Northrop Grumman Operations Program Manager (OPM) 4 in San Diego, California

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike. For us, it's about more than just performing. It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

Some of the world's most technically advanced products are manufactured by employees, who work within Northrop Grumman Missions Systems, a leading provider of sensor systems for a variety of global security applications, including situational awareness and self-protection.

Northrop Grumman manufacturing plants are highly-automated, cutting-edge centers of excellence where employees leverage the latest technology, including the strategic use of automation, 3-D printing and robotics. There are a myriad of job functions associated, either directly or indirectly, with the manufacture of our products that range from machinists, engineers, operation program managers, and quality inspectors.

Our mission is to deliver differentiated value to our programs, by manufacturing products with the highest possible quality at the most affordable rate. Search our current job openings and join us to be at the front line of innovation.

TheAvionicsand Tactical Networks (ATN)team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as an Operations Program Manager (OPM) 4 based out of our Rancho Carmel facility in San Diego, CA.The OPM will work within Manufacturing and support the CNI Operating Unit.

What You'll get to Do:

  • Lead and direct activities between Manufacturing, Engineering, Global Supply Chain and Mission Assurance to develop and execute manufacturing build plans.

  • Responsible for coordinating schedules, cost requirements, and manufacturing visibility to both the Program Office and the Customer and maintaining quality, cost, and schedule requirements.

  • Work to targeted cost and schedule requirements.

  • Facilitate internal meetings to support design, production, and problem resolution.

  • Represent manufacturing at the program Risk Review Board (RRB) meetings and create / manage any applicable manufacturing risks and/or opportunities from the program risk register.

  • Support and generate proposal documentation as needed to foster new work.

  • position requires acting as a leader or member of a product team, responsible for product-level requirements analysis, design, engineering and fabrication of the products assigned.

Please be aware that this is a Professional Staff 4 position, not a Management band position

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with9 years of relevant work experience; 7 years of relevant work experience with a Master's Degree.

  • Experience in a multi-disciplined engineering and manufacturing environment.

  • Experience supporting the manufacturing discipline.

  • Experience in Firm Fixed Price contracts and Earned Value Management knowledge.

  • Current Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering.

  • Master's degree in Engineering, Business Management, Engineering.

  • Experience with cost, schedule, project leadership, and/or process improvement.

  • Experience performing PRR/MRA and bringing new products to volume production.

  • Experience with Risk Management, RTG plans, and Forecasting EACs, and managing budgets.

  • Previous engineering design experience on development programs.

  • Experience with electronic product builds, root cause/corrective action and troubleshooting.

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Additional benefits

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

https://benefits.northropgrumman.com/us/en2/BenefitsOverview/Pages/default.aspx

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.