Operations Program Manager - MEPCommerce, CA

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.

An organization within Northrop Grumman Space Systems' Payload and Ground Systems (PGS) division, Mission Enabled Products is a leading designer, producer, and supplier of spacecraft components that power and enable satellites of all classes. Products include spacecraft panels, bus structures, precision optical structures, deployable structural systems and mechanisms, solar arrays, and antenna reflectors. Our products are on virtually every U.S. satellite built in the last 20 years. Seeking an enthusiastic and highly organized proposal manager with strong multi-tasking and people person skills

Learn more about Mission Enabled Products at our website: https://www.northropgrumman.com/space/spacecraft-components/

Responsibilities of Manufacturing Manager:

NOTE: This position is a combination of Operations Manager and Program Manager.

  • Managing and maintaining the day-to-day interfaces and communications between the assigned Product Leaders, Program Managers, Manufacturing, Planning, Test, Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP), Mission Assurance (MA), Supply Chain (SCM), Engineering, and Shipping.

  • Achieving targeted cost and schedule requirements.

  • Facilitating internal meetings in a way to support projects, production, and problem resolutions.

  • Support manufacturing cost improvement projects.

  • Leading or participating on a product team, responsible for product-level requirements analysis, engineering and manufacturing of the products assigned, product tracking, and product visibility.

  • Driving constraint resolution and creating / managing any applicable manufacturing risks and/or opportunities.

  • Supporting proposal activity as a manufacturing.

  • Drive execution priority programs throughout the shop.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree and 5 years of relevant work experience.

  • The candidate must have experience in leadership and project management as well as operations management.

  • Experience with SAP or other Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and MS Office applications including Excel, Word, Project, and Power Point

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering.

  • Experience with cost, schedule, project leadership, and/or process improvement

  • Manufacturing or Engineering experience.

  • Experience with bases of estimates, shop order creation, and Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS).

Salary Range: $122,200 - $183,400

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 most positions.