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Northrop Grumman Principal/Sr. Principal Operations Project Manager in Sykesville, Maryland

* Please be aware that this is a Professional position, not a Management position. *

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector's Power/Control Systems business is looking for an Operations Project Manager at our Sykesville, Maryland campus.

Northrop Grumman's Power/Control Systems is a leading supplier of power conversion equipment for the U.S. military. Our power electronics is at the forefront of the industry and is aligned to be an integral part of the future of military power systems. Join us for the chance to work with an amazing, experienced, and talented team while helping serve your country.

The Operations Project Manager (OPM) is responsible for interfacing between the program office and manufacturing. The OPM coordinates and directs activities between Manufacturing, Engineering, Materials and Test to develop and execute manufacturing build plans. This position is responsible for coordinating schedules and cost requirements; manufacturing visibility to both the Program Office and the Customer; and maintaining quality, cost, and schedule requirements. The OPM is responsible for product level requirements analysis, design, engineering and fabrication of the products assigned.

The ideal candidate will have a strong working knowledge and experience with material requirements planning, inventory and production material management, and some working knowledge of earned value management (EVM). She/he will also have leadership and project management skills; as well as excellent communications skills, to be able to interface with all functional areas related to hardware support and delivery. The OPM will also have the ability to collaborate in a team environment and the ability to prioritize and adjust tasks to accomplish the project result.

This requisition may be filled at aPrincipal or Sr. Principal based on the qualifications listed below.

Basic Qualifications for a Principal:

-A Bachelor's degree is required.

-Candidates with a non-STEM Bachelor's degree must have a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree with a minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience.

-Candidates with a Bachelor's degree or higher in a STEM area (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) must have 5 years of relevant experience or 3 years of relevant work experience with a Master's degree.

  • Related experience, which may include program management/ project scheduling experience; working experience in an engineering or technology role; and/or working experience in a production/manufacturing environment

-Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  • U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance.

Basic Qualifications for aSeniorPrincipal:

-A Bachelor's degree is required.

-Candidates with a non-STEM Bachelor's degree must have a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree with a minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience.

-Candidates with a Bachelor's degree or higher in a STEM area (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) must have 9 years of relevant experience or 7 years of relevant work experience with a Master's degree.

-Related experience, which may include program management/project scheduling experience; working experience in an engineering or technology role; and/or working experience in a production/manufacturing environment

-Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  • U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Project

  • Strong knowledge and experience as a CAM (Control Account Manager) managing Earned Value

  • Experience with SAP.Basic and/or other ERP system

  • Experience with data mining

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.

Job Category : Program Management

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