Manufacturing Process Specialist (PLM)

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, a leader in software defined, hardware enabled systems for national defense applications, is developing a next-generation Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system for Engineering and Manufacturing product and process data. This system will be the foundation of our digital transformation and the future of advanced Engineering and Manufacturing capabilities and automation within the company, including Model-Based Engineering and Additive Manufacturing.

As a member of the PLM Process and Architecture Team you will be participating in the development effort for the PLM system architecture in close collaboration with Enterprise Services/IT, Engineering, Manufacturing, and senior business leadership to deliver an integrated PLM system that meets cost, schedule, and quality requirements.

The Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Manufacturing Process Specialist will support the deployment of Teamcenter throughout Northrop Grumman Missions Systems as the PLM Solution. As one of the chief technical resources, the selected candidate will work collaboratively to compile business requirements and software capabilities into a cohesive and optimized toolset aligned with sector and enterprise PLM road maps. The successful candidate will provide guidance to stakeholders and solution providers on implementation of complex processes in the Teamcenter environment based on the requirements and gap analysis.

This position could be located out of a number of NGMS locations such as Baltimore, MD, San Diego, CA, Rolling Meadows, IL, Woodland Hills, CA based on successful candidate's ability and qualifications.

Responsibilities Include:

Provide technical guidance to help a team decompose existing Manufacturing processes and map them to new Teamcenter functionality and processes.
Lead the technical gap analyses between current and future systems. Provide consultation to the stakeholders on solutions and solution sets.
Advocate for change in existing processes or toolsets when needed.
Provide guidance to executive stakeholders and customers on proper implementation of Engineering and Manufacturing processes in Teamcenter.
Support end users of Teamcenter Manufacturing workflows and PLM administrators
Document all aspects of the system; ensure knowledge is readily shared among all those tasked with supporting Teamcenter.
Support business readiness and change management activities prior to go-live.
Understand, define, and prioritize business and customer needs to deliver capabilities in the Teamcenter environment.
Manage budget and schedule for assigned activities.

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Basic Qualifications:

9 years of technical experience with a Bachelor's of Science in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, or other related fields. 7 years of relevant experience with a Master's degree.

Experience with/knowledge of any of the following:

o Model Based Manufacturing
o Manufacturing Execution Systems
o Creating and Maintaining Manufacturing Bills of Material
o Assembly Planning, including virtual work instructions
o Creating and Maintaining Bills of Process
o Computer Aided Manufacturing Processes

A demonstrated understanding of Manufacturing Processes.
Experience with leading and tasking integrated teams with diverse skillsets.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Agile development processes and tools.
General understanding of the Software Lifecycle Process, end user support, and process documentation
Experience defining and maintaining requirements for complex systems.
Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
Experience with Agile and SAFe methodology.

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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