelor's Degree with 10 years of relevant experience or Master's Degree with 8 years of business experience.
  • Supply Chain experience on a production/manufacturing program
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Intermediate MS Excel Skills
  • Intermediate SAP skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Aerospace manufacturing background
  • Expert MS Excel skills
  • Knowledge of EVMS, familiarity with earned value concepts
  • CAM
  • Presentation skills, including to high levels of leadership internally and externally to company
Salary Range: $83,800 USD - $125,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $103,900 USD - $155,900 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .

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.

Redondo Beach, California

 

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