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Northrop Grumman Program Manager 1 in Dayton, Ohio

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. We push the boundaries of innovation, and drive advances in various sciences. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems (NGIS) is looking for you to join our team as a Program Manager based out of Dayton, OH.

What You'll get to Do:

Program Manager Responsibilities are broad and rewarding; you are the direct interface to both the internal and external customers in this position. For your internal customer, you are responsible to support in any capacity to ensure Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost goals meet the program requirements. The program manager is also responsible for capturing new and follow-on business through development of business relationships and achieving program expectations.

For your external customer you are responsible for exceeding their execution expectations, meeting technical, quality, and delivery requirements for the program.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Execute programs successfully by managing safety, quality, schedule and cost (P&L responsibility)

  • Report Program Reviews, Forecasts, EAC's

  • Lead customer directed change delegations and proposals

  • Coordinate customer directed changes through the COEchange control board

  • Lead Program Risk Board and Special Projects

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values . The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility . At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance

  • Progressive job related experience including a minimum of5 years of experience in program, project, and/or functional management

  • Must have a history of demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to lead a group that are not direct reports (matrix organization).

  • Demonstrated financial management skills including: development and control of program budgets, schedules, EAC's and the ability to recognize and capture program changes.

  • Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project).

  • Must have a demonstrated history of effective and productive customer relationships.

  • Must be proficient in the concepts of continuous improvement and Lean Manufacturing.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Knowledge of electronic assembly a pluse

  • Experience in Composite or Electronic Aerospace manufacturing highly desired.

  • Background in engineering and/or engineered products is preferred

  • Program and/or Project management work experience with hand lay-up, assembly, testing, tooling development and working with major subcontractors highly desired.

  • Government proposal experience with aircraft structures and systems is highly desired.

  • Experience working with major prime customers especially with sophisticated user customers.

What Will Make You Successful:

  • Must be able to quickly understand associated roles and responsibilities to delegate and manage execution of the program.

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills, including effective presentation skills for program data and reporting.

  • Good organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.

  • Ability to solve problems in a timely and effective way

  • Ability to work within a process and demonstrated ability implementing process improvements

  • Action-oriented; driven by tasks and measurable results.

  • Ability to work with minimal direction in a dynamic fast paced, changing environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with an organization at all levels

  • Able to deal effectively with stress and conflict

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Demonstrated work ethic

  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions in a timely manner in a dynamic environment

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Additional benefits

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

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 most positions.

Job Category : Program Management