Principal Project Management (Level 3 & 4)Palmdale, 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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems sector has an opening for a Principal/Sr Principal Project Management to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals within our Global Supply Chain organization. This position is located on site i n Redondo Beach or Palmdale, California.

This position is seeking a highly motivated, strong communicator to join the Global Supply Chain Program Management. This position will be in fast-paced, un-classified and classified environment. Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects on behalf of GSC Program Management and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management. Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients. This position will require gathering data from systems and preparing PPT slides to present to leadership teams.

We offer flexible work arrangements, 9/80* work schedule with every other Friday off, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

  • *This position will be a hybrid-work environment. Employee will work 50% in office with remote work permitted.

  • *This position may be filled at a level 3 or level 4

Key responsibilities include :

  • This position requires the ability to lead projects cross functionally between IPTs, engineers, CAMs, Subcontract buyers, general procurement buyers, goods movement, logistics, and production control. The applicant will have experienced/knowledge in these functions in order to drive actions and solutions

  • Candidate must be an independent self-starter able to work with multi-disciplined teams to analyze and solve problems and meet customer needs/contractual requirements

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

  • Manage earned value reporting for various cost accounts

  • Manage risk and issues for the grater GSC team

  • Support functional and program leadership briefings

Basic Qualifications Level 3:

  • Must have 5 years of experience in Supply Chain Management, logistics, subcontracts, contracts management, proposal price/cost analysis with Bachelors; 3 Years with Masters

  • May consider 9 years of Project Management, Supply Chain, or Proposal/Price Analysis in lieu of a degree

  • Must have experience using SAP

  • Must have the ability to obtain a DoD Secret level clearance, with the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the Company to meet its business needs.

Basic Qualifications Level 4:

  • Must have 9 years of experience in Supply Chain Management, logistics, subcontracts, contracts management, proposal price/cost analysis with Bachelors; 7 Years with Masters

  • May consider 13 years of Project Management, Supply Chain, Proposal/Price Analysis in lieu of a degree

  • Must have experience using SAP

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance and Special Program Access within a reasonable amount of time as determine by the company to meet business needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Supply chain, cost mgmt. or CAMs is a plus

  • Excel and PowerPoint experience

  • Aerospace background

  • CAM Certified

  • Experience in Teamcenter, MS SharePoint, MS Project, JIRA, MS Excel, data analytics from SAP back tables, Manfacturing Execution System

Salary Range: $88,700 - $133,100

Salary Range 2: $109,900 - $164,900

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.