Northrop Grumman Engineer 3 in Redondo Beach, California

You will lead development of cost/benefit analysis to reduce the cost stackup on the F-35 aircraft

-Lead the teams outside the Affordability team to ensure accurate inputs and buyin to all numbers

-Lead the basic financial analysis associated with each business case

You will convert the cost/benefit analysis to an execution plan

-Work with the teams impacted by the initiative to develop a realistic execution plan with appropriate details included to manage execution risk

-Solid grounding in project management (SPI, CPI, EV)

You will manage portfolio of projects to execute successfully

You will lead project execution

-Accurately identify risks that could prevent or delay successful project execution

-Work mitigation strategies to recover projects as necessary

You will work with the Contracts Group as needed to resolve discrepancies and better define the appropriate Affordability contract as required.

You will prepare, maintain, and report Affordability Metrics

You will manage reporting metrics to the customer and the US Government; manage them to set realistic reporting expectations

You will lead data analysis techniques that support strong contract negotiations and other Program level tasks as required

You will develop executive briefings/presentations and execute other special assignments as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) related field.

  • 5 +years of work experience in a cost control or affordability environment

  • 2 years +of Financial Analysis

  • Project Management and valuation experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Business Administration or Engineering

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably aircraft production

  • Experience with Lean and/or the Toyota Production System

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