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 production schedules and coordinates with Engineering, Manufacturing, and Global Supply Chain to ensure a controlled flow of approved materials timed to meet production requirements.

Advises management of the status of work in progress and potential production problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided to support master production schedule, shop load, and inventory requirements.

Coordinates interdepartmental activity with Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Procurement, Engineering, etc.; schedules and expedites the movement of parts 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 to start

  • Proficiency in MS Project

  • Proficiency in MS Excel

  • This position requires having a minimum of an active DoD Secret clearance within a 5 year review to start and the ability to maintain

  • Ability to obtain and maintain program clearance is required also

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree

  • 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.