Northrop Grumman (DoD SkillBridge) Sr. Principal Logistics Management Analyst 4, Yuma, AZ Yuma, AZ

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation's military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman's 90,000 employees self-identifies as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists. The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service , for up to 180 days . The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as Active-duty service members .

Responsibilities for this internship position are:

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman - Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for Skillbridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.

Goals - Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.

Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission "Defining Possible" on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.

Outcome - Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.

DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:

  • Has served at least 180 days on active duty

  • Is within 12 months of separation or retirement

  • Will receive an honorable discharge

  • Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS

  • Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months

  • Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what's possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems (NGDS), F-35 Sustainment HPSI Operating Unit, has an opening for a Sr. Principal Logistics Management Analyst 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. You will be assigned as a Sr. Principal Logistics Management Analyst 4 supporting F-35 organizational maintenance at MCAS Yuma, AZ . Your Mission will be to support O-Level maintenance on F-35.

Position to be staffed as a Time Compliance Technical Directives Program Coordinator / Aircraft Maintenance Controller.

Your duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Principle responsibility will be to serve as the Time Compliance Technical Directives Program Coordinator, responsible for ensuring all aircraft Time Compliance Technical Directives (TCTDs) are processed according to Type Version Effectivities (TVE).

  • Work directly with supply chain management to ensure applicable tooling, parts, and/or consumables are on-hand to perform TCTDs.

  • Augment maintenance control and help control the flow of maintenance while keeping up with an aggressive flight schedule.

  • Augment maintenance expeditors and shift maintenance priorities as aircraft availability changes.

  • Coordinates communication between squadron maintenance departments for combat FOD walks, fuel support, aircraft movement, support equipment.

  • Identify and ensure Aircraft components are applicable to specific aircraft using Logistics Control Number (LCN) Bill of Material (BOM).

  • Coordinate with ALIS (Autonomic Logistics Information System) team members to ensure EEL updates (Electronic Equipment Logs) and ALIS issues are resolved.

  • Use CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) to build Work Orders for maintenance against the aircraft and track them via JCNs (Job Control Numbers).

  • Write Action Requests (ARs) against ALIS/Parts/Aircraft for issues such as updating ALIS Database for new parts, resolving UNK serial numbers not properly tracked from manufacturing, or requesting further information on MDRs (Maintenance Deviation repairs).

  • Use JTD (Joint-Service Technical Data) to build Work Orders and research part information based on Spec PN/VPN and Cage Code, track any weight and balance changes to the aircraft and ensure AWBS information is relayed to the owning unit.

  • Track and Push PAIRS against an aircraft using MM_PAIRS, build solution sets and create Maintenance Actions using LCNS.

  • Ability to provide temporary support to our other CLS locations and/or emerging deployments.

  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays, and weekends and support on call status for 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week, 365 days a year.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and 8 years of related experience. Will consider a Bachelor's Degree plus 4 years of related experience. Or, 6 with a Masters.

  • Previous maintenance or production control / planning experience.F-35 ALIS/JTD/TCTD experience.

  • F-35 Maintenance Controller/ Air Force Maintenance Expeditor experience.

  • F-35 Aircraft Maintenance experience. A bility to read and interpret technical data and blueprint drawings.

  • US Citizenship required.

  • Must have an Active Secret Clearance or higher with the ability to maintain .

  • Must have the ability to obtain Special Access Program clearance, as required .

  • Meets DoD SkillBridge qualifications as per DODI 1322 .29

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university relevant to the aviation industry such as Aviation Maintenance Management, Aeronautics, Aviation Business Administration, Aerospace Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Business Management, Business Administration, Aviation Finance, or Finance degree.

  • 2 years of experience as a TCTO/TCTD coordinator on F-35.

  • 5 years F-35 Flightline Maintenance experience.

  • In-depth F-35 ALIS/CMMS experience.

  • 3 years F-35 Flightline Expediter / Maintenance Control experience.

  • Highly skilled in using MS Excel, Power Point, Word, etc.

  • Experience identifying and procuring consumables, HAZMAT, tooling, and spare parts required for specific operations.

  • U. S. Navy or U. S. Marine Corps experience with thorough understanding of F-35 Fighter Aircraft Systems and operations under COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 and 4790.35.

  • Excellent communication skills and experience in a Military-focused Customer Service-Related Industry.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


Salary Range: $79,600 - $99,500

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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