Northrop Grumman Manager Operations Program Engineering 2 in Sunnyvale, California

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Northrop Grumman Marine Systems is seeking an Operations Program Manager (Manager Operations Program Engineering 2) to join our team in Sunnyvale. Working closely with the Program Manager and Manufacturing Operations functional management, this individual will be responsible for execution of the manufacturing scope of a multimillion dollar Launcher program. You will be the single point of contact within manufacturing leadership for the program.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Propose, plan/baseline, and execute to performance management baseline

  • Champion and lead change management processes to resolve problems

  • Coordinate responses with functional organizations to keep project on schedule

  • Perform risk and opportunity management functions for the manufacturing scope in concert with the overall program RSKOM

  • Manage EVMS and cost account management functions

  • Mentor and guide functional CAMs within operations

  • Manage 1-2 individual contributors




Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors degree

1+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment

1+ years of experience in Program and/or Project Management

1+ years of experience in Earned Value Management

Experience using ERP systems in a manufacturing environment

Ability to travel (generally less than 5%)

U.S. citizenship

Ability to obtain a security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working on government contracts

Experience with hardware production proposals

Experience managing hardware production activity

Experience with SAP in a low volume, high mix manufacturing environment

Master's degree in Engineering or Management

PMP certification

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