Operations Project Manager (level 3 or 4) - Space ISR

The Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector - located in Linthicum, MD - has an immediate need for several Operations Project Managers (OPM). The OPM will work within the Space ISR Business area. The OPM must be a self-starter, self-motivated individual who can work in a fast-paced environment.

The responsibilities of an OPM include:

  • Managing and maintaining the day to day interfaces and communications between the assigned Program Management Office (PMO), Manufacturing, Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP), Mission Assurance (MA), Test, Engineering and Shipping.
  • Achieving targeted cost and schedule requirements.
  • Facilitating internal meetings in a way to support designs, production, and problem resolutions.
  • This position requires the individual to conduct him/ herself as a Leader or member of a product team, responsible for product-level requirements analysis, engineering and manufacturing of the products assigned, product tracking, and product visibility.
The OPM will represent manufacturing at the program Risk Review Board (RRB) meetings and create / manage any applicable manufacturing risks and/or opportunities from the program risk register. Furthermore, the OPM will support and generate proposal documentation as needed to foster new work.

Additionally, the OPM may present program visibility at internal/external meetings to include the executive level. The candidate must possess excellent communications skills, both verbal and written; strong interpersonal skills are a must along with a good problem solving mindset. The candidate must be willing and able to communicate effectively with cell management to efficiently build hardware in the period of performance/contract needs. The area of responsibility will primarily include the BWI East building and surrounding sites.

This is an Engineering position, not a Management position.

This requisition may be filled as a level 3 or a level 4 based on the qualifications below.

MANUMS
Basic Qualifications of a Level 3:
  • BS Degree or higher in a STEM Field and 5 years of relevant experience OR MS Degree in a STEM Field and 3 years relevant experience
  • Experience in manufacturing operations
  • The candidate must have experience in leadership and project management.
  • Active Secret Security Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain an SCI Clearance
  • Experience with SAP or other Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and MS Office applications including Excel, Word, Project, and Power Point

Basic Qualifications for a Level 4:
  • BS Degree or higher in a STEM Field and 9 years of relevant experience OR MS Degree and 7 years relevant experience
  • Experience in manufacturing operations
  • The candidate must have experience in leadership and project management.
  • Active Secret Security Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain an SCI Clearance
  • Experience with SAP or other Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and MS Office applications including Excel, Word, Project, and Power Point
  • Candidates being considered for a Level 4 should have experience with bases of estimates, proposal generation, shop order creation, and EVMS - submitting and approving.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong working knowledge and experience with resource planning, material requirements planning, inventory, and production material
  • Previous Manufacturing, Program or Engineering experience on fast paced production programs
  • Experience in defense, aerospace, or automotive industries
  • Current TS/SCI (Green Badge) Clearance
  • Experience with ISE/CADSTAR

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