Principal Production Planner Level 3 (Weekend Shift) (D-Shift)Clearfield, 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 openings for Principal Production Planner Level 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The selected candidates will support manufacturing planning related to aircraft manufacturing (composite, metallic, and assembly). The shift is Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 6:00pm - 6:00am . This position is located in Clearfield, Utah. Want to work on the cutting edge of aerospace? Come join us!


  • Plans sequence of fabrication, assembly, installation, and other manufacturing operations relating to specific portion of the product for guidance of production workers

  • Plans detail operations from blueprints, engineering orders, change notices, and other engineering releases.

  • Determines the need for tooling and makes recommendations for the design and planning of required tools.

  • Prepares shop work orders for materials and product processing and coordinates with schedulers to ensure that items are being processed according to specifications and time requirements.

  • Maintains progress reports, schedules, and other related records.

Basic Qualifications:

Principal Production Planner Level 3:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 4 years additional education and/or experience in Manufacturing, Production, Planning, Aerospace or Aeronautics.

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance.

  • Ability to work D-shift (Friday, Saturday & Monday from: 6:00pm - 6:00am).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience authoring manufacturing procedures.

  • Special Access Program clearance.

  • Pursuing Bachelors STEM Degree.

  • Experience in working with aerospace specifications and drawings.

  • Experience working in an aerospace manufacturing environment.

  • Experience creating and maintaining MBOMs.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications.

  • Experience in the areas of composite hand layup, bonding, cure, fastened assembly, subsystems installation, metallic hardware or machining experience.

  • Functional knowledge of production control systems (SAP/Visual Mfg/etc)

  • Preference will be given to individuals already accessed to Special Access Programs

  • Experience in the use of CAD software

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 match

Salary Range: $54,400 - $90,600

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.