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Northrop Grumman Associate Project Management/Deputy Program Manager in Iuka, Mississippi

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!

The Northrop Grumman Large Structures Center of Excellence (LSCOE)facility team at Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems (NGIS) is looking for you to join our team as a Project Manager based out of Iuka, MS.

What You'll get to Do:

The Project Manager will be responsible for supporting the Program Manager in all aspects of cost, schedule and technical performance. PM roles and responsibilities include:

  • Assure that all aspects of the design and manufacturing processes are controlled and that qualified baselines are thoroughly managed including full traceability to the qualified baseline as Integrated Product Team (IPT) Leader

  • Generates and distributes agenda & minutes of IPT meetings with assigned actions

  • Assures timely and effective root cause investigation and corrective action implementation in support of MRB disposition

  • Ensures design and process changes (Tooling, Facilities, Software, Materials, Process Techniques and Flow) are reviewed for potential impacts and approved in a controlled manner as defined by the Program

  • Holds formal IPT meetings with sufficient frequency to ensure the IPT is functioning as an integrated team

  • Provide oversight to assure that manufacturing and material schedules conform to delivery requirements and implement corrective action for variances

  • Engage in the preparation of program-related meetings, proposals, business plans, work statements & specifications, operating budgets, and financial terms/conditions of contract

  • Engage in the preparation and execution of daily programmatic activities, as directed

  • Act as a customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with the customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance

  • Support establishment of milestones and monitors adherence to Integrated Master Plans and Schedules, identifies program problems and recommends solutions

  • Direct the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, development, and administrative areas

  • Coordinate staff planning and allocation with Functional Management organizations (e.g. Engineering Department)

  • Support routine status briefings for both Orbital ATK and internal/external customers.

  • Assist in the oversight of the earned value management system (EVMS) process, ensuring that input from CAMs is timely and accurate

  • Implement and maintain a robust, proactive Risk/Opportunity Management process

  • Support development of new business opportunities, or expands current lines of business with the customer

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's Degree in business, information systems, engineering, or related field OR- 4 years of experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Experience in aerospace, defense or related manufacturing industry with progressive Project Management and/or Operations Management

  • Experience in organizational change, change management, staff realignment.

  • Demonstrated experienceusing metrics to drive performance success on managed programs

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Master's degree in business, information systems, engineering or similar field

  • 2 years of experience as a Program Manager, Deputy Program Manager or Integrated Product Team (IPT) Leader for aerospace and/or composites manufacturing programs

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