Manager Production Planning Scheduling 1Charlottesville, VA

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.

The Charlottesville, VA Operations team is seeking a candidate to lead and manage our shop floor program planning organization. The successful candidate will be well organized, a strong communicator and team leader, and able to adapt to constantly changing demands.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads the team of program planners, creating an inclusive and learning based culture

  • Supports the development and implementation of executable program manufacturing plans and strategies, achieving 100% on-time completion

  • Develops and Implements planning strategies to optimize facility and personnel resources across throughout all manufacturing areas

  • Coordinates with multiple stakeholders to ensure successful execution of program schedules

  • Monitors and evaluates program plan execution - helps identify early indicators of problems and supports team member in the development and implementation of return to green strategies

  • Holds team accountable for behaviors and performance

  • Effectively communicate plans, issues, needs to appropriate stakeholders

Key Skills:

  • Effective communicator (email, presentations, verbal skills)

  • Strong project management skills

  • Proficiency in program planning software and tools

  • Proficiency with Earned-Value Management fundamentals

  • Demonstrated leadership skills

Basic Qualification

  • Bachelor's Degree with at least 5 years of experience in Production Control or Material Requirements Planning, project management, logistics and sustainment, proposals, procurement, resource planning or accounting, OR a Master's Degree with at least 3 years of experience in Production Control, supply chain management, Material Requirements Planning project management, sustainment, proposals, procurement, resource planning or accounting OR High School Diploma/Equivalent with at least 9 years of experience in supply chain management, project management, sustainment, proposals, procurement, resource planning or accounting

  • Must have a minimum of 1 year experience leading a team, process, and/or projects.

  • Must be eligible to obtain a secret clearance and be a US citizen

  • Proficient in MSOffice

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 or more years of manufacturing experience

  • U.S Secret Level Clearance

  • SAP / MES or Costpoint ERP experience

  • SQL, Power BI, or Tableau, GOLD experience

  • Scheduling experience (Microsoft Project, Open Plan)

Salary Range: $82,100 - $123,100

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.