Manager Programs 3Clearfield, UT

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 Program Manager 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Operations organization supporting a critical, classified Integrated Program Team (IPT) in Clearfield, Utah.

This IPT leader is responsible for the cost, schedule, quality, safety and technical performance of a major program element. This position will partner with the Vice President / Director, Program Build IPT, to oversee composite fabrication / assembly activities. This position will lead a matrixed organization that includes composite fabricators and production support teams (Engineering, ME, IE, Quality, etc). This role will be the primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance. Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications. Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas.

As a leader, you always act with integrity, and the highest ethical standards characterize everything you do. You enable your team to achieve predictable and balanced results, while satisfying the needs of internal and external partners. You treat all people with respect, and you model personal growth and continuous development. You know how to build an inclusive environment that attracts, retains, and inspires a diverse and engaged team. You develop trusted and valued customer relationships and communicate effectively, so that people throughout the organization feel engaged and connected to their work. You deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement, and respond vigorously to change.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree and 8 years of related professional/military experience that includes a background in U.S. government contracts, aerospace manufacturing, and/or project management; OR a Master's degree and 6 years of related professional/military experience that includes a background in U.S. government contracts, aerospace manufacturing, and/or project management

  • Prior experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost and achieving all requirements as either project lead, integrated program team or cost account manager (Demonstrated ability to manage utilizing EVMS)

  • Demonstrated success leading teams/and or organizations to achieve a common goals

  • Active Department of Defense secret or higher clearance with a background investigation completed within the last 6 years

  • Ability to obtain and maintain special program access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong manufacturing background in Composites fabrication and assembly

  • Demonstrated ability to established and lead a multi-disciplined Team aligned to cost and efficiency improvements

  • Ability to communicate at all levels of leadership inclusive of internal and external audiences; Excellent communication stills

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!

Salary Range: $156,000 - $234,000

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.