Engineer Operations Program

Northrop Grumman
Dulles, VA
Jan 15, 2022
Jan 24, 2022
Full Time
Requisition ID: R10024271Category: EngineeringLocation: Dulles - VA, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 3At 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 "A cents € 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.The Tactical Space Systems Division Manufacturing organization has two openings for an Operational Project Manager (OPM) in Dulles, VA (may also reside in Gilbert, AZ) 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 executive 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 productsMechanical 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 requirementsDefine, 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 procurementEnsure Manufacturing has the needed resources (resources Manufacturing needs as well as allocation of resources from Manufacturing) to execute the programsManaging 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 ProgramFacilitating 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 requirementsBasic Qualifications:A Bachelor's degree or higher in a STEM area (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) and 3 years of relevant work experience or 1 years of relevant work experience with a Master's degreeThe candidate must have experience in leadership and project managementExperience working in Manufacturing, Engineering, Test, Production, Manufacturing or Industrial EngineeringAbility to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance per business requirements (US citizenship required)MS Office applications including Excel, Word, Project, and Power PointExperience in engineering or manufacturingAbility to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance per business requirements (US citizenship required)Working knowledge of Cost Point and Material Requirements Planning (MRP) systemsCandidate must have demonstrated ability in working with cross organizational teams and customersExperience with SAP or other Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and MS Office applications including Excel, Word, Project, and Power PointPreferred Qualifications:Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Business Management, Manufacturing, Industrial or Quality EngineeringActive security clearance or ability to obtain oneDemonstrated 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 experienceAt the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:Medical, Dental & Vision coverage401kEducational AssistanceLife InsuranceEmployee Assistance Programs & Work/Life SolutionsPaid Time OffHealth & Wellness ResourcesEmployee DiscountsThis position's standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.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 /EEO. US Citizenship is required for most positions."Salary Range: 80000 - 100000Employees 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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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 US Citizenship is required for most positions.