Manufacturing Analyst 3 - Operations Project Management

Please be aware that this is a Professional Staff Band 3 position, not a Management position

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector - located in Linthicum, MD - has an immediate need for a Manufacturing Analyst 3 - Operations Project Manager (OPM).

This is a Professional Operations Program Support position in the Life Cycle Sustainment Operations Center with responsibilities for coordinating repair, modification, and sustainment projects for DOD and commercial contracting customers.

Responsibilities include:

Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team and line management

Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports

Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives

Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients

Duties include setting and meeting sales objectives; monitoring costs, tracking material consumption, replenishments and interplant shop orders; and ensuring the program performance meets the terms and conditions of the contract

Customer interface extends to external and internal customers: responding to customer inquiries, providing customized status reports, acting as liaison between the Logistics Programs and Manufacturing Operations to ensure the timely repair and return of government assets and material

May facilitate self-directed work teams, provide training in core skill areas to teams and peers, and interact with internal and external customers with respect to product planning, and problem resolution

This is a fast paced logistics program support position in a high energy, team centered environment where emphasis is on customer satisfaction. This position provides an excellent opportunity for the well rounded professional to experience another dimension of professional responsibility. 

The OPM should have experience working with teams, effective communication skills, and the ability to schedule work plans to meet scheduled commitments. He/she must also have the ability to work in a manufacturing environment and adhere to safety and safe shop practices; and the ability to adapt and work independently to meet short term requests and provide reporting on multiple programs to a variety of customers with limited supervision.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 6 years of relevant experience or Master's degree with 4 years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft system application tools
  • Experience interpreting engineering drawings
  • Experience in a manufacturing and/or repair depot environment
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret level security clearance (US Citizenship is a prerequisite.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of repair depot operations strongly preferred
  • Technical background
  • Experience in proposal roles and responsibilities a plus
  • Experience in SAP (MES) (or related) and Gold knowledge
  • Experience working with radar related technologies
  • Operational and sustainment repair support experience
  • Material management experience
  • Vendor and logistics/supply chain experience
  • Experience with cost, schedule, project leadership

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.


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