Northrop Grumman Project Management 3 in Palmdale, California

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.

Oversees and manages the operational aspects of projects and serves as a liaison between the project team and integrated product team (IPT)/program leadership.

Plans, organizes, and directs projects utilizing a systems approach.

Works with project and leadership teams to ensure the effective management of schedule, budget, and risk.

Facilitates meetings and working groups to build consensus, ensure effective time management and task completion, and promote effective communication within the team and to leadership.

Assesses project risks/issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer satisfaction of goals and objectives.

Plans, prepares, issues, and controls project along with schedules and coordinates with various functional groups to ensure projects are executed to schedule and expectations.

Negotiates engineering drawing release schedules and manages production change incorporation plans to effectively mitigate assembly disruption. Schedules and expedites the movement of parts or communicates other manufacturing changes through the generation of Work Release Orders

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years of project management and or production environment is required

  • Proficiency in MS Project and Power Point

  • An active DOD Secret Clearance (having a 5 year review) is required to start and the ability to obtain program access clearance is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree

  • Program Clearance

  • Understanding of the change management process

  • PMP Certification

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.