Palmdale and Antelope Valley Facilities Director 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Facilities Director 1 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will supporting Palmdale and Antelope Valley, but will be located in Palmdale, CA.

The Palmdale/ AV site is comprised of over 2M square feet of space including complex manufacturing, paint, test, offices, laboratories and high bay assembly areas. The Palmdale Center of Excellence is situated on a Government Owned, Contractor Operated (GOCO) property and is laid out over four different sites as well as Mojave.

This person will be chartered to lead the Palmdale Aircraft Assembly Center of Excellence expansion, reconfiguration, and construction to support existing high rate production programs, with particular emphasis on the ramp up of large restricted programs and increased production rate of a major and critical sustaining program

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible to execute the fiscal and operational responsibilities associated with the following facilities disciplines across all programs, functions, and CoE operations across the Palmdale / AV site:
    • Project Management
    • Construction Management
    • Facility Infrastructure Maintenance
    • Production Equipment Maintenance
  • Responsible for customer, regulatory and environmental compliance.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 9 years of experience in facilities maintenance operations and/or engineering, planning, design/architecture.
  • Position requires someone with prior experience managing cross discipline teams, budgets, and schedules.
  • Project management experience.
  • Must have a current in scope DOD Secret Clearance.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with classified environment (SCIF, SAP, etc.) construction standards preferred.
  • Experience managing in a GOCO facility preferred.
  • Top Secret Clearance or Special Program Access
  • Knowledge of LEED standards preferred.
  • Must have excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Strong ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a high-paced environment
  • Program Management


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.${descr2}${descr3}


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