Northrop Grumman Operations Project Management 3 in Melbourne, Florida

Operations Project Management 3

Requisition ID: 18007095

Location(s): United States-Florida-Melbourne

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Project Management 3 for Global Operations (OPM) for the Manned Aircraft Design Center of Excellence located in Melbourne, FL.

This is an individual contributor, non-manager, role with no direct reports.

In this role, the candidate will collaborate closely with the Tooling SMT and other key functional disciplines towards the goal of efficiently assessing and releasing engineering drawings in support of Production and Assembly of the Air Vehicle.

The candidate shall plan, prepare, issue and control production schedules and coordinate with Engineering, Manufacturing and Supply Chain to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements. In addition, candidate shall negotiate engineering drawing release schedules and manage production change incorporation plans to effectively mitigate assembly disruption. The candidate shall advise management of the status of work in progress, material availability and potential production constraints to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided to support master production schedule, shop load and inventory requirements.

The candidate shall possess the ability to see assigned projects through the various stages of initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, and closure. In addition, the candidate will regularly prepare and deliver briefs to stakeholders. Must be a self-starter and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced, highly technical work environment.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 6 years project management or project scheduling work experience or Master’s Degree with 3 years project management or project scheduling work experience

  • An Active, In-Scope, DoD Secret Security Clearance that has been granted / renewed within the past 5 years

  • High level of proficiency using Microsoft Office suite of programs, including Microsoft Project

  • 1 year of experience in manufacturing and assembly sequences

  • 1 year of experience in configuration change management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in database retrieval/usage

  • Ability to interpret technical drawings containing aircraft structure and electronics

  • Project Management Institute PMI Certification

  • Experience working on DOD aircraft development programs

  • Experience with equipment and systems integration into military and commercial aircraft

  • Excellent people skills

  • Excellent negotiation skills

  • Excellent written and oral skills

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.

Title: Operations Project Management 3

Location: Florida-Melbourne

Requisition ID: 18007095