Principal Operations Project Manager (OPM)

    • Woodland Hills, CA

Northrop Grumman manufactures some of the world's most technically advanced products. Our manufacturing plants are highly-automated, cutting-edge centers of excellence where employees leverage the latest technology, including the strategic use of automation, 3-D printing and robotics. There are a myriad of job functions associated with the manufacture of our products that range from machinists, engineers, operation program managers, and quality inspectors.

Our mission is to deliver differentiated value to our programs, by manufacturing products with the highest possible quality at the most affordable rate. Search our current job openings and join us to be at the front line of innovation.

The Operations team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal Operations Project Manager (OPM) based out of Woodland Hills, CA.

What You'll get to Do:

• Oversee and manage the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between Engineering, Factory Management, Planning & Scheduling, Mission Assurance, Material Management and the Program Office.
• Present Program Quality, Delivery and Cost status for all Programs to Executive Leadership.
• Review status of projects and budgets; manage schedules and prepare status reports.
• Assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet Schedule, Quality, Delivery and Cost to achieve client-satisfaction goals and objectives.
• Develop mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with Engineering, Factory Management, Mission Assurance, Material Management and Program Office.
• Prepare Cost Estimates for future business and performing Cost Account Management role.
• Develop Return to Green plans for Cost and Schedule variances as needed.
• Support Configuration Review Board for New Design releases or changes in design.



Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree with 6 years of experience; Master's Degree 4 years experience.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
• Able to work in a diverse group of senior leadership and communicate clearly.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree in Project Management.
• Proficient knowledge of MRP II Systems, SAP is preferred.
• 6-13 years of Manufacturing / Planning & Scheduling experience preferred.
• Able to work in a diverse group of senior leadership and communicate clearly.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Vision PowerPoint and Project).

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

• Health Plan
• Savings Plan
• Paid Time Off
• Additional benefits
o Education Assistance
o Training and Development

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

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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